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TXWES virtual instruction and remote operations resume Monday, Feb. 22

02.12.2021 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan continues to respond to the impact of this week’s severe winter storm. As a result, campus will remain closed until further notice. Virtual instruction and remote operations will remain suspended through Saturday, Feb. 20. Virtual instruction and remote operations will resume Monday, Feb. 22. 

The campus experienced significant water damage from freezing pipes and other equipment. Our facilities team is working hard with mechanical and restoration firms to get campus back in shape to resume operations.

Residential Facilities

All residence halls are open and students who left campus for alternate housing may return as soon as it is safe to travel back to campus. Roads are expected to remain hazardous tonight. Please use caution and stay safe when traveling.

Dora’s Dining Hall will continue their temporary dining schedule Friday, Feb. 19:

  • Breakfast: 8-10 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4-6 p.m.

Normal dining hours will resume Saturday, Feb. 20.

Sid Richardson Gym will be available for practices starting tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 19, following previously announced health and safety protocols. Student-athletes should check with their coaches for updated practice schedules.

Campus Buildings

Several buildings experienced damage from the winter storm. As a result: 

  • West Library will be closed until further notice. Beginning Monday, Feb. 22, Reference and Virtual Services remain available by phone at 817-531-4800, by email at or 24/7 online chat. Read more on our resources when the library is closed here:
  • The International Programs office located in Dan Waggoner Annex is closed until at least Friday, Feb. 26. The rest of Dan Waggoner Annex is unaffected.
  • Dan Waggoner Hall is closed through at least Friday, Feb. 26.
  • Several other classrooms will be closed this weekend to dry carpets.
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