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MTSU closes Jan. 16 for MLK holiday, but King cele...

MTSU closes Jan. 16 for MLK holiday, but King celebration planned; spring semester begins Jan. 17

MTSU will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

All offices and buildings will be closed that day.

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during MTSU’s 2019 MLK Candlelight Vigil held Monday night inside the Student Union Ballroom. (MTSU photo by Eric Sutton)
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during MTSU’s 2019 MLK Candlelight Vigil held inside the Student Union Ballroom. This year’s MLK Celebration event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in the ballroom. (MTSU file photo by Eric Sutton)

One exception will be for the annual MLK Day Celebration and Candlelight Vigil, where the campus and Murfreesboro community come together from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is organized by Campus Life.

Often open on weekends, the James E. Walker Library will be closed Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14-15.

The university will reopen for business at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. Spring semester classes will also begin that day.

— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)

Middle Tennessee State University students, faculty and staff await the start of the spring semester — and the start of spring itself — coming off winter break. MTSU will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for the annual Marting Luther King Jr. holiday. A celebration of King's life will be held starting at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Student Union Ballroom. Classes will start and business and department offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 17. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)
Middle Tennessee State University students, faculty and staff await the start of the spring semester — and the start of spring itself in a couple of months — coming off winter break. MTSU will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for the annual Marting Luther King Jr. holiday. A celebration of King’s life will be held starting at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Student Union Ballroom. Classes will start and business and department offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 17. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

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