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Major Break Information

Thanksgiving Break 2013

Thanksgiving break begins November 26, 2013 and residence halls close at 7pm. Halls will reopen on December 1, 2013 at 2pm.

For specific information regarding Thanksgiving Break in your building, please select your complex or area below. Links in each letter are specific to that area of campus.

Winter Break 2013

Winter break begins December 13, 2013 and residence halls close at 10pm. Halls reopen on February 9, 2013 from 2-9pm, with room change period for students on campus during Winter Session from 9am-Noon.

If you have requested a mid-year room change, you should review complete information about changing rooms, when you are expected to move out and what to do with your keys.

Winter Session 2013-2014

Residence hall check-in for Winter Session walk-ins is 9am-3pm on January 6, 2014. Students leaving after Winter Session must check-out of residence hall by 7pm on February 8, 2014.

For more information about Winter Session, including information on dining plans, visit the Winter Session page.

Spring Break 2014

Spring break begins on March 28, 2014, with halls closing at 10pm. Residence halls will reopen on April 6, 2014 at noon.

Break Housing

Residence halls (except Christiana Towers) close for three breaks throughout the school year: Thanksgiving, Winter Break, & Spring Break. Students may request break housing for an additional fee in the following locations:

  • Independence Complex (Independence East & West, Thomas McKean, James Smith)
  • George Read
  • Smyth
  • Louis L. Redding & Eliphalet Gilbert
  • Russell/Lane/Thompson
  • Ray Street
  • Central Complex (Warner, Sussex, Squire, New Castle, Cannon, Kent, Brown, Sypherd, Harter, Sharp)

*Rodney and Dickinson are not available for break housing. If you are a resident of Rodney or Dickinson and you are unable to make other arrangements you may contact Residence Life & Housing at (302)-831-HOME (4663).