Baylor Observes Independence Day with Altered Hours and Campus Closures

June 29, 2017

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WACO, Texas (June 26, 2017) – In observance of Independence Day, Baylor University’s campus will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.

Mayborn Museum Complex will be open during normal museum hours from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Penland Dining Hall will be open from 8 - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 - 7:30 p.m.

The following buildings will be closed on Independence Day and resume their regular hours of operation on July 5.

1845 at Memorial

Baylor Bookstore

Brooks Dining Hall

East Village Dining Commons


• Includes Armstrong Browning Library, Carroll Library and Texas Collection, Moody Memorial Library, Jesse H. Jones Library and W. R. Poage Legislative Library

• On July 3, the central libraries will also close early at 5 p.m.

Law School

Marina Rec Center

McLane Student Life Center, including health center and pharmacy

Residence Halls

Retail Dining Locations

Student Union Building

Wiethorn Visitors Center

by Kassidy Woytek , 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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