Posted by Philip Poole on 2008-10-08

Samford University's bookstore and O'Henry's Coffee House will operate extended hours beginning during Samford's annual Family Weekend Oct. 10-12.

O'Henry's Coffee, located on the first floor of the Beeson University Center, will be open until 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

The extended hours are in response to student requests and provide an on-campus location for students to gather on weekends.

The Samford Bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, for the Family Weekend football game against Appalachian State. The bookstore will have extended hours during remaining home football games, with exact hours announced prior to each game.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.