MTSU will close Nov. 28-29 for Thanksgiving holida...

MTSU will close Nov. 28-29 for Thanksgiving holiday

MTSU will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

No classes will be held, and all offices will be closed. No classes will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, as well.

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The university will resume its regular schedule Monday, Dec. 2. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. and classes will continue as scheduled.

Thanksgiving dinner for students remaining on campus will be served in the Scarlett Commons Clubhouse from 2 until 5 p.m. Thursday.

The MTSU Parent and Family Association is providing the food, which will be catered by MT Dining/ARAMARK. Housing and Residential Life staff members will set up and serve the meal.

The James E. Walker Library, which will be closed Nov. 28-30, will reopen at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, and remain open until 2 a.m. Monday.

The Campus Recreation Center, also closed Nov. 28-30, will be open from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The Student Union will be closed Friday but will be open Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

All MT Dining/ARAMARK locations will be closed Thursday. These on-campus dining locations will be open the rest of the weekend:

  • McCallie Dining Hall: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
  • Student Union Building Provisions on Demand: 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday.
  • Panda Express in the Student Union Building: noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday.
  • Cyber Café market and Subway: 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday.
  • Starbucks in Walker Library: 3 p.m. Sunday to 1 a.m. Monday.
  • Popeye’s in the Student Union: 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Despite the holiday closings, the north side of MTSU’s campus will be busy Saturday afternoon as the men’s basketball team will play South Alabama at noon in Murphy Center, and the bowl-eligible football team hosts the University of Texas at El Paso at 2:45 p.m. in Floyd Stadium in the final home game of the season.

For more information on those games, visit

In case of campus emergencies during the holiday weekend, call MTSU Police at 615-898-2424.

— Randy Weiler (