Baylor Operating Hours Change for Independence Day Weekend

July 1, 2015

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Media contact: Lori Fogleman, (254) 710-6275

WACO, Texas (July 1, 2015) – In observance of Independence Day weekend, some buildings on Baylor University’s campus will have changed or abbreviated hours.

All residence halls on campus will remain open.

The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open during its normal hours.

Penland Crossroads will be open from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., July 3 through July 5.

The Baylor Legal Research and Technology Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 2, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 3 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 4.

The Moody Memorial Library and Jesse H. Jones Library will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on July 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 3 and will be closed on July 4.

The Moody Starbucks will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 3 but will be closed on July 4.

The top deck of the Robinson Tower Parking garage will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, and will reopen for normal access at 7 a.m. on Monday July 6.

The Armstrong Browning Library will be closed July 2 through July 5.

The McLane Student Life Center will be closed July 3 and July 4.

The Baylor Sciences Building will be closed July 4.

The following will be closed July 3 through July 5:

• The Baylor Marina

• The Texas Collection and the W.R. Poage Legislative Library

• The Baylor Student Union Building (SUB)

• The Baylor SUB Mail Center

• The Wiethorn Visitors Center

• The Baylor Pharmacy

• The Baylor Bookstore

by Spencer Cutright, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 16,000 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 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

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