University of Minnesota Office of Classroom Management
Office of Undergraduate Education

General Purpose Classrooms – Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, standard classroom hours:

Classrooms are to be unlocked 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

*Please note building hours may vary from standard classroom hours. Be sure to carry your U Card with you at all times. For more information about specific building hours, visit the individual building details page via the Campus Maps website.

Saturday, standard classroom hours:

In order to provide better service Facilities Management (FM) and OCM support classroom use in select buildings on Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.:

  • Blegen Hall
  • Carlson School of Management
  • Folwell Hall
  • Hanson Hall
  • Humphrey Center
  • Keller Hall
  • McNeal Hall
  • Nicholson Hall
  • Peters Hall
  • Rapson Hall
  • Ruttan Hall
  • Robert H. Bruininks Hall

General purpose classrooms in other buildings are available on an exception/approval basis only. For more information, go to the After Hours Facility Use Request page.

Sundays or University Holidays:

The University is not open on Sundays or on University holidays.

Classrooms will be unlocked for scheduled activities (courses and events) that occur outside of standard hours of operation. Classroom events should be coordinated in advance with the Office of Classroom Management.

If a scheduled classroom door is locked:

Weekdays – call the Classroom Support Hotline at 612-625-1086

Evenings or weekends – call the Public Safety/Emergency Communications Center (PSECC) via the FM Call Center phone number: 612-624-2900. You will need to self-transfer to PSECC who will dispatch staff to unlock the door.