Ohio University announces facility closures and reduced hours
ATHENS, Ohio (March 15, 2020) – Ohio University has announced facility closures and reduced hours for several facilities on the Athens campus.
Beginning Monday, March 16, the following buildings and centers will be closed until further notice:
• Ping Recreation Center
• Aquatic Center
• Bird Arena
• Golf & Tennis Center
• Walter Fieldhouse
• Driving Range
• Outdoor Pursuits
• Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium
• Galbreath Chapel
• Walter Hall Rotunda
• All dining halls, markets, and cafes
• Athena Cinema
• Kennedy Museum of Art
• LGBT Center*
• Multicultural Center*
• Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR)*
• Women’s Center*
*The Division of Diversity and Inclusion is available to help our University community. Click for contact information to reach our staff during the closure.
Additionally, Baker University Center will now be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday until further notice. West 82 on the first floor of Baker Center will be open at assigned times only for students who have been approved to remain on campus.
There will also be limited access to residence halls until further notice.
Other spaces may be added as circumstance evolve. Please watch regular www.ohio.edu/cornoavirus for updates.
No cases of coronavirus have been reported at any Ohio University campus or location, and we continue to believe the risk of transmission on our campuses is low at this time. However, as this outbreak is becoming more widespread in the United States, Ohio University is taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our communities and the public at large.
Please visit www.ohio.edu/coronavirus for more details about the faculty and staff transition to remote work arrangements.