Students can return to campus for Winter Term beginning at 9:00am on Monday, January 2. Students who arrive to campus prior to this date but have not received prior approval from Residential Life will need to coordinate alternative housing arrangements until the Halls and Houses open.

The College is closed from December 24 to January 1. During this time, Residential Life will be closed.


Arrival Information for Students Moving into a New Room

Residential Life will be open on Monday, January 2 and Tuesday, January 3 from 9:00am to 5:00pm to students who are picking up room or house keys or who need to have their OneCard encoded for a new Winter Term housing assignment.

  • You may pick up their room key or have your OneCard encoded in the Residential Life office between 9:00am and 5:00pm starting on Monday, January 2.
  • Building access will be activated starting at 9:00am on Monday, January 2.
  • If you are arriving after Residential Life has closed for the day, please contact the RA on Duty to be let into your room (contact information will be posted in each building).  Keys should be picked up promptly on the following business day.

(if you have been approved to arrive early, you will receive separate information about where to pick up your key and how to access storage).

Arrival Information for Students Returning to the Same Room

  • Students who are returning to the same room do not have to check in at Residential Life.
  • Building access will be automatically activated starting at 9:00am on Monday, January 2.
  • If you have misplaced or lost your room key, you can visit Residential Life between 9:00am and 5:00pm to be issued a temporary spare key. If you are locked out of your room after hours, please contact the RA on Duty.

(if you have been approved to arrive early, you will receive separate information about where to pick up your key and how to access storage).

Student Storage

  • View Available Open Storage Hours. Locations will be open for 45 minutes.
  • Individual Appointments will not be available during Winter Term Opening. Appointments will resume on the first day of classes.
  • Carts are limited and will be available across campus in the main lobby of nearby residential halls.
  • Be prepared to remove all of your items from the storage location.