Office of Residential Services

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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:

 

Early Arrival for Start of Academic Year (August):

Requests Due: Friday, August 2nd

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Fall Break:



Requests Due:  Friday, September 27th
Approvals Out By: Friday, October 4th

Fall Break Begins on October 11th, 2013
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Friday Evening

Fall Break Ends on October 15th, 2013
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Tuesday Morning

Thanksgiving Break:

Requests Due: Wednesday, November 13th
Approvals Out By:  Wednesday, November 20th

Thanksgiving Break Begins on November 26th, 2013
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Tuesday Evening

Thanksgiving Break Ends on December 1st, 2013
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

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(Special note for Thanksgiving Break: Students enrolled in courses that meet at or after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday will automatically be approved to stay in housing until 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday. These students are not required to file the request form.)

Winter Break:


Requests Due:  Monday, December 9th
Approvals Out By:  Tuesday, December 10th

Winter Break Begins on December 14th, 2013
Residence Halls Close at 10 A.M. on Saturday Morning

Winter Break Ends on January 12th, 2014
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

Requests Due: Monday, February 17th
Approvals Out By: Wednesday, February 19th

Spring Break Begins on February 28th, 2014
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Friday Evening

Spring Break Ends on March 9th, 2014
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Sunday Morning

Requests Due: Friday, April 4th
Approvals Out By: Friday, April 11th

Easter Break Begins on April 17th, 2014
Residence Halls Close at 6 P.M. on Thursday Evening                                             

Easter Break Ends on April 21st, 2014
Residence Halls Open at 10 A.M. on Monday Morning

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(Special note for Easter Break: Students enrolled in courses that meet at or after 4:00 P.M. on Thursday will automatically be approved to stay in housing until 10:00 A.M. on Friday. These students are not required to file the request form.)

End of the Academic Year Closing (May)

Requests Due: Thursday, May 1st
College Housing Closes on May 10th, 2014
Residence Halls Close at 10 A.M. on Saturday

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.

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 $25 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 300 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 300 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 $30.00 late fee.

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