Residence Life

Spring Break Closing Procedures

  • Residence Halls close promptly Friday, March 15, 2013 at 5 p.m.
  • Residence Halls re-open Sunday, March 24, 2013 at noon.

Students found in the residence halls after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, without prior approval will be assessed a $75.00 late fee per day that they are here and will be asked to leave.

Anyone having a conflict with the closing and/or opening date or time must submit an extension request via email to their Area Coordinator no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8. This request should be as detailed as possible. Include your ID #, building and room # and reason for request. Anyone submitting such a request after the deadline of 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 8, will automatically be assessed a late request fee of $75.00 to their account if their request is granted.

Re-entry into the building will not be granted, for any reason, during the break.

Departure Checklist:

All students must follow the residence hall sign-out procedures. Room inspections will be conducted by Residence Life staff after closing.

  • Clean your room prior to leaving.
  • Dispose of all open food stuff and return any dining hall property you may have borrowed.
  • Empty all waste baskets into the big trash bin in the hallways.
  • Do not leave any belongings in lounges, bathrooms, laundry rooms or hallways.
  • Remove or secure all valuables.
  • Do not put any object in front or on top of the AC unit in your room.
  • Turn thermostat to low.
  • Turn off all lights; unplug all electrical appliances (refrigerator, fish tanks and answering machines may be left plugged in and operating).
  • Take all items needed during break (checkbook, ATM card, contacts, prescriptions, cell phone and charger, car and house keys, etc.) Your One-Card will be disabled during the entire Break.
  • Close and secure windows and lock your door.
  • Sign the bottom of your closing slip and post it on the outside of your door before leaving.

Any questions concerning check-out should be directed to your Area Coordinator.

After the halls have officially closed, the hall staff will check rooms for compliance of the above. Improper check-out will result in fines.

Re-entry into the building will not be granted, for any reason, during the break.