Repair Clinic set for late February

February 8, 2022 (Volume 45, Number 11)
Article by Peg West

Two people holding a piece of clothing at the repair clinic

Students will have an opportunity to have rips in clothing or backpacks fixed at the Repair Clinic; a 2019 clinic is pictured with Kathy Agee, from the Regional Math and Science Center, at right.

Photo Credit: Valerie Hendrickson

The second Repair Clinic of the academic year is on tap, giving students an opportunity to have volunteers fix rips, reattach backpack straps and more.

Faculty and staff members use their equipment to provide the free service to students.

The form that the clinic will take depends on the university's COVID-19 alert level, according to organizers.

If the university is at Alert Level 2, the clinic will be held on February 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Holton-Hooker Living Center's multipurpose room.

If the university is at an Alert Level 3, students may drop off their items from noon-1 p.m. on February 21-24 at B-4-232 MAK (the dean's office for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences). The repaired items will be available for pickup later.

So far, clinic volunteers have made 412 repairs, said Monica Johnstone, clinic organizer who is also director of communications and advancement for CLAS. Knitting lessons and drop-in advising are also staples of the clinic and will be available if the in-person event is held.

For more information, including an update on the format, visit the Repair Clinic website.

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This article was last edited on February 8, 2022 at 8:23 a.m.

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