Students have the option to stay on campus during break periods (Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Spring Break, inter-sessions, and pre-sessions). Break housing is available in Corbin/Olson.
Halls close at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 21, for Thanksgiving Break.*
Halls re-open at 10:00 am on Sunday, November 30.
Halls close at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 19, for Winter Break.*
Halls re-open at 12:00 pm on Sunday, January 18.
Halls close at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 13, for Spring Break.*
Halls re-open at 10:00 am on Sunday, March 22.
*Short-term extended stays are available for each closing period. Contact your Complex Director for more information.
The five options for break housing are as follows:
- August Inter-Session (end of summer school through start of semester)
- Thanksgiving Break
- Winter Break 1 (through December 31)
- Winter Break 2 (January 1-January 18)
- May Pre-Session (end of semester through start of summer school)
All students must sign up for break housing 48 hours prior to the housing period start by calling (309) 298-3000. For instance, if you want to stay for the Thanksgiving Break, you will need to notify UHDS by Wednesday, November 19.
If you live in Corbin or Olson, you have the option to stay in your room. If you live in another residence hall, you will be given a room in Olson Hall to stay in during the break period. Break period sign-up is first come, first served and has limited availability.
|Break/Inter/Pre-Session||Plan L||Plan M||Plan N||Plan O||Plan P|
|First Half of Winter Break||$121.60||$121.60||$121.60||$124.80||$134.40|
|Second Half of Winter Break||$121.60||$121.60||$121.60||$124.80||$134.40|
All break housing rates will be automatically billed to your student account.
UHDS can assign a roommate due to space limitations. If you have a specific request, you will be able to provide the student's information on your request form. We will do our best to satisfy the request. The roommate requested must also sign up for Break Housing.Roommate Request
How to Request Break Housing
A UHDS representative will contact you within 3-5 business days of your request to confirm the reservation and provide you with an amount due.
Contact Caitlin Davis at