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Winter Recess Coverage

Northwestern University will observe a Winter Recess beginning December 22, 2023 through January 1, 2024. During this period, all academic and administrative offices will be closed. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. For questions, contact Procurement and Payment Services (PPS) at 847-491-8120 or procurement@northwestern.edu.

For any urgent logistics related matters during Winter Recess (docks, mail, lab gas), see below for emergency contact information. 

For any urgent non-logistics matters during Winter Recess (purchasing, accounts payable, vendor file management, corporate card, e-payment, central bill, e-procurement), please contact Jim Konrad, PPS Assistant Vice President, at j-konrad@northwestern.edu or call 847-491-8121 and leave a detailed message.

Processing Deadline

As we prepare to close our offices, below are a few reminders related to PPS availability:

PPS Winter Recess Schedule

Limited coverage arrangements have been made for our central receiving docks and lab services during Winter Recess. Please see below for details. However, we strongly encourage vendors to schedule or re-schedule deliveries during our normal operating hours.

Evanston (Tech and Hogan Docks and Mail Services)

Evanston (Tech and Hogan Docks and Mail Services)

December 22-26, 2023

Closed

December 27, 2023

Open: from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm*

December 28, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Closed

Chicago (Tarry and Rubloff Docks and Mail Services)

Chicago (Tarry and Rubloff Docks and Mail Services)

December 22, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Closed

Chicago (Lurie/Simpson Querrey Dock) schedule

Chicago (Lurie/Simpson Querrey Dock) 

December 22-25, 2023

Closed

December 26-28, 2023

Open: from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm*

December 29, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Closed

Evanston Lab Gas and Dry Ice schedule

Evanston Lab Gas and Dry Ice

December 22, 2023- January 1, 2024

Closed*

Chicago Lab Services (Tarry and SQ/Lurie)

Chicago Lab Gas and Dry Ice (Tarry and SQ/Lurie)

December 22-25, 2023

Closed

December 26-28, 2023

Open: from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm*

December 29, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Closed

Fisher Stockroom (Chicago and Evanston) schedule

Fisher Stockroom (Chicago and Evanston)

December 22, 2023 – January 1, 2024

Closed


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