Posted by William Nunnelley on 2009-12-18

Samford University will close for several days during the Christmas holiday season.  The University will be closed the week of Dec. 21-27.  It will reopen Dec. 28-30, and then close again Dec. 31-Jan. 1.

The main gate will be closed at 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, and reopen at 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27.  It will be closed again at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, and reopen at 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2.  During times the university is closed, the west gate entrance will be staffed by the Samford department of public safety to assist anyone needing campus access.

Emergencies during the holiday break should be directed to the department of public safety at (205) 726-2020.  All maintenance issues during the break will be handled by the office of operations and planning’s on-call line at (205) 726-2711.

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.