Campus Facilities Observe Alternate Hours for Independence Day

June 30, 2016

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WACO, Texas (June 30, 2016) — Most facilities on Baylor University’s campus will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day, and others will operate under alternate hours for the holiday weekend.

Moody Memorial Library and Jesse H. Jones Library will be closed on Monday, July 4, and will be open abbreviated hours from 1 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. The Sheridan and John Eddie Williams Legal Research and Technology Center will be open from 1-5 p.m. on July 3 and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 4.

The Armstrong Browning Library, W.R. Poage Legislative Library (Baylor Collections of Political Materials) and Carroll Library Texas Collection will be closed on July 4.

The McLane Student Life Center will be closed for Independence Day and will reopen at 6 a.m. on July 5.

The Baylor Pharmacy will be closed on July 4 and will reopen at 8 a.m. on July 5.

The Pullin Family Marina is closed due to high water.

The Baylor Bookstore will be closed July 2-4, and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on July 5.

The Wiethorn Visitors Center will be closed on July 4.

The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 4.

The Bill Daniel Student Center will close early at 5:30 p.m. on July 1 and will be closed July 2-4. The SUB Food Court will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 1.

The Baylor Mail Center will be closed.

All dining halls will be closed except Penland Crossroads, which will be open July 1-4, from 7 to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The Starbucks in Moody Memorial Library will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. on July 3 and closed on July 4.

For precise hours of operation for dining facilities across campus, visit the 4th of July weekend hours webpage.

by Karyn Simpson, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 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.

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