Building Hours

Schedules

Sessions (During Semesters)
Campus Mon.–Fri. Sat. & Sun Holidays
Arapahoe 8 a.m.–10 p.m. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed
Paramita 8 a.m.–10 p.m. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed
Nalanda 8 a.m.–10 p.m. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed
Intersession (Between Semesters, including Spring Break)
Campus Mon.–Fri. Sat. & Sun Holidays
Arapahoe 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed Closed
Paramita 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed Closed
Nalanda 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Closed Closed

Exceptions

Building use outside of the hours posted here must be supervised by staff or core faculty. Academic classes and any special events, conferences, etc., falling outside these hours need to be approved before the events are publicized. Otherwise, the request may be denied and buildings may not be accessible.

If you have questions about exceptions to building hours, please contact Ardell Judd at ajudd@naropa.edu, Campus Safety Manager, or by phone at extension 4686.

Specific Dates: Semesters, Holidays, Breaks and Practice Days

General notes:

  • Facilities are closed during holidays and winter break.
  • Facilities are opened for limited use on Practice Days.
  • Exceptions to intercessions hours, etc., may be made for orientation events. Arrangement must still be made with Safety and Security, well in advance.

Academic Summer Sessions (Monday, June 2–Friday, July 27, 2014)

If no events are scheduled, buildings may close early.
Session 1 (Mon. June 2–Fri. June 27)
Session 2 (Mon. June 30–Fri. July 25)

Events

  • Holiday: Fourth of July (Fri., July 4)
    Campuses closed.

Summer Intersession (Saturday, July 26–Sunday, August 24, 2014) - Intersession hours apply.

Events

  • New Student Orientation & Registration (Thu. Aug. 28–Fri. Aug. 29, 2014)
    Exceptions to intersession hours will be made only for Orientation events, by arrangement with Safety and Security.

Fall Semester (Monday, August 25–Friday, December 12, 2014) - Regular semester hours apply.

  • First day of classes: Mon. Aug. 25
  • Last day of classes: Fri. Dec. 12

Events

  • Holiday: Labor Day weekend (Sat. Aug. 30–Mon. Sept. 1)
    • No classes, campuses closed.
  • Community Practice Day (Tues. Oct 7)
    • No classes, offices closed.
  • Holiday: Thanksgiving weekend (Thu. Nov. 27–Sun. Nov. 30)
    • No classes, campuses closed.
    • Note: On Weds., Nov. 26 there will be no classes, and buildings may close early.

Winter Intersession (Saturday, December 13, 2014–Sunday, January 11, 2015) - Intersession hours apply.

Events

  • Holiday: Winter Break (Sat. Dec. 20, 2014–Sun. Jan. 4, 2015)
    • No classes, campuses closed.
  • New Student Orientation & Registration (Thu. Jan 8–Fri. Jan. 9, 2015)
    • Exceptions to intersession hours will be made only for Orientation events, by arrangement with Safety and Security.

Spring Semester (Monday, January 12–Thursday, May 7, 2015) - Regular semester hours apply.

  • First day of classes: Mon. Jan. 12
  • Last day of classes: Wed. May 6, make-up day Thu. May 7
    • Note: Buildings not in use may close early on the make-up day, May 7.

Events

  • Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Mon. Jan 19)
    • No classes, campuses closed
  • Shambhala Day Celebration (Tue. Feb. 25)
    • No classes, offices closed
  • Holiday: Community Practice Day (Tue. Far. 3)
    • No classes, campuses closed except for spaces in use for the celebration
  • Spring Break (Sat. Mar. 21–Sun. Mar. 29) Intersession hours apply. 
    • Buildings officially open only Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Note: Commencement, Sunday, May 10, is during the first weekend of Spring Intersession. Buildings will be officially closed unless otherwise announced.

Spring Intersession (Friday, May 9–Sunday, June 1, 2014) - Intersession hours apply.

Events

  • Holiday: Memorial Day weekend (Sat. May 24–Mon. May 26)
    • No classes, campuses closed.

Questions

If you have questions about building hours or exceptions thereof, please contact Karina Scott at KScott@Naropa.edu, Campus Safety Assistant, or by phone at extension 4686.

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