Tarleton announces closures, amended hours for holiday break

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University will close all facilities for winter break beginning at noon Friday, Dec. 21. Campuses and other operations will reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

Campus dining services closed Dec. 13 and will reopen for brunch at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. All other dining locations, including the Barry B. Thompson Student Center’s Texan Star Food Court and Study Grounds Café in the Dick Smith Library, resume normal operating hours Monday, Jan. 14.

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center, including the Tarleton Food Pantry and the Tarleton Campus Bookstore inside, will close for the holiday break at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, reopen at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, and close Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5 and 6.

The Dick Smith Library is closed from 5 p.m. Dec. 21 through Jan. 1. The library will resume interim hours Jan. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Normal semester hours will resume at 7 a.m. Jan. 14.

The Texan Hall Library on the Fort Worth campus will be closed from noon Friday, Dec. 21, until 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily until Jan. 14 when regular hours resume.

Tarleton’s Recreational Sports Center and Campus Recreation Department will close at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, and reopen at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, operating on a modified schedule until Jan. 12, when normal hours resume. Holiday operating hours Jan. 2-13 are 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

If you have an emergency on campus during the break, contact the University Police Department at 254-968-9265 or dial 911.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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Contact: Phil Riddle, News & Information Specialist
817-484-4415
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A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.