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Housing and Dining


SPRING BREAK 2015

  • The Residence Halls and Valsetz Dining Hall will close at 5:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2015

    All rooms not occupied, lounges, and laundry rooms will be secured until Noon on Sunday, March 29, 2015, when the halls re-open for Spring Term.


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REMEMBER:
The Housing Renewal registration process will begin at 10:00 am on April 6, when you get back from Spring Break!

To Register:  Log onto the WOU Portal
You will then be eligible to select the room / apartment and roommate(s) of your choice for the coming academic year.

NOTE:  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROCESS OR WANT TO SEE A TYPICAL ROOM OR APARTMENT,
ATTEND THE INFO / ROOM TOUR SESSION AT 6 PM, ON TUESDAY, APRIL 7TH IN ACKERMAN ROOM, 141!


DINING INFORMATION

  • Valsetz Dining Hall closes at 5:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2015
  • Meal Plan changes must be made in writing PRIOR to Noon, March 26, 2015
  • NO Food Service in Valsetz until Noon, Sunday, March 29, 2015.
    Wolf Express will be open in the Werner University Center 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, M - F during the break.

  • STAYING ON CAMPUS DURING THE BREAK

  • Students may stay in their rooms during Spring Break, but they must sign up (see below) to stay
    for all or any part of the break, or if you plan to leave late for the break or return early.

    Students wishing to stay during the break must sign up to do so on the WOU Portal at: http://www.wou.edu/wouportal/ before
    4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

  • With the exception of Arbor Park residents, there is a charge of $100 to stay for all or any part of the break.
    No matter where you live, you must sign up on the WOU Portal prior to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 18th
    to stay for any portion of the break.

    Remember to take any items that you might need with you when you leave for the break.
    Staff is NOT on hand to let you into your room during the break

    Once the halls are closed you will not be able to get into your room until opening day of spring term
    (Noon, Sunday, March 29th), without notifying the Housing Office to make arrangements (and pay the Break Access Fee).


  • OFFICE HOURS DURING THE BREAK

  • Office hours during the break are as follows:
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

  • ROOM CHANGES

  • Room Changes MUST be made prior to March 19, 2015. If you are requesting a room change,
    start with your RA.
  • A Room Change Form must be completed and authorized BEFORE you begin your move.

  • CHECKING OUT OF THE HALLS

  • Students checking out of the Residence Halls:

    If you find during the break that you will not be returning to live on campus, you must check out of your residence hall room properly.

    Start by contacting the University Housing Office.

  • You M-U-S-T complete your move out by 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 26, 2015.
  • Please note: the residential student M-U-S-T be present to complete the check out/ move out process.

  • Students moving out ON or AFTER March 29, 2015 -
    will be charged for a minimum of the first 10 days of Spring Term.

  • STUDENTS WITH VACANCIES IN THEIR ROOMS

  • If you have a vacancy in your room and you have not made a request to shut your room down
    and pay the higher single rate, you should anticipate new roommate(s) for Spring term.
  • To avoid paying the higher rate you M-U-S-T leave your room ready to be occupied by a new WOU student upon their arrival on campus Spring Term.
  • READY means: There is NOTHING on any of the following: bed (unbunked), desk, drawers, wardrobe/closet, bookshelf, chair.
    Floor space is clean and free of any items. No furniture can be combined in any way. Common area space must be clean.
  • Your room will be checked and digital photos taken for documentation during Spring Break for readiness. If it is determined that your room is NOT ready for a new roommate,
    you WILL be charged the higher rate, and could face disciplinary action.
  • Digital photos will be taken to document the readiness status of these rooms.
  • If you want to request a single or limited occupancy room for spring term, (Single/limited occupancy rooms are available based upon availability and billed at a higher rate.) you must make that request IN WRITING to the Housing Office by 4:30 pm, Thursday, March 19th.

  • Contact

    University Housing 503-838-8311 | or e-mail: housing@wou.edu

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