Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-11-24
Samford University will close for several days during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The main gate of the campus will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and
re-open at 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. During that time, the west gate entrance
will be staffed by the Samford department of public safety to assist anyone
needing access to campus.
Emergencies during the holiday break should be directed to the department of
public safety at (205) 726-2020.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.