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AC, WTAMU to Close for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University will both be closed on Monday, January 15th, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

According to information from both schools, classes have been cancelled on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Students will begin the spring semester classes at both institutions on the following school day, Tuesday, January 16th.

Services at both campuses will also be closed for the day.

For more information about the closings, please visit or

Photo by Triumph Modular

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