Campus Closures and Events for Easter

Easter
March 21, 2016

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WACO, Texas (March 21, 2016) – Baylor University will not hold classes Friday, March 25, or Monday, March 28, in observance of Easter.

Baylor will host a program from noon to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the McLean Foyer of Meditation at Armstrong Browning Library. The event will include prayer and a Lenten Meditation by the Rev. Erin Conway, pastor of Waco's Seventh and James Baptist Church.

The Baylor University Chamber Singers, organist Jillian Gardner and a string ensemble, conducted by Brennan Michaels, also will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantata No. 4, "Christ Lay in Death’s Bonds."

The program is free and open to the public.

Below is a list of campus closures for Easter.

Libraries and Study Areas

• The Central Libraries will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27. They will be open from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, March 28.

• The Baylor Sciences Building will close at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

Dining Options

Residence Halls

• The Penland Crossroads will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• East Village Dining Commons will be open from 7 to 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed from Friday, March 25, through Monday, March 28.

• Brooks Great Hall will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• 1845 @ Memorial will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• Regular hours for all dining halls will resume Tuesday, March 29.

Other Dining Options

• Chick-fil-A and Mooyah in the SUB Food Court will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24. They will be closed Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• Panda Express with be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27. It will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 28.

• Einstein Bros. Bagels will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• Freshii will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• The Starbucks in the Baylor Sciences Building will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• The Moe's and Which Wich in the Baylor Sciences Building will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• Au Bon Pain in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• The Starbucks in Moody Library will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27. It will be open from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, March 28.

• The P.O.D. at Penland will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26. It will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 27, and from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, March 28.

• The P.O.D. at East Village will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27. It will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, March 28.

• The Law School Café and the Terrace Café at Clifton Robinson Tower will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27.

• East Village Bakery will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• McMullen Connally Faculty Center will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed from Friday, March 25, through Monday, March 28.

Recreation

• The McLane Student Life Center will close at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27. The SLC will be open from 4 p.m. to midnight Monday, March 28.

• The marina will be closed from Thursday, March 24, to Monday, March 28.

• The Mayborn Museum Complex will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27.

Campus Resources

• The Bill Daniel Student Union Building (SUB) will close at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27.

• The Baylor Bookstore will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• The Baylor Mail Center will be open its normal hours from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24. It will be closed Friday, March 25, to Monday, March 28.

• The Baylor Health Center Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, March 25, to Sunday, March 27.

Residence Halls

• Residence halls will remain open during spring break. Front desk services will be limited from 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24, until 1 p.m. Monday, March 28.

by Jenna Press, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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