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Experts on Furlough

UCR is Closed for the Holidays Starting Dec. 19

Furloughs and Holidays Close Campus

(December 16, 2009)

The campus at night. Photo by Carlos Puma.Enlarge

The campus at night. Photo by Carlos Puma.

The University of California, Riverside will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 19 until Monday, Jan. 4 due to holidays and furloughs.

All libraries, classrooms and offices will be closed to the public and there will be no deliveries and no responses to public information requests during this closure.

UCR/California Museum of Photography will continue some limited hours during that time for ongoing exhibitions in downtown Riverside.

The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.

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