Tarleton announces Labor Day closures, modified operating hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—In observance of Labor Day, Tarleton State University will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, including the offices of all non-essential services on the main campus in Stephenville.

Several campus departments and facilities, however, will remain operational with minimal staffing and modified hours over the Labor Day weekend.

Tarleton’s Recreational Sports Center will operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2; 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3; and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Labor Day. The center resumes normal operating hours Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The Dick Smith Library on the Stephenville campus will be closed Saturday, Sept. 2 through Labor Day. The library resumes its regular hours at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Tarleton Dining Services, including the Barry B. Thompson Student Center’s Texan Star Food Court, Study Grounds Café in the library, and the C-Store in the dining hall will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The dining hall, however, remains open during normal hours throughout the holiday weekend.

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Labor Day.

In addition to the Thompson Student Center’s modified hours, the Tarleton Campus Bookstore also will be closed Saturday through Monday, and the Tarleton Station Post Office will be closed all day Monday.

Tarleton’s parking office will close at 5 p.m. Friday, but university police will continue regular patrol shifts throughout the holiday weekend. In the event of a campus emergency during the holiday weekend, call 254-968-9265 or 9-1-1.

Tarleton, celebrating 100 years as founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. As a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) with campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, leadership, excellence and service.

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Contact: Kurt Mogonye
254-968-9460
[email protected]

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.