Baylor Shifts Operating Hours for Independence Day Weekend

July 2, 2014

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WACO, Texas (July 2, 2014) – In observance of Independence Day weekend, operating hours on campus have changed or been abbreviated for July 3 through 6.

Summer session residence halls will be open and have normal operating hours.

Armstrong Browning Library will be closed July 4, but it will retain normal operating hours for Saturday and Sunday.

Moody Memorial Library and Jesse H. Jones Library will be open Thursday, July 3, from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. and will be closed Friday, July 4. They will reopen at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 5, for normal summer hours.

The Moody Memorial Library Starbucks will be open for normal hours all weekend.

Carroll Library Texas Collection and W.R. Poage Library will be closed Friday, July 4. Normal hours will resume Saturday, July 5.

The Legal Research and Tech Center will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Thursday, July 3, but it will be closed on Friday, July 4. Normal hours will resume Saturday, July 5.

The Baylor Campus Bookstore will be closed for Independence Day and continue normal summer hours Saturday, July 5.

The Bill Daniel Student Union Building will close at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3, and reopen Monday, July 7. Normal hours will resume Monday.

The Bill Daniel SUB Mailroom will be closed Friday, July 4, and reopen Saturday, July 5, for normal hours.

The Marina Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, July 3, through Sunday, July 6. It will reopen Monday, July 7, for normal summer hours.

The McLane Student Life Center will be closed Friday, July 4. It will resume normal summer hours Saturday, July 5.

The Baylor Pharmacy will be closed Friday, July 4, and reopen Monday, July 7, for normal summer hours.

The Wiethorn Visitors Center will be closed Friday, July 4, and resume normal hours Monday, July 7.

The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open for normal hours all week: Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

by Rebecca Flannery, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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