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Break Housing is for housing between academic periods. There are two different Break Housing periods between semesters (May and August), and an additional opt-in Break Housing period for residence halls that close over Winter Break. Students are eligible for Break Housing if they were HRE residents for the current semester and they have a reserved space for the upcoming academic semester.

 

May Break Between spring closing and summer move-in
August Break Between summer closing and fall move-in
Winter Break Opt-in for students in residence halls that close for Winter Break; between fall closing and spring move-in

 

AUGUST BREAK HOUSING (August 6-16, 2022)

Students with both summer 2022 and academic year 2022-2023 housing contracts are eligible to participate in August Break Housing for an additional fee. August Break is between summer closing and fall move-in. The "End of Summer Semester Plans" form will open on June 27 in Housing U, accessible through your CIS account. The deadline to register for August Break Housing is July 20. If you have questions about Break Housing sign-ups after this deadline, please contact our office.

NOTE: All summer 2022 residents are required to fill out the "End of Summer Semester Plans" form in Housing U by 11:59 p.m. (MT) July 20. This form will allow residents to indicate if they will be signing up for August Break Housing or moving out at the close of the summer semester (August 6 by 2 p.m.).

Same Room Stay: $400

Same Room Storage: Free

Room Change: $400

Dorm Room Movers: Varies

WINTER BREAK HOUSING (Dec. 17, 2022- Jan. 6, 2023)

Winter Break 2022 will occur from December 17, 2022, through January 6, 2023. Students living in communities that close over the break must vacate their spaces by 2 p.m. on December 17, 2022. Students can move back into their spaces at 9 a.m. on January 6, 2023.

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Kahlert Village residents:

Students living in Kahlert Village have the following options over the winter break period:

  • Depart Campus: Students living in Kahlert Village will not have access to their rooms December 17, 2022-January 6, 2023 for the winter break period. Residents may leave all items in their room, but they should pack any items they need during that time. Residents will return to their same room on January 6 for the spring semester.
  • Extend Your Stay: Residents may sign up to remain in their room for the winter break period for an additional flat rate of $585. Applications open during fall semester.

NOTE: All Kahlert Village residents are required to fill out the "End of Fall Semester Plans" form in Housing U during fall semester. This form will allow residents to indicate if they will be signing up for Winter Break Housing or departing campus at the close of fall semester.

 

Buildings closed for winter break:
  • Chapel Glen
  • Gateway Heights
  • Sage Point
  • Officers Circle

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Buildings open for winter break:

Housing is open continuously and rent is charged to the resident in these areas.

  • Benchmark Plaza
  • Block 44
  • Downtown Commons 1 & 2
  • Kahlert Village**
  • Lassonde Studios
  • Marriott Honors Community
  • Shoreline Ridge
  • University Guest House**

**Kahlert Village and University Guest House are open over Winter Break and available for an additional cost.

MAY BREAK HOUSING (May 6-12, 2023)

PLEASE NOTE: All Spring 2022 residents are required to complete this form in Housing U during spring semester.

Students with both academic year 2022-2023 and summer 2023 housing contracts are eligible to participate in May Break Housing for an additional fee. May Break is the period between spring closing and summer move-in. The form opens during spring semester in Housing U, accessible through your CIS account. 

Same Room Stay: $240

Same Room Storage: Free

Room Change: $240

Dorm Room Movers: Varies

Types of Break Housing

  • Same Room Stay - if you are staying in the same room for both academic periods and will be here for the break period, you may be able to stay in your same bedroom.
  • Same Room Storage - if you have the same room for both academic periods but will not be on campus during the entirety of the break period, you can store your belongings in your bedroom for the break.
  • Room Change - if you have a different room for both academic periods, HRE will arrange your move to your new space during the break period. You must be available the entirety of the break to move on a date determined by HRE.
  • Storage through Dorm Room Movers (DRM) - if you do not have the same room for both academic periods but are interested in storing your items, you can sign up through DRM with the link provided in the form of your Housing U portal.