Tarleton Campuses Close for MLK Day

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Tarleton State University administrative offices will close Monday, Jan. 16.

The university bookstore inside the Thompson Student Center, Student Health and Counseling Center, Alumni Association and Welcome Center also will close, as will the W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas in Thurber and the Rickett Library on the Fort Worth campus.

The dining hall will be open regular hours, 7 a.m-8 p.m. Dunkin Donuts will be open 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Blaze Pizza 4-10 p.m., and Chick-fil-A 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Recreation Sports Center will be open 6 a.m.-11 p.m., and the Dick Smith Library in Stephenville will open at noon and close at 5 p.m.

In the event of an emergency on campus, contact the University Police Department at 254-968-9265, or dial 911.

Normal hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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.