Middle Tennessee State University students and faculty will enjoy a four-day break from classes Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 27-30, and the university will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, as the MTSU family observes the Thanksgiving holiday.
Fall semester classes will resume Monday, Dec. 2, and all offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.
A Thanksgiving dinner for students remaining on campus will be served in the Scarlett Commons Clubhouse from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 28. The MTSU Parent and Family Association will provide the food, which will be catered by MT Dining. The Housing and Residential Life staff will set up and serve the meal. All other food venues will be closed that day.
The MTSU men’s basketball team will play Belmont University at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in Murphy Center.
During the weekend, the MT Lady Raiders basketball team plays Auburn Friday, Nov. 29, in Estero, Florida, as part of the Gulf Coast Showcase, then also plays games Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in the same tournament.
Hours of operation for certain buildings and offices during the holiday week include:
• Student Union — Open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-30; open from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1.
• James Union Building and Keathley University Center — Open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-Dec. 1.
• James E. Walker Library — Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-30; open from 1 p.m. Dec. 1 to 2 a.m. Dec. 2.
• Campus Recreation Center — Open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-Dec. 1.
• Health Services — Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-29.
• Campus Pharmacy — Open from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. (drive-thru open until 4:30 p.m.) Nov. 27; closed Nov. 28-29.
For Aramark/MT Dining locations open Nov. 27-Dec. 1, consult the MT Mobile App, look for posts on social media or visit https://mtsu.campusdish.com online and select “locations.” All food venues resume their regular hours Dec. 2.
MTSU has more than 300 combined undergraduate and graduate programs.
— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)