Diplomat Updates,  Topper 101

Winter Break Resources

With winter break just around the corner, diplomats Kate and Abdullah have compiled a list of places on and off campus that are open during winter break. Check it out!

1. Cravens Library Hours

Cravens library will be closed after 4:30 on Friday, December 13th. They will reopen on Jan. 6th, Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm. More info can be found here.

2. Preston Center

Except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day (Dec. 24th, 25th, 31st, and Jan. 1st), Preston will have the following hours from Dec. 16th through Jan. 1st:

Fitness Center: Monday – Friday 6am-6pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm

Natatorium: Monday – Friday 6am-9am, 11:30am-1pm, 3pm-5:30pm, Saturday 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 1pm-5:30pm

Except for being closed on Jan. 20th for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from Jan. 6th to Jan. 26th, Preston will have the following hours:

Fitness Center: Monday-Friday 6am-8pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm

Natatorium: Monday-Friday 6am-9am, 11:30am-1pm, 3pm-7:30pm, Saturday 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 1pm-5:30pm

Preston Center will return to normal operating hours on Jan. 26th.

3. Jody Richards Hall Lab

The computer lab at JRH will be closed from Dec. 14th to Jan. 5th and reopens Jan. 6th.

4. WKU Bus and BG Go Bus

All of WKU’s buses will be out of service until spring semester begins, except the Shopping Shuttle will run on Wednesday and Saturday of intersession service and holidays.

BG’s Go bus comes through campus; however. You can explore BG Go’s bus routes, schedules and prices here.

5. WKU Residence Halls

The residence halls will close on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 6pm for winter break, with the exception of Douglas Keen, Northeast, and Hilltopper Halls.

All residence halls will reopen on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8am.

6. Off-Campus Resources — Groceries

12/24: Closes approximately 7:00 PM
12/ 25: Closed
12/26: Opens 7:00 AM, resumes normal hours (open 24/7)

12/24 – Closes at 7:00 PM
12/25- Closed
12/26 – Opens 6:00 AM, resumes normal hours (Open 24/7)

12/ 24: Closes at 10 PM
12/25: Closed
12/ 26: Resumes normal hours

12/25 – Closed all-day
12/26- Opens at 7:00 AM
12/31- Closes at 9:00 PM
1/1- Opens at 7:00 AM

7. Off-Campus Resources — Restaurants

Waffle House: all locations open Dec. 24th and 25th

Zaxby’s Chicken: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 10:45am – 9:30pm, Friday-Saturday 10:45 – 10:00pm

Taco Bell: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 7 am – 12 am, Friday & Saturday 7 am – 2 am

Arby’s: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 10am – 11pm, Friday & Saturday 10am – 12am

Chili’s Bar & Grill: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 10:45am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 10:45am – 11:30pm

Mellow Mushroom: Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm

For more restaurant holiday’s hours, check out WBKO’s list.

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