Thursday, March 21, 2013

[342] MTSU student, faculty await spring break March 11-15

For release:  March 8, 2013

News and Media Relations contacts: Randy Weiler, 615-898-5616 or

MTSU Academic Affairs contact: Dr. John Omachonu, 615-898-2880 or

MURFREESBORO — MTSU students and faculty will be on spring break March 11-15, said Dr. John Omachonu, vice provost for Academic Affairs. Classes will resume Monday, March 18.

Students who have Saturday classes are expected to attend their Saturday, March 9, classes, Omachonu added.

MTSU will be open March 11-15. All university business offices, academic departments, James Union Building and Keathley University Center will be open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

• Hours of operation for the new Student Union Building (not the eating locations housed there) through Sunday, March 17, will be: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9; noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 11-15; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16; and noon to midnight Sunday, March 17.

• The Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center will be closed Saturday, March 9, until Saturday, March 16. It will reopen at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17.

• The Campus Pharmacy will be open March 11-15 from 8 to 11:30 a.m., closing for lunch, and open from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The drive-through will be open until 4:30 p.m. each day.

• The James E. Walker Library will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 11-15. It will be closed Sunday, March 10, and Saturday, March 16.

• Phillips Bookstore will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily next week.

• McCallie Dining Hall in Corlew Hall will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9, to Saturday, March 16, and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17.

• Most other dining locations will be closed March 9-17, although some Student Union Building eateries will be open part of the day Monday, while Dunkin’ Donuts and Panda Express will be open for most of the week.

To see the list of open dining locations and hours in the Student Union Building, visit the MT Dining website at and click on the “Hours of Operation” icon. Select “MTSU Student Union” in the left menu.


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