Tarleton announces schedule changes, closures for Thanksgiving holiday

Thursday, November 15, 2018

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University will close for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and reopen for normal business on Monday, Nov. 26. Several departments and facilities, however, will have modified hours to serve students during the holiday weekend.

All university offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23.

The Dick Smith Library on the Stephenville campus will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, but closed Thursday through Sunday. Texan Hall Library on the Fort Worth campus will close at noon Wednesday. Full services at the libraries resume at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26.

Tarleton’s Recreational Sports Center will remain open until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and reopen to clients from 1 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25. Normal operating hours, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., resume Monday, Nov. 26.

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, and remain closed until 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26. The Tarleton Post Office, located in the TSC, closes at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and reopens for business at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26.

The Tarleton Dining Hall closes at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, and reopens at 11:30 a.m. for mid-day meal service on Sunday, Nov. 25. All retail locations will be closed Wednesday through Sunday and resume normal operating hours on Nov. 26.

Tarleton’s Police and Parking administrative offices will be closed from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 25, but university police will continue regular patrol shifts throughout the holiday weekend. In the event of a campus emergency during the holiday weekend call 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.


Contact: Phil Riddle, News & Information Specialist
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A founding member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, 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.