MTSU closes Sept. 5 for Labor Day holiday; classes...

MTSU closes Sept. 5 for Labor Day holiday; classes resume Sept. 6

MTSU will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. All business offices will be closed and no classes will be held that day.

Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. and all fall semester classes will resume at their normal times Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Rutherford County College Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Student Union Building Ballroom. (MTSU file photo by Randy Weiler)

The MTSU Student Union Building will be open from noon to midnight Labor Day, Sept. 5,   and other hours during the weekend. (MTSU file photo by Randy Weiler)

Classes will be held Sept. 3 for students taking Saturday classes.

Some venues will have operating hours during the holiday weekend. They include:

  • the MTSU Student Union, which will be open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4; open noon to midnight Sept. 5. For regular operating hours, visit
  • Phillips Bookstore in the Student Union, which will be open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday and Monday and will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
  • the James E. Walker Library, which will be open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday. The library will be closed Monday and will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday. For the library’s regular hours of operation, visit
  • the Campus Recreation Center, which will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Rec Center will be closed Labor Day and will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday. For all center hours, visit
  • the Student Health Services and the Campus Pharmacy, located in the Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center. They’ll be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. For all Health Services and pharmacy hours, visit and

To find MT Dining food venues open during the weekend, visit

MTSU’s weekend activities will include MTSU’s season-opening football game against Alabama A&M at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 in Floyd Stadium.

— Randy Weiler (