Break Housing Information

The College Housing Lease does not cover break or vacation periods and College Housing is closed during the following breaks: Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Spring Break, Easter Break

 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 email housing @muhlenberg.edu in order to submit your request 


 

Early Arrival for Beginning of the Academic Year (August):

Move In Dates/Times

  • Class of 2025 Students Move in Thursday, August 26, 2021 times 8am-1pm
  • Class of 2024 Students and Transfer Students Move in Friday, August 27, 2021 times 8am-1pm
  • Class of 2022 and Class of 2023 Students Move in August 28-29, 2021 times TBA

 

Beginning of the Academic Year Policy Information: 

No requests are guaranteed, but all requests will be reviewed. Requests can be submitted on the Adirondack Housing Portal. Read the Early Arrival Instructions for more details.

Students who can request early arrival at the beginning of the academic year

  1. International Students
  2. Students who live more than 500 miles from campus
  3. Students with a class and academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.) with endorsement from a Faculty member
  4. Student Groups such as athletic teams and clubs who have been granted permission through a coach or advisor
  5. Students assisting or working for a campus department during orientation and opening (to be requested by department)
  6. Financial constraints- to be reviewed on an individual basis
  7. Extenuating family and/or home request- to be reviewed on an individual basis

 


 

Break Policy Information:

Students in the categories below may request to stay late, return early, or stay for the entire duration of break.

All requests that are received on time will be reviewed, but we cannot guarantee that we will approve requests. If a request is filed on time and approved, there is no charge for the student's stay.

Late Requests are subject to a $50 fee. If you are experiencing financial hardships that will prevent you from paying this late fee, please contact the Dean of Student's office to request a payment plan or alternate arrangements.

Requests can be submitted on the Adirondack Housing Portal.

Please note that meal plans do not operate over break periods.

Students who can request break approval

  1. International Students
  2. Students who live more than 300 miles from campus
  3. Students with a class and academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.) with endorsement from a Faculty member
  4. Student Groups such as athletic teams and clubs who have been granted permission through a coach or advisor
  5. Students assisting or working for a campus department during break (to be requested by department)
  6. Financial constraints- to be reviewed on an individual basis
  7. Extenuating family and/or home request- to be reviewed on an individual basis

 

2021-2022 Break Schedule: 

Break Period Halls Close Halls ReOpen Requests Due Approvals/Denials
Thanksgiving Break Tues., Nov. 23 6pm Sun., Nov. 28 10am Tues., Nov. 9 6pm Tues., Nov. 16 6pm
Winter Break Sat., Dec. 18 10am Sun., Jan. 16 10am Fri., Dec. 3 6pm Fri., Dec. 10 6pm
Spring Break Fri., Mar. 11 6pm Sun., Mar. 20 10am Fri., Feb. 25 6pm Fri., Mar. 4 6pm
Easter Break Thurs., Apr. 14 6pm  Mon., Apr. 18 10am Thurs., Mar. 31 6pm Thurs., Apr. 7 6pm

 * You do NOT need to apply to stay over Fall Break.  Housing does not close, meal plans are still active. 


 

End of the Academic Year Policy Information:

Graduating Seniors (Those officially approved to walk at the Sunday, May 22, 2022 Commencement Ceremony) are approved to stay in college housing until May 22nd at 6pm

For all other students College Housing closes at 10am Saturday, May 14, 2022. Students are required to move out of their rooms 24 hours after their last final or Saturday, May 14, 2022 (whichever is earlier).

Students in the categories below may request to return early.

All requests that are received on time (deadline tba) will be reviewed, but we cannot guarantee that we will approve requests.

Requests can be submitted on the Adirondack Housing Portal. Read the Early Arrival Instructions for more details.

Late Requests are subject to a $50 fee. If you are experiencing financial hardships that will prevent you from paying this late fee, please contact the Dean of Student's office to request a payment plan or alternate arrangements.

Students who can request approval

  1. International Students
  2. Students who live more than 500 miles from campus
  3. Students with a class and academic related situation (i.e. student teaching, internship, etc.) with endorsement from a Faculty member
  4. Student Groups such as athletic teams and clubs who have been granted permission through a coach or advisor
  5. Students assisting with Senior Week events and Commencement who have been granted permission through a campus department
  6. Financial constraints- to be reviewed on an individual basis
  7. Extenuating family and/or home request- to be reviewed on an individual basis

 End of Academic Year Requests are due tba


 

 

 

Residential Life

"My Bus Home", an independent provider of comfortable, wi-fi enabled motor coach transportation, offers service between Muhlenberg and selected locations in Westchester County, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Long Island, and Maryland for all academic breaks. For more information and to make a reservation, please visit www.MyBusHome.com