Residential Life

Break/Early Arrival/Stay Late Housing Information

The College Housing Lease does not cover break or vacation periods and College Housing is closed during the following breaks:

 

If you are faculty or staff and looking to submit a group request for a break stay please do not use the form on this page. Instead please use this link to "Staff Tools" in order to submit your request 

 

Early Arrival for Start of Academic Year (August):

Requests Due: Friday, August 4th

Click here for Request Form

 

Thanksgiving Break:

Thanksgiving Break Information 2017

Requests Due: Wednesday, November 15th
Approvals Out By:  Friday, November 17th

Thanksgiving Break Begins on November 21st, 2017
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Tuesday Evening

Thanksgiving Break Ends on November 26th, 2017
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

Click here for Request Form

 

Winter Break:
Requests Due:  Friday, December 8th
Approvals Out By:  Tuesday, December 12th

Winter Break Begins on December 16th, 2017
Residence Halls Close at 10 A.M. on Saturday Morning

Winter Break Ends on January 14th, 2018
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

Click here for Request Form

 

Spring Break:

Requests Due: Friday, February 23rd
Approvals Out By: Tuesday, February 27th

Spring Break Begins on March 2nd, 2018
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Friday Evening

Spring Break Ends on March 11th, 2018 
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

Click here for Request Form


Easter Break:

Requests Due: Friday, March 23rd
Approvals Out By: Tuesday, March 27th

Easter Break Begins on March 29th, 2018
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Thursday Evening                                             

Easter Break Ends on April 2nd, 2018
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Monday Morning

Click here for Request Form

 

End of the Academic Year Closing (May)

Requests Due: Friday, May 4th
College Housing Closes on May 12th, 2018
Residence Halls Close at 10 A.M. on Saturday

Click here for Request Form - PAST DEADLINE

Break Policy Information:

College Housing closes at 6:00 pm on the day that the break begins and re-opens at 10:00 A.M. on the day that the break ends. Students who fail to leave on time or return early without prior permission will be charged $50.00

We recognize that some students may require housing during the break periods. Students in the following categories are generally granted permission to stay on campus during breaks:

1. International Students
2. Students who live more than 300 miles from campus
3. Students with an academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.)
4. Student Groups such as athletes or those involved in theater productions that have been granted permission through a coach or director of a theater production

Students in the above categories may stay in college housing for break periods free of charge. Any other students who have been approved to stay during break will be charged $50 per night.

End of the Academic Year Policy Information:

College Housing closes at 10:00 A.M. on the day after the last day of final exams. We recognize that some students may require housing after the closing time. Students in the following categories are generally granted permission to stay on campus after closing.

1. International Students
2. Students who live more than 500 miles from campus
3. Students with an academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.) with endorsement from a Faculty member
4. Student Groups such as athletes that have been granted permission through a coach
5.  Students working for a College Office during senior week that have been granted permission through a campus department

Students in the above categories may stay in college housing after closing free of charge.

Start of the Academic Year/Early Arrival Policy Information:

We recognize that some students may require housing before the official opening to the Academic Year. Students in the following categories are generally granted permission to return early to campus.

1. International Students
2. Students who live more than 500 miles from campus
3. Students with an academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.) with endorsement from a Faculty member
4. Student Groups such as athletes that have been granted permission through a coach (NOTE: Athletic teams do not need to fill out this form. Your coach will file a request for you.

Students in the above categories may return to college housing free of charge.

All students (including those in the above categories) who want to request to stay for any portion of the above listed breaks, return early, or after closing must fill out a Request Form in the Office of Residential Services. Late request are subject to a $50.00 late fee.

Residential Life

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