Residence Hall Fall Break 2023 Bulletin

Fall Break will start at 5pm on Friday, October 6, 2023.  All students planning to stay for Fall Break must register by completing the “Break_Fall_2023” Application that is in your MyHousing Account.  For Fall Break, all students that apply to stay are approved and you will receive an email confirmation once you have completed the application. Fall Break ends and classes start again on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

To complete the application, follow these instructions:

  • Log into your MAX Account.
  • Select Student Services.
  • Select Housing & Dining.
  • Select MyHousing.
  • In your MyHousing Account, go to the Applications tab on the left side and complete the Break_Fall_2023 Application.
  • Once you complete the application, you will receive an email stating that your application was completed.

The Residence Hall Staff may conduct Health and Safety Inspections in each residence hall suite during the fall break. Please carefully review the following instructions and information to avoid violations of the Student Code of Conduct for improper maintenance of your residence hall suite/room.

 Fall Break Housing Information:

  • The residence halls will be operational during the fall break.
  • University administrative offices will be open during fall break during regular business hours.
  • Guests and Visitation is not permitted during the break. Guest visitation will start back up at 12noon on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
  • Residence hall offices will have hours of operation during the break – see front desk for contact information.
  • See Dining Services and Health Services websites for hours of operation.
  • The Housekeeping and Facilities Management teams may be working in the campus residence halls to perform maintenance tasks during the break that require entrance to resident rooms.

Fall Break Preparation Procedures:

Prior to the start of the break, all resident students leaving MUST:

  • Dispose of all trash by removing it to the dumpsters in the parking lots outside your residence hall.
  • Clean the room/suite including sweeping the floor and wiping down furniture.
  • Clean your bathroom and report any issues with constant run toilets, sinks, showers to the residence hall staff.
  • Remove stale food from your refrigerator and properly dispose of it through proper trash removal.
  • If you are leaving for the break, turn off the lights.
  • If you are leaving for the break, set the thermostat to 72 degrees.
  • If you are leaving for the break, close and lock your room window (Villages).
  • If you are leaving for the break, lower the blinds halfway but leave them open.
  • If you are leaving for the break, lock your bedroom door and your suite door.
  • If you are leaving for the break and you have a Learning Services approved animal in your room, You must take the animal with you. You may not leave animals in the residence hall in the care of another student or staff member.

Please consult your residence hall staff should you have any specific questions and have a nice fall break.

* Graphic by Scott M. Helfrich, Ed.D.

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