Due to the extreme summer temperatures and high humidity affecting the region, two of Western Illinois University’s residence halls and the University Union are designated as cooling centers for area residents.
Corbin and Olson commons will be open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. today (July 17) through Saturday, July 22 for anyone in need of a place to cool off. Drinking water refilling stations are available in each residence hall.
The University Union is open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday. The Union is closed Sunday. A drinking water refilling station is located near the University Union Bookstore entrance.
Burger King is open in the University Union 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday. Burger King is closed Sunday.
Sodexo will also have food available for purchase in the Corbin-Olson Dining Center (hours subject to change):
Breakfast: 7-8 a.m. (Mon), 7:15-8 a.m. (Tues), 6:30-8:30 a.m. (Wed-Fri), closed Saturday.
Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Mon-Fri); closed Saturday.
Dinner: 4:45-5:30 p.m. dinner (Mon-Fri); closed Saturday.