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WINTER BREAK

Keep in mind the following basic information regarding the break:

      • The Residence Halls and the RSC will close at 5:00 pm, Friday, December 8, 2017
      • For residents who will not be staying on campus during Winter Break – use this checklist to
        leave your room in order and avoid paying extra fees.
      • WINTER BREAK CLOSING CHECKLIST
      • For residents staying on campus, the RSC WILL BE OPEN 2:00 – 4:00 pm  (with the exception of the campus closure – see below), and mail can be picked up during those hours. 
      • STAYING FOR THE BREAK
      • The WOU Campus and University Housing WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 22, 2017-JANUARY 2, 2018.
        No business of any kind will take place during this closure.
      • Valsetz Dining Hall closes at 5:00 pm, Friday, December 8, 2017
      • THERE WILL BE NO FOOD SERVICE UNTIL NOON, SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018. See below for options for food during this time period.
      • Caffe Allegro and the Convenience store will be open in the WUC, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday – December 11-22, 2017 and January 2-6, 2018.
        Allegro and the “C” store will be closed during the campus closure dates: December 22, 2017-January 1, 2018.

Student Meal Cards will work for purchases at the CAFFE ALLEGRO & the convenience store during this break, but keep in mind that:

WINTER TERM Meal Plan dollars will NOT be added until AFTER the Holiday Break.
IF YOU PLAN TO USE YOUR CARD DURING THE BREAK, MAKE SURE THAT IF NEEDED,
YOU ADD MONEY TO YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE THE BREAK.

      • Arbor Park residents wishing to stay during Winter Break must sign up to do so on the wou portal at: http://www.wou.edu/wouportal/
        DEADLINE:   4:00 pm on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017.
        (Your room rate includes the break so there is no further charge for you to stay during the break).

 

RESIDENTS OF ACKERMAN, BARNUM, LANDERS and HERITAGE HALLS – PLEASE NOTE:

If you choose to stay on campus during Winter Break, you will be moving to BUTLER HALL for the break.

Single rooms are not available.

      • YOU MUST LOG ONTO THE PORTAL AND SIGN UP TO STAY BY 4:00 PM, TUESDAY
        DECEMBER 5th TO STAY!! – NO EXCEPTIONS!
      • YOU WILL HAVE A ROOMMATE. IF YOU WANT A SPECIFIC ROOMMATE, WE WILL PLACE THEM WITH YOU DURING THIS BREAK –
        If you know of someone that you would like to room with for the break and they would like to room with you,
        CONTACT UNIVERSITY HOUSING!
      • Please take everything that you will need during the break – YOU WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR REGULAR ROOM UNTIL AFTER NOON on FRIDAY, JANUARY 5th, when you may turn in your Winter Break keys to the RSC and move back into your academic room. You must complete your move back to your academic room and return your Winter Break fob by 3:00 pm, Sunday, January 7th.
      • YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CHARGED $250 FOR STAYING FOR ANY OR ALL OF THE BREAK.

 

If you have questions regarding Winter Break,  please contact University Housing

 

CONTACT US

University Housing

(503) 838-8311 | or e-mail: housing@wou.edu  | Location: Ground floor of Ackerman Hall