Closures for Christmas Break 2019

Dec. 18, 2019

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by Cacey Vigil, student newswriter, Baylor University Media and Public Relations

WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2019) – Baylor University will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. Some facilities on campus will operate under varying schedules during the break. The following is a list of university facility hours and closures for the break.

Residence Halls

Residence halls close for winter break on Dec. 18 at noon and will reopen Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. for students participating in Panhellenic sorority recruitment and Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. for new and returning students.

Dining Areas

For detailed hours of dining areas around campus, visit the Baylor Dining Services website.

Libraries and Study Areas

Central Libraries:

  • Dec. 15: Open 1 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Dec. 16-21: Open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Dec. 22-Jan. 5: Closed

Armstrong Browning Library:

  • Dec. 16-20: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 21: Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 22-Jan. 5: Closed

Law Library:

  • Dec. 16-19: Open 7 a.m. to midnight
  • Dec. 21-Jan 4: Closed

For the full University Libraries calendar, visit the Baylor Libraries website.

The McLane Student Life Center

  • Dec. 16: Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 17: Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 18-20: Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 21: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 22-Jan. 5: Closed
  • The rock-climbing wall will be open Dec. 13-17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will be closed Dec. 18-Jan. 12.

Bill Daniel Student Center

  • Dec. 13-16: Open 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Dec. 17-19: Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 20: Open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Dec. 21: Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Dec. 22-Jan. 1: Closed

Baylor Bookstore

  • Dec. 14: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 17: Open 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dec.18-20: Open 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 23: Open 7:45 to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan.1: Closed

Baylor Health Center Clinic

  • Dec. 16-20: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 23-Jan.3: Closed
  • Jan. 6-7: Closed

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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