MTSU closes Jan. 16 for MLK holiday; spring classe...

MTSU closes Jan. 16 for MLK holiday; spring classes begin Jan. 17

MTSU will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

The university will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, with all business offices and departments open regular hours.

Students and faculty, who have been on winter break, return to begin spring semester classes Jan. 17.MTSU Wordmark

Monday night starting at 6 in the Student Union Ballroom, the MTSU Office of Intercultural & Diversity Affairs will hold a vigil, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, in celebration of King’s work. More details about the event are available here.

During the holiday weekend:

  • The James E. Walker Library will be closed Saturday, Jan. 14, open from 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, and closed Jan. 16.
  • The Student Union will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Jan. 14, closed Jan. 15 and open from noon to 9 p.m. Jan. 16.
  • Campus Recreation Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 14, open from noon to 6 p.m. Jan. 15 and closed Jan. 16.

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