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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.

Thanksgiving

November 24, Thursday | CLOSED

November 25, Friday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

November 26, Saturday | Regular Saturday hours


Christmas

December 23, Friday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

December 24, Saturday | Regular Saturday hours

December 25, Sunday | CLOSED

December 26, Monday | CLOSED

December 27, Tuesday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

December 28, Wednesday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

December 29, Thursday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


New Year

December 30, Friday | University holiday | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

December 31, Saturday | Regular Saturday hours

January 1, Sunday | CLOSED

January 2, Monday | CLOSED


During limited hours on University holidays (11/25, 12/23, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29, 12/30), 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 reduced hours and staffing 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!

Please note that the holiday operations schedule for the Clinical Pathology section, located at the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), supports the VMC’s Emergency and Critical Care services and is different from the schedule above.