Baylor to Hold Varied Operating Hours for the Holidays

Dec. 9, 2008

by Lillyan Baker, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

Baylor University offices and campus facilities will vary their regular operating hours during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. University administrative offices will be closed for the Christmas break Dec. 24-Jan 4.

Moody Memorial Library and Jesse H. Jones Library will be closed on Dec. 20-21 and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 22-23 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The libraries will be closed on Dec.24-28 for the Christmas holidays and will reopen on Dec. 29-31 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For the New Year's holidays, the libraries will be closed on Jan. 1-4 and will begin normal operating hours on Monday, Jan. 5.

Baylor's special collections libraries also will be closed for the holidays. Armstrong Browning Library will be closed from Dec. 24-Jan. 5. The Texas Collection will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 23 and will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 4. All special collections will resume normal operating hours on Jan. 5.

The Legal Research and Tech Center will be open on Dec. 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Dec. 20, 22 and 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Center will close on Dec. 24-28 and reopen on Dec. 29 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and close again on Jan. 1-2. On Saturday, Jan. 3, the Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will resume normal operating hours on Jan. 4.

Baylor residence halls will close on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. for women participating in sorority recruitment. Residence halls will open for all residents at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8.

On Dec. 22-23 the second and third floors of the Bill Daniel Student Center (SUB) will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and the lower level and the first floor will be closed. All floors in the SUB will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 4. Normal operating hours will resume Jan. 5.

The Baylor Bookstore will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 22-23 and will close on Dec. 24-28. On Monday, Dec. 29-30, the Baylor Bookstore will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Dec. 31- Jan. 1. Normal operating hours will resume Jan. 2.

The McLane Student Life Center (SLC) will be open on Dec. 14 from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. The SLC will be open on Dec. 15-16 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 17 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 18-19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The SLC will close on Sunday, Dec. 21 through Monday, Jan. 4 for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The SLC will reopen on Jan.5-9 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Jan. 11 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Monday, Jan. 12, the SLC will resume normal operating hours from 6 a.m. to midnight.

The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open throughout the holidays, closed only on Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1.

The Learning Research Center (LRC) will be open on Dec. 16-22 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sunday, Dec. 21. On Dec. 23, the LRC will be open from 8 a.m. to noon and will close for the holidays Dec. 24-Jan. 4.

The Baylor Pharmacy will be closed from Dec. 22-Jan. 4, and will reopen on Jan. 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Wiethorn Visitor's Center will be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 4.

The Baylor University Police Department is open year-round, 24 hours a day. The Baylor Police can be reached at (254) 710-2222.

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