Thursday, January 16, 2014

[322] MTSU closed Jan. 20 for MLK holiday; night program planned

MURFREESBORO — MTSU will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

No classes will be held and no offices will be open Monday. Classes will be held as scheduled Saturday, Jan. 18.

University classes will resume and all offices and departments will reopen on their regular schedule Tuesday, Jan. 21.

On Monday night, MTSU’s Center for Student Involvement and Leadership and the Office of Intercultural and Diversity Affairs will present the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration and Candlelight Vigil from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Keathley University Center Theater. (A printable campus map is available at

Members of the MTSU community will gather to honor King’s life and legacy in the tribute to him and his wife, the late Coretta Scott King. The free public event will feature videos, singing, presentations and more in honor of the slain civil rights leader.

The James E. Walker Library will be closed Sunday and Monday, Jan. 19-20, reopening at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Also, it will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Campus Recreation Center will be closed Monday and will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday. It will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

MTSU’s Campus Pharmacy is closed Saturday through Monday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. It will be open Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the drive-thru window will be open until 4:30.

To see what ARAMARK/MT Dining facilities will be open and closed during the weekend, visit

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