Spring Break

Residence communities close at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 5.

Students may register to stay over the break period for no additional cost.

Registration Dining Services Parking
Inspections Mail & Packages Before you Leave


Residents who wish to stay in their room during spring break (March 5-13) need to register in advance. Registration will open on Monday, February 15 at 9 a.m. in the Housing & Dining Portal.

Residents who do not register who are found in the residence communities during the break period will be charged $50 and may be escorted off campus if disruptive.

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Dining Services

Food service ends at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 5 and resumes at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. Meals are not provided during the break period, however, residents may use Dining Dollars, cash, credit/debit at retail dining locations. Note that retail dining locations will be open on a limited basis.

University Dining Center
  • Closes at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 5. Reopens at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 14.
Chet's Place (Carkoski Commons)
  • Closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 5. Reopens at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 14.
1872 Grill (Julia Sears)
  • Closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 5. Reopens at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 14.

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Only registered residents are allowed to park their vehicles on campus during the break period. If you are leaving for break, you must take your vehicle with you. In the event of a snow emergency, you are responsible for moving your vehicle in accordance to parking guidelines.

Crawford/McElroy/Preska/Julia Sears Residents:
  • Park in Lot 14 or 16 green stalls
Stadium Heights Residents:
  • Park in front of Building 705

Facility Inspections

All rooms will be inspected by Residential Life Staff after the residence communities close on Friday, March 5.

Mail & Packages

Mail will be delivered Monday-Friday to registered residents' mailboxes (Stadium Heights will continue to receive mail per the USPS schedule).

Packages can be picked up 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily (when the Front Desks are open).

Before You Leave

Residents are not required to unplug electrical items prior to leaving.

Do these things prior to leaving for break:

  • Close and lock your window.
  • Remove all trash from your room.
  • Return used to-go containers to the University Dining Center.
  • Close your blinds if you live on the 1st floor.
  • Turn off electronics.
  • Turn off lights.
  • Close your door and make sure the lock secures.