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Brower Student Center

The Brower Student Center will continue to remain open to the public. Building hours are Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m.–10 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday–Sunday noon–4 p.m. All students, staff, and faculty must wear face coverings while in the building. Services and spaces have been adjusted to promote physical distancing and in an effort to keep guests safe. The Game Room will remain closed.

Spaces on both levels are available for students to study, to relax, and to enjoy food and beverages brought into the building or purchased from the Lions Den and vending machines. The Lions Den food court will now open at 11 a.m. Monday–Friday, with OBC and pizza open until 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. The Lions Den closes on Fridays at 4 p.m.

Computer Labs

Consistent with state guidelines, all computer labs will be open with reduced capacity during the spring semester. Virtual labs, including specialized software, are available.

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center, which reopened in October in accordance with state guidelines, closed for the winter break and will open again Feb. 1, at the start of the spring term. Learn more about using the Fitness Center facility.

Library

The Gitenstein Library will continue to be available to all students, whether residing on or off campus. All users must show a green pass within the Roar app and scan appropriate QR codes to enter; face coverings must be worn at all times. All five floors of the library will be open, but occupancy will be restricted to 25 percent of building capacity. View library hours.

As of March 12, in response to student requests for more places to study in the evening, the library will open the Extended Study Area (the first-floor area of the library adjacent to the Alumni Grove) and Labs 2 and 5 on the lower level Sunday–Thursday 810 p.m. Extended hours will go into effect in coming weeks as we procure student workers.

Ask a Librarian (reference) services will continue to be provided remotely, and course reserves will be limited to online materials. Students participating in remote classes in the library must bring their own headsets. No food or drinks may be consumed inside the building, with the exception of water bottles with straws. Both drive-up and walk-up curbside pickup of library materials will continue to be provided to faculty, staff, and students throughout the semester.

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Packer Hall

Packer Hall will operate as scheduling permits for athletic practice and competition.

Recreation Center

The Recreation Center will operate as scheduling permits for athletic practice and competition.

TCNJ Bookstore

Barnes & Noble, the TCNJ bookstore, will remain open to the public with limited hours: Monday–Friday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday noon–5 p.m. Face coverings must be worn by all customers, faculty, and staff inside the store, and the flow of store traffic promotes social distancing to keep all customers safe. Curbside pickup and ship-to-home contactless delivery options are available.