During Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks, those students who need break housing must register with an RA or contact Residence Life after reading the information below.
Important Break Housing Information
All residents who need housing during a break period must register with an RA or contact Residence Life. Only those registered will have card access to their residence halls.
You can contact Residence Life by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or while the university is closed by calling the Eagle Landing front desk at (540) 654-2458.
For more information about the closing dates, the application process, meal service, and safety tips for during breaks, please see below.
Thanksgiving & Spring Breaks:
All students who need break housing during Thanksgiving or Spring Break must let an RA know by the Friday the week before the residence halls close for break.
All students who need break housing during Winter Break must let an RA know by the last day of classes for the Fall semester.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should apply for Break Housing?
Any student meeting the following conditions should apply for break housing by the posted deadline:
- Student is unable to leave for the break.
- Student is unable to leave until after the residence halls have closed.
- Student needs to return prior to the residence halls reopening.
What is the cost for Break Housing?
There is no cost for Break Housing at this time.
Are meals served during breaks?
Dining Services is closed for all break periods. Visit UMW Dining for more information. Students remaining on campus during breaks are responsible for making alternate arrangements for meals.
How do I help ensure my personal safety on campus during break periods?
UMW Police Officers patrol the campus during break periods, but everyone needs to do their part to assist in the effort to ensure their own safety. Please take the following precautions to help ensure the safety and security of yourself and your personal belongings:
- Lock your room door and apartment/suite door at all times.
- Walk with someone whenever possible or call UMW Police at (540) 654-1025 or (540) 654-4444 for an escort.
- Call the Police to report any suspicious persons, concerns, or problems.