​University Facilities Open or Closed Status

The University of the South concludes the on-campus portion of the fall semester Friday, Nov. 20. While about 40 students might remain on campus during the extended winter break, most College students will be away from Nov. 22 through late January. Classes are planned to start again Feb. 1, 2021.

University offices will be closed for two weeks, from Dec. 21, 2020, to Jan. 4, 2021.

The access to and hours of many university facilities will be adjusted during the break.

During the semester break, hours of operation at the Fowler Center will continue as they are currently.

During the winter break, the Fowler Center indoor tennis courts will be available to Sewanee Tennis Association patrons with access through the exterior doors of the courts. The number of participants is limited to 12 at one time, and current members of the coaching staff must be present.

Access to all other areas of the Fowler Center will continue to be limited to students, faculty, staff, dependents of faculty and staff, and university retirees and their dependents throughout the break.

The Fowler Center will close during the university holiday from the end of the day Sunday, Dec. 20, until Monday, Jan. 4.

duPont Library will remain closed to the public, but books can be borrowed and picked up from the front porch. Closed Dec. 20 to Jan. 4.

The Sewanee Inn is open to the public until Feb. 1, 2021.

Shakerag at the Sewanee Inn will be closed Thanksgiving Day, otherwise is open to the public.

Green’s View Grill is closed on Mondays, and will close from Dec. 21 through Jan. 1. Otherwise it is open with its current hours.

Stirling’s Coffee House will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays from Nov. 30 through Dec. 18, and from Jan. 4 through Jan. 29. Stirling’s will be closed on weekends, and during the university holiday Dec. 21 through Jan. 3. (No walk-up orders; customers must call ahead or use the app.)

McClurg Dining Hall remains limited to students only.

The University Bookstore is open Monday through Saturday; it will be closed Nov. 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas.

The SPO will be open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. The SPO will close on Saturdays from Dec. 19 through Jan. 23, and will close for the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s holidays. Hours will be more limited during the university holiday from Dec. 21 to Jan. 4.