Tarleton Holiday Break Begins Christmas Eve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, December 17, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University will close all facilities for winter break beginning Thursday, Dec. 24. Campuses and other operations will reopen Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

Campus dining services closed Dec. 10 and will reopen for dinner Sunday, Jan. 17. All other dining locations, including the Barry B. Thompson Student Center’s Texan Star Food Court and Study Grounds Café in the Dick Smith Library, resume normal operating hours Monday, Jan. 18.

The Thompson Student Center, including the Tarleton Food Pantry and the Tarleton Campus Bookstore inside, is closed Dec. 24-Jan. 3 and reopens at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, when holiday hours take effect. Regular business hours resume Saturday, Jan. 16.

The Dick Smith Library in Stephenville as well as the Rickett Library on the Fort Worth campus will be closed from 5 p.m. Dec. 23 until 8 a.m. Jan. 4. The libraries will resume interim hours, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, on Monday, Jan. 4. Normal hours resume at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Tarleton’s Recreational Sports Center and Campus Recreation Department will close at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, and reopen at 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, operating on a modified schedule until normal hours resume Jan. 16. Holiday operating hours are 6 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends through Jan. 15.

For help with an emergency on campus during winter break, contact the University Police Department at 254-968-9265 or dial 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
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.