Tarleton Campus Closing for Thanksgiving Holiday


Wednesday, November 18, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University will close for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, and reopen Monday, Nov. 30. Several departments and facilities will have modified hours.

The Dick Smith Library on the Stephenville campus will be open from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday, and the Rickett Library on the Fort Worth campus will be open 8:30 a.m.-noon. Both facilities will close Thursday through Sunday and reopen Monday.

Tarleton’s Recreational Sports Center will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, and reopen from 4 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. Normal operating hours, 6 a.m.-11 p.m., resume Monday, Nov. 30.

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday and reopen at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29.

The Tarleton Dining Hall closes at 2 p.m. Wednesday and reopens at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, for midday meal service. All retail locations will be closed Wednesday through Sunday and resume normal operating hours Monday.

Tarleton’s police and parking administrative offices will be closed for the weekend, but university police will continue regular patrol shifts. In the event of a campus emergency, 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 14,000 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
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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 16,000 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.