MTSU closes Dec. 23-Jan. 2 for holiday break; camp...

MTSU closes Dec. 23-Jan. 2 for holiday break; campus reopens Jan. 3

MTSU will be closed from Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

Except for Public Safety, Facilities Services and other essential personnel, all university offices and departments will be closed during this time.

Holiday-closing1-300x153Closures will include the Cope Administration Building; James E. Walker Library; Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center; Health Services and Campus Pharmacy; Student Union; Keathley University Center; MT Dining food services; James Union Building; and all academic buildings.

The university will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. Normal business hours are 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Campus Recreation Center reopens Jan. 3 at 6 a.m.

To schedule a daily campus tour starting Jan. 3, call 615-898-5670, email or visit

Murphy Center will be the site for the Lady Raiders 6 p.m. Dec. 28 basketball game against Central Michigan and the Blue Raiders 3 p.m. Jan. 1 Conference USA game against UAB. The Lady Raiders visit UAB at 2 p.m. Jan. 1.

Spring 2017 classes will resume for students and faculty Tuesday, Jan. 17.

— Randy Weiler (