/ Residential Life and Housing

Breaks

Semester Break (between fall and spring semesters) is the only time during the academic calendar where all residence halls, cottages and apartments are officially closed. All students must leave their respective living units for the duration of the break.

Students are required to inform Residential Life if they will be on campus during:

  • Fall Recess
  • Thanksgiving Recess
  • Winter Recess
  • Spring Recess
  • Good Friday

Students must apply for summer housing to be housed on-campus over the Summer Break.

Academic Calendar Recess/Breaks:

Fall Recess: October 6–11, 2017
During Fall Recess, residents are not expected to leave their on-campus living unit. However, if you are staying on campus, please fill out the Fall Recess Sign-up form.
Thanksgiving Recess: November 23–26, 2017
During Thanksgiving Recess, residents are not expected to leave their on-campus living unit. However, if you are staying on campus, please fill out the Thanksgiving Recess Sign-up form.
Semester Break: December 15, 2017–January 6, 2018
During Semester Break, all on-campus housing (apartments, cottages and residential halls) will officially close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017. All residents are expected to be out of their respective living unit by this time, unless they have received approval from Residence Life to stay late after filling out the Request to Remain Late form. Residents must check out with their RA prior to leaving campus. All on-campus housing (apartments, cottages and residential halls) will re-open at 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018.
Winter Recess: February 9–14, 2018
During Winter Recess, residents are not expected to leave their on-campus living unit. However, if you are staying on campus, please fill out the Winter Recess Sign-up form.
Spring Recess: March 16–26, 2018
During Spring Recess, residents are not expected to leave their on-campus living unit. However, if you are staying on campus, please fill out the Spring Recess Sign-up form.
Good Friday: March 30 - April 1, 2018
During Good Friday, residents are not expected to leave their on-campus living unit. However, if you are staying on campus, please fill out the Good Friday Sign-up form.
Summer Break: begins May 4, 2018
All on-campus housing; residence halls, apartments and cottages will close at 5 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2018. Students not participating in commencement must check-out of their respective living units on campus by this time unless they have received approval to stay late after filling out the Request to Remain Late form. Residents must check out with their RA. Students who are graduating may remain in their housing until 12 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017.