Baylor University Observes Easter Holiday with Special Hours

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April 16, 2014

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WACO, Texas (April 16, 2014) – In observance of Easter, Baylor University will not hold classes and will close administrative offices Friday, April 18, through Monday, April 21. Other university buildings will have altered hours.

  • All residence halls will be open during the holiday.
  • All Baylor libraries will close at 5 p.m. Thursday. Moody and Jones Libraries will reopen Monday at 1 p.m., while the others will remain closed until Tuesday.
  • Starbucks in Moody Library will close at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and reopen at 2 p.m. Monday.
  • The Baylor bookstore will be closed Friday through Monday.
  • The McLane Student Life Center (SLC) will close at 8 p.m. Thursday and reopen at 4 p.m. Monday.
  • The Mayborn Museum will be closed Friday through Sunday.
  • Baylor Dining Services will close residential dining halls at 2 p.m. Thursday and reopen Tuesday.
  • The Bill Daniel Student Center (SUB) will close at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and reopen Tuesday. For a listing of SUB restaurant hours, click here.
  • by Kristen Bennett, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805.


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