Semester Break Housing Request Form

Residence Halls close for semester break at 6pm on Friday, December 15 and reopen at noon on Sunday, January 7. Any student wanting to remain in their residence hall over break must complete the following form by 9pm on Friday, December 8. 

Request Form

CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS: If you need to change your dates after submission, please complete the form again. Any changes after the app deadline must be sent to your Hall Director. If you need to cancel, complete the cancellation form


The fee for staying over break is $19 per night. 


The deadline to request break housing is 9pm on Friday, December 8. Late requests will be assessed a $25 fee. 

Break Housing Information

WHY DO I NEED TO REQUEST BREAK HOUSING? You must request break housing because the residence hall license agreement does not include housing during breaks.  

WHAT IF I'M AN ATHLETE? Athletes are responsible for checking with their coaches regarding break housing. All necessary requests should be turned in by the deadline.

CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS: If you need to change your dates, please complete the form again. This form is only available until Friday, December 8 at 9pm. Any changes after that must be sent to your Hall Director. If you need to cancel, complete the cancellation form

HOURS: During the break period, staffing and services (mail, custodial, hall office desk hours, etc.) will be limited. Please contact the Department of Residence Life at 701-231-7557 weekdays between 7:30am and 4:00pm with any questions you may have. In case of an emergency, contact Campus Police at 701-231-8998.  

CARD & KEY ACCESS: Security doors will be locked at all times. Card access to the residence halls will be given to each student registered for break housing. Card access will be provided from 12 noon on the day you request to stay for the night until 12 noon the following day. For example, those who request access for the night of Decmeber 24 will have access from 12 noon on the 24th until 12 noon on the 25th.

GUESTS: Guest hours will be from 12:00pm (noon) to 10:00pm. No overnight guests will be allowed over break periods. All other hall rules will be in effect during break period.  

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