The MSU VDL is closed on limited holidays due to lack of U.S. Mail and commercial delivery service (UPS, FedEx, DHL). To avoid delay of your testing requests, please keep this in mind when shipping specimens. For advice on shipping time- or temperature-sensitive samples around these holidays, please contact the laboratory.


      November 26 (Thursday) | CLOSED

      November 27 (Friday) | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

      [Clinical Pathology, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.]

      November 28 (Saturday) | Regular Saturday Hours


      December 24 (Thursday) | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

      [Clinical Pathology, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.]

      December 25 (Friday) | CLOSED

      December 26 (Saturday) | Regular Saturday Hours

      New Year

      December 31 (Thursday) | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

      [Clinical Pathology, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.]

      January 1 (Friday) | CLOSED

      January 2 (Saturday) | Regular Saturday Hours

      During limited hours on University holidays (11/27, 12/24, 12/31), building access and Client Service telephone lines will be available and our Receiving/Order Entry staff will be working to ensure your incoming specimens are handled promptly and efficiently. Please note that this will impact test schedules throughout the lab.

      Thank you for choosing the MSU VDL for your veterinary diagnostic needs. We wish you safe and happy holidays!