Since July 2, 1995, the university has been keeping new hours. Official business hours are now 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please bear this change in mind when you try to contact our staff. Some offices are offering their staff flex-time so many offices are still open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This change has come about as a result of a reduction in the work-week, to bring university non-academic staff hours in line with other state employees.