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Moving & Breaks

Winter Break

Thursday, December 22, 2022 - Saturday, January 14, 2023

Winter Break Guide

As you make plans for the end of your fall semester and winter break, follow these general tips to ensure a smooth transition for fall closing.

Winter Break Guide

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Current Residents
Your guide to your building's resources, services, and support.
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Housing Contract
Review terms, provisions, and payment information to secure your housing space.
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Change or Cancel
Requests to cancel or change housing assignments must be made in advance.

Fall Break 2022

November 24-27, 2022

All residence halls and apartments remain open during the November break – there is no extra charge.

  • The dining halls close for break after lunch on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Meal service resumes with brunch on Saturday, November 26, 2022. Dining hours are available on the M Food Co. website –
  • Some grocery stores and restaurants are open limited hours November 23-24, 2022; please plan accordingly.

Fall Move-In 2022

Housing and Residential Life creates a staggered move-in schedule each year to ensure students can move in and get settled before the start of class.

  • Apartment contracts for the current year began on August 15, 2022.
  • The residence hall opening date is determined each year by the scheduling of Welcome Week and the first day of school.

Move-In Guide

Find key instructions and helpful tips for Move-In including dates, what to bring (and what not to bring), bed configuration, tech setup, and more in the Move-In Guide.

Move-in Guide

    Summer 2022

    Summer housing options are available for students. You choose the exact dates you stay and pay a nightly rate. Summer assignments are based on room availability and the date applications are received.  Keeler Apartments contracts end on July 31, 2023, and residents will need to move out by 8 pm that day. Find move out instructions, checklists, tips on donating items to the ReUse Center, and more. 

    Summer Options

    Temporary housing is available to all newly admitted international students before the start of the fall semester. International Early Arrival Housing requests for domestic students are only approved for extenuating circumstances, and limited space is available.

    International Students

    Moving Out

    Last Updated Spring 2022

    We want to help you plan ahead for the end of the semester and the end of your housing contract: May 10, 2023 for residence halls; May 31, 2023 for Radius, Wilkins, and Yudof apartments; July 31, 2023 for Keeler apartments. 

    Find move out instructions, checklists, tips on donating items to the ReUse Center, and more. 

    Move Out Guide

    Spring Break 2022

    Last Updated Spring 2022

    All residence hall and apartment buildings will remain open during spring break, but dining halls and other M Food Co. retail locations will be closed.

    We hope you have a safe and restorative spring break.