Tarleton Campuses Close to Observe MLK Jr. Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 13, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Tarleton State University administrative offices are closed Monday, Jan. 18.

The Dick Smith Library, Student Health and Counseling Center, Tarleton Alumni Association Office and the university’s Welcome Center also will close, as will Tarleton’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas in Thurber and the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center in Granbury.


Three Tarleton areas will be open Jan. 18

    • Recreational Sports Center — 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

    • Dining Hall — 7 a.m.-8 p.m.


    • Campus Bookstore in the Student Center — 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

All Tarleton campus locations resume normal operating hours Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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
817-484-4415
[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.