MTSU closed Jan. 20 for MLK holiday; night program...

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

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

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

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

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.

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Members of the MTSU community will gather to commemorate 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.

MTSU’s James E. Walker Library will be open on its regular 7 a.m.-6 p.m. schedule Friday, Jan. 17, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday but will be closed Sunday and Monday, Jan. 19-20. The library will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The Campus Recreation Center also will be open on its regular semester schedule Friday (6 a.m.-7 p.m.), Saturday (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) and Sunday (2-7 p.m.). The center will be closed Monday and will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

MTSU’s Campus Pharmacy will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for its regular Friday hours but will be closed Saturday through Monday. The pharmacy will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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

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