Elizabethtown College, including the residence halls and Dining Services, closes during all official vacation periods and seasonal breaks. All students are expected to leave campus and no students are permitted in the residence halls during these periods without authorization from the Office of Residence Life.
Students needing to remain on campus during certain breaks because of College employment, student teaching, an internship, an athletic team, or because your home is more than 600 miles from campus, may apply to stay on campus. Applications to stay on campus must be completed by the deadlines below.
While the College does not promise break housing to any student, it will attempt to assist students in extenuating circumstances that may not meet the above criteria. If you have an extenuating circumstance, please contact the Office of Residence Life at email@example.com or 717-361-1197.
Additional policies regarding break housing:
- No students are permitted in the residence halls during breaks without authorization.
- Students who have obtained permission to stay in College Owned housing for a break period are not permitted to have guests.
- Requests for housing due to off campus employment will NOT be considered.
- Students found responsible for unauthorized entry/stay during breaks are subject to a $45.00 fee per incident/evening.
- College reserves the right to charge a daily fee of $45.00 to students obtaining authorization to stay on campus for reasons other than those listed above.
All students must vacate the residence halls by 6:00 PM on the closing date for each break, unless otherwise noted.
Residence halls re-open at noon the day before classes resume.
Break Housing and Early Arrival Requests for 2019-20
Please follow the appropriate link below to submit a Break Housing or Early Arrival Requests by the listed deadline. Late applications may result in a denial of your request and/or a fee.
FALL SEMESTER EARLY ARRIVAL REQUEST due by July 28, 2019 by 9:00pm - Closed
No late requests will be accepted.
FALL BREAK HOUSING REQUEST due September 27, 2019 OPEN
Residence Halls close October 2, 2019 at 6pm
Fall Break - October 3-7, 2019
Residence Halls close November 27, 2019 at 6pm
Thanksgiving Break – November 28-29, 2019
WINTER BREAK -
Residence Halls close December 13, 2019
Winter Break Dates - December 14, 2019 - January 12, 2019
NO REQUESTS FOR EXTENDED STAY WILL BE APPROVED.
ALL students must vacate the Residence Halls 24 hours after their last final OR by 6:00 PM on December 13, 2019.
Residence Halls close February 28, 2019
Spring Break - February 28, 2020- March 8, 2020
Residence Halls close April 9, 2020 at 6pm
Easter Break - April 10-13, 2020
SUMMER BREAK - Residence Halls close May 8
**ALL students must vacate the residence halls 24 hours after their last final or by 6:00pm on May 8, 2020.**