Residence Communities Close for Winter Break

Halls close at 7 p.m.

December 11, 2020 |

All residence communities close at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 11. Residents not registered for Winter Break Housing are expected to depart by this time.


Door Locking

  • Exterior doors to all residence communities and Carkoski Commons will be locked for break beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, DEC 11, with the following exception:
    • Preska entry at Ellis and Maywood
    • Carkoski doors between Preska and the University Dining Center
    • Carkoski door located near Lot 14/Chet's Place
  • These doors will be open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. DEC 14-18, 21-23, 28-31, and JAN 4-7.

Modified Guest Policy

Saturday, December 12 - Thursday, January 7, registered Winter Break residents may have up to one guest in their room between the hours of 8 a.m. - midnight. Guests are not allowed between midnight - 8 a.m. Guests are expected to wear face coverings in accordance with current University face covering standards and complete the daily self-screening tool prior to arriving on campus.


Front Desks

Front Desks will be open until 7 p.m. on Friday, December 11. Beginning Saturday, December 12 - Thursday, January 7, Front Desks will be open 4:30-6:30 p.m. in all communities except for DEC 24, 25, and 31 (when desks will be closed).

Residents may check out equipment at the Front Desk while it is open.


Mail & Packages

Only residents registered for Winter Break Housing will continue to receive mail and packages delivered to their mailbox. All other resident mail will be held in a central location until the residence communities reopen on Friday, January 8.


Parking

Only residents registered for Winter Break Housing may keep their cars on campus in Lot 14 or 16 green stalls. Stadium Heights residents should park in front of Buildings 701 or 705.

Guests may park in Lot 14 or 16 green stalls. Enforcement continues on Platinum, Gold, Operations, Handicap, and yellow curbs.


Staffing & Assistance

Community Advisors continue to be on duty each night in every residence community, as well as a Hall Director on Duty. To contact the CAs on Duty, call the number posted at the Front Desk or call University Security at 507-389-2111 (24/7).


Quarantine & Isolation Housing

Residential Life continues to provide services to residents who require accommodations in quarantine or isolation housing during Winter Break.

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