Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Please visit our Break Housing page for hall closure dates and to learn more about staying on campus over the breaks.

  • Students can stay in their assigned residence halls during break periods, but registration is required to gain access to the residence halls during these times. There is no charge to stay during Thanksgiving break unless you register past the deadline.

    There is a nightly fee to stay over Winter break. Students that register, will stay in their assigned residence hall during the break. Students may either stay late, return early, or stay the entire break. You will not be able to sign up for days that are sporadic (here and there).

    Please visit our Break Housing page for more details.

  • You may leave your things in your room over Winter break, as long as you will be remaining in the same room for the Spring semester. If you participated in room changes and have a new assignment for the Spring semester, you must move your things out of your room and return your keys before you leave for Winter break.

  • You will have the same room for the Spring semester unless you participate in room changes.

  • Current students living in the residence halls must sign up for the Housing Lottery if they wish to have the opportunity to live on campus again, the following year. Visit our Housing Lottery page for more details.

  • Students who are required by the University Housing Policy to live on campus must submit a legally binding academic year-long housing contract. Exceptions to this policy are rare but will be considered for extenuating circumstances.

    Visit our Cancellations page for information about the acceptable reasons to submit a contract cancellation.

  • Exemption requests need to be submitted prior to submitting a housing contract. Visit our Exemptions page for more information about the acceptable reasons to submit an exemption.