Spring Break 2023

All residence halls (Palmerton, Connolly, Peterson, Placer) close Saturday, March 11 at noon for Spring Break. Residence halls will reopen Sunday, March 19 at 8am. Rocker Square Apartments do not close.

Students who need to stay in the halls over break for should complete the online application by March 1 at noon. The cost of staying over break is $20 per night. Any submission after March 1, 2023 must be done before leaving for Spring Break. Dining Services will not be open, with the exception of the 24/7 Market at Rocker Square. 

Please refer to this checklist for specific items in your residence hall.  In general, all students must ensure the following is done before leaving for break:

  • Close and lock all windows
  • Close drapes/blinds
  • Set thermostat to 60 degrees and "auto" - or what is applicable to your building
  • Remove all perishable items and clean room 
  • Remove all trash (each bag left for staff to remove is $20)
  • Turn-off all lights
  • Lock doors

Note: Residence Life and Facilities staff enter all rooms over break for health/safety checks plus to perform preventative maintenance and to ensure all items on the checklist are completed. Fines will be issued for items not completed.

Pre-Spring Break Health & Safety Inspections

Residence Life staff will stop by each residential room to perform our semesterly Health & Safety Inspections between Sunday, March 05 and Thursday, March 09, 2023. While residents do not need to be present, we do prefer at least one resident be present to address any concerns found.

We will address health, safety, security, and maintenance issues during our check. This includes prohibited items, propped doors or disassembled closers, access to exits,  general cleanliness, excess trash and odors, unattended appliances, fire and electrical hazards, unsafe lofts or furniture, and evidence of unapproved animals.

Pre-Spring Break Health & Safety
Pre-Spring Break Health & Safety Inspections


Residence Life Staff Applications
Information Sessions Begin January 25
Applications Open January 27
Visit the Residential Education Hiring Page

New Student Housing Sign-Up
Application Opens February 13
Visit the New Student Sign-Up Page

Lottery Numbers Emailed
Sent to emails on March 1
For returners required to live on campus

Spring Break - Traditional Halls Close
March 11 - March 19
Details available here

Returning Student Housing Sign Up
March 20 - March 26 varying by group
Returning Student Housing Selection

May Closing
Halls close at noon on May 6
5pm on May 7th for graduating students