Closures for Christmas Break

Dec. 13, 2016

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WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2016) — Baylor University will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2017, although some facilities will have varied hours during the break. The University will return to regular business hours on Jan. 3, 2017. Below is a list of campus holiday closures.

Residence Halls

• Residence halls close for the fall semester on Dec. 14 for non-graduating students and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 17 for graduating seniors.

• Residence halls open for residents participating in sorority recruitment at 9 a.m. on Jan. 3, and for new and returning students at 8 a.m. on Jan. 5.

Dining Areas

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

Libraries and Study Areas

Central Libraries

• Dec. 14-16: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 17: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-Jan. 2: Closed

Armstrong Browning Library

• Dec. 14-16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 17: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

• Dec. 19-22: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-Jan. 2: Closed

Poage Legislative Library

• Dec. 14 – 16: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 19 – 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23 – Jan. 2: Closed

For the full University Libraries calendar, click here.

Recreation

• The McLane Student Life Center will be closed from Dec. 18-Jan. 2.

• The Mayborn Museum Complex will be closed Dec. 24-25.

Campus Resources

Bill Daniel Student Center

• Dec. 14-17: Regular hours

• Dec. 18: Closed

• Dec. 19-22: 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

• Dec. 23-Jan. 2: Closed

Baylor Bookstore

• Dec. 14-18: Regular hours

• Dec. 19-22: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-26: Closed

• Dec. 27-30: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 31-Jan. 2: Closed

Baylor Health Center Clinic

• Dec. 14-18: Regular hours

• Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m. – noon, 1 – 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-Jan. 2: Closed

by Kelsey Dehnel, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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