Tarleton campuses closed for Thanksgiving holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, November 22, 2019

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University will close for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and reopen for normal business on Monday, Dec. 2. 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. 28 and 29.

The Dick Smith Library on the Stephenville campus will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, and the Rickett Library on the Fort Worth campus will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Dick Smith Library will be open Sunday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Full services at the libraries resume at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2.

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

The Barry B. Thompson Student Center will close at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, and remain closed until 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1.

The Tarleton Dining Hall closes at 2 p.m. Wednesday and reopens at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, for mid-day meal service. All retail locations will be closed Wednesday through Sunday and resume normal operating hours Dec. 2.

Tarleton’s police and parking administrative offices will be closed from noon on Wednesday, through Sunday, Dec. 1. but university police will continue regular patrol shifts. 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 and Information Specialist
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.