Baylor University Christmas Break Closures

Dec. 5, 2017

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WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2017) – Baylor University will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2018. Some facilities will operate under varying schedules during the break. All university offices and facilities will be closed Dec. 25-29 and Jan. 1.

• Last day of classes: Dec. 4

• Study days: Dec. 5-6

• Final Examinations: Dec. 7-12

• Panhellenic Recruitment: Jan. 2-5

• Spring classes begin: Jan. 8

Residence Halls:

Baylor residence halls will close at noon on Dec. 13 and will reopen Jan. 4 for non-graduating students.

Dining Areas:

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

Libraries and Study Areas:

Central Libraries

• Dec. 5-8: 7 a.m. to 3 a.m.

• Dec. 10: 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

• Dec. 12: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• Dec. 13-15: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 17: Closed

• Dec. 18-22: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

Armstrong Browning Library

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

W. R. Poage Legislative Library

• Dec. 12-15: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

The Texas Collection:

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

Law Library:

• Dec. 22: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 28-29 and Jan. 2-5: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 1: Closed

For the full University Libraries calendar, visit the Baylor Libraries website.

The McLane Student Life Center:

• Dec. 13-15: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Dec. 16: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Dec. 17- Jan. 1: Closed for Christmas break

• The climbing rock will be open 2-6 p.m. Dec. 7-12 and will close Dec. 13 for the break.

• The Aquatics Center is closed for construction through January 2018.

• The Marina and Bike Shop are both closed for the season, reopening after Spring Break.

The Mayborn Museum Complex:

• Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1: Closed

• Dec. 28: Closing early at 5 p.m.

Bill Daniel Student Center:

• Dec. 6-8, 11: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.

• Dec. 9-10: 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

• Dec. 12-14: 7 a.m. to midnight

• Dec. 15: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Dec. 16: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Dec. 17: Closed

• Dec. 18-21: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

• Dec. 22-Jan. 1: Closed

Baylor Bookstore:

• Dec. 18-22, 27-28: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23-26 and Dec. 29-Jan. 1: Closed

• Jan. 2-5: 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Baylor Health Center Clinic:

• Dec. 11-15: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 18-22: Medical Clinic will be closed, business offices will be open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

• Jan. 2-5: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Baylor Sciences Building:

• Dec. 13-16, 18-22 and Jan. 2-5: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Dec. 17, Dec. 23-Jan. 1 and Jan. 6-7: Closed

Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation:

• Dec. 13-16: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

• Dec. 17: Closed

• Dec. 18-22: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

• Dec. 23- Jan. 1: Closed

• Jan. 2-5: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

• Jan. 6: Closed

Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center:

• Dec. 22- Jan. 2: Closed

by Brooke Battersby, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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