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June 16, 2023

Dear Howard University Community,

Howard University will be closed on Monday, June 19, 2023, in observance of Juneteenth. The campus will resume regular hours of operation on Tuesday, June 20.

Closure Requirements

Unless designated as essential personnel, employees should not travel to Howard University to work. All buildings will be secured and locked. Essential personnel needing access to campus buildings must check in with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 202-806-1100.

Essential Operations

  • DPS will provide continuous safety and security coverage and building access to essential employees during the federal holiday.
  • Physical Facilities Management will continue to respond to urgent situations and emergencies.
  • Enterprise Technology Services Help Desk support will be available, and personnel will be on standby for emergency IT-related issues.
  • Howard University Hospital will remain open.
  • The Faculty Practice Plan will be closed on Monday, June 20, and service will resume on Tuesday, June 21.
  • There will be no shuttle service on Monday, June 19. Shuttle services will resume Tuesday, June 20.
  • The Bison One Card Office will be closed Monday, June 19. Please get in touch with onecard@howard.edu for any urgent matters.
  • The University bookstore will be closed Monday, June 19.
  • Graphics & Printing will be closed on Monday, June 19.
  • Mail Services will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The Bethune Annex Cafe, the Market at Bethune Annex, and the Market at West Tower will be open from 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. All other dining services will be closed. 
  • WHUR-FM and WHUT-TV will continue their regular programming schedules.

All other requests for staff to work during the holiday are to be restricted to critical and time-sensitive activities in accordance with Howard University’s policies and federal guidelines.

Have a safe and restful holiday.

Excellence in Truth and Service,

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer