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Desk coverage as the year begins

Monday, August 24, 2020
updated 9/15/20


All communities have a nearby front desk that is staffed 24 hours a day. By community, those include:

  • Daisy Hill Commons
  • Downs
  • Stouffer
  • Corbin
  • Ellsworth
  • Lewis

Another set of front desks will have staff members in shifts that cover 7 a.m. until 3 a.m. During the time there is no one sitting at the front desk, from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., the phone number of these halls will be forwarded to a 24-hour a day desk:

  • Templin
  • Hashinger
  • McCarthy


The desk at Jayhawker Towers will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.

Crawford Community Center: This desk will not have hours until housing tours resume. A phone number for assistance is posted on the outside door.

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