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Holiday Break Information

The following is important information regarding residence hall and cafeteria openings and closings during the upcoming holiday breaks.

Fall Break (Saturday, October 10, 2015 through Sunday, October 18, 2015):

  • Residence Halls OPEN - all residence halls remain open during the recess
  • Cafeteria: CLOSED - after dinner on Friday, October 9, 2015 and RE-OPEN for brunch on Sunday, October 18, 2015
  • Regular Cafeteria Hours resume on Sunday, October 18, 2015
  • If you are planning on staying during Fall Break, please sign-up and notify your Resident Assistant (RA) by Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00p

Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25 2015 through Sunday, November 29, 2015):

  • Residence Halls: OPEN - all residence halls remain open during the recess
  • Cafeteria: CLOSED - after dinner on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 and RE-OPEN for breakfast on Monday, November 30, 2015
  • Regular Cafeteria Hours resume on Monday, November 30, 2015
  • If you are planning on staying during Thanksgiving, please sign-up and notify your Resident Assistant (RA) by Monday, November 23, 2015 at 5:00p

Christmas (Saturday, December 19, 2015 through Saturday, January 9, 2016):

  • Residence Halls: CLOSED - all residence halls close at 5pm on Saturday, December 19, 2015 and RE-OPEN at 9:00am on Saturday, January 9, 2016
  • Cafeteria: CLOSED - after dinner on Friday, December 18, 2015 and RE-OPEN for brunch on Saturday, January 9, 2015.
  • Housing will be provided for individuals who demonstrate an exceptional need to stay late, overnight ,or during an entire holiday recess or semester break after the halls close. Exceptional need is based on the traveling distance from your home or permanent place of residence to the residence halls. An exception may be granted depending on whether you live out of state, out of country, participate in athletics, and/or are employed on or near campus. In case of employment, you must submit your work schedule.
  • All residential students that need to stay over break will be charged $18 per day.
  • For security reasons, key card access will be denied and remain so until the residence halls RE-OPEN on Saturday, January 9, 2016.
  • If you are requesting to remain on campus during the Christmas Recess, you must be granted approval from the Director of Residential Life. If you are requesting to stay over during the Christmas Recess, please complete the Extended Stay Form (PDF) and return the completed form to your Resident Assistant (RA) or the Office of Residential Life by Friday, December 18, 2015 at 5:00p. Hall meetings will be conducted prior to the Christmas Recess to go over the Holiday Break Procedures
  • The deadline to request to remain on campus during the Christmas Recess is at Friday, December 18, 2015 at 5:00p

Spring Break (Saturday, March 12, 2016 through Sunday, March 20, 2016):

  • Residence Halls: OPEN - all residence halls remain open during the recess
  • Cafeteria: CLOSED - after dinner on Friday, March 11, 2016 and RE-OPEN for dinner on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • If you are planning on staying for Spring Break, please sign-up and notify your Resident Assistant (RA) by Friday, March 11, 2016 at 12:00p

Easter Recess (Friday, March, 25 2016 through Monday, March 28, 2016):

  • Residence Halls: OPEN - all residence halls remain open during the recess
  • Cafeteria: CLOSED - after dinner on Thursday, March 24, 2016 and RE-OPEN for breakfast on Monday, March 28 2016
  • If you are planning on staying for Easter Recess, please sign-up and notify your Resident Assistant (RA) by Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 5:00p
Last updated on Jun. 23, 2015. Contact the Web Content Manager of this page.
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