Winter Break Housing Information
Break Housing Information for Main Campus Residents
Residents must make arrangements to depart for winter break within 24 hours of their last final exam. All main campus residence halls (except Nebraska hall) will close at 12:00pm (noon) on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Mail/Parcel delivery will end the day before (December 16, 2014). We will begin accepting mail and packages for the Spring 2015 semester on Monday, January 5, 2015. Anything received before this date will not be accepted. The halls will re-open for the spring semester for returning students at 3pm on Sunday, January 4, 2015.
Break Housing Information for Nebraska Hall Residents
Nebraska Hall will remain open over winter for resident occupancy. Please note that the front desk will be closed and will not reopen until January 4, 2015. Please make sure that you notify your RA that you will be in Nebraska Hall for any time between December 17, 2014 and January 3, 2015.
Break Housing Information for Berkshire Apartments Residents
Student living at the Berkshire Apartments are not required to leave their apartments for the semester breaks. If you are planning on terminating your housing for the spring semester, you will need to vacate your apartment by December 17, 2014. Students must properly check out of their assignment by contacting their Community Coordinator
Break Housing Information & Availability
Winter Break Housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications are only considered for 12pm, Wednesday, December 17, 2014, through 12pm, Sunday, January 4, 2015. You may check in at your winter assignment between 9am and 5pm ONLY, any day of the week, with the exception of Thursday, December 25, (Christmas Day). You will receive your winter housing assignment at check-in. Please note that you will be charged for a 7 day minimum. If you have any questions, please contact Housing & Dining Programs at 202-885-3370.
All applicants are expected to sign a Winter Break Housing Agreement. All rules and regulations outlined in The Student Handbook are applicable. Housing & Dining Programs reserves the right to remove any resident from Winter Break Housing if deemed necessary as indicated in the License Agreement. Cancellations must be made in writing by Friday, December 5, 2014, or a $50 administrative charge will be assessed. Staff contact and emergency information for the break will be posted at the Leonard Hall desk, and the Department of Public Safety can be contacted at any time for assistance at 202-885-2527 (Emergency: 202-885-3636).
There is no access to the main campus residence halls, except for Leonard and Nebraska halls, during any portion of the winter break. Residents must provide their own linen and bedding, and should plan accordingly. Main campus complex desks (Anderson, McDowell and Nebraska) will reopen at 12 pm on Sunday, January 4, 2015 for winter break residents. All other residents may check back into their spring assignments at 3pm.
Winter break residents MUST move to their spring assignment rooms with all personal belongings no later than 12pm Noon on Sunday, January 4, 2015.There are no exceptions to this deadline. Winter break residents will receive check-out instructions at check-in and/or during the break.