The Office of Residential Life closes all residence halls for breaks between undergraduate semesters and for any extended semester breaks. You must complete this form if you need to stay in the residence halls longer than the University allows.
Note: Any violation of the student conduct code during the intercession period will result in the immediate termination of the applicants stay without refund. Coaches are ultimately responsible for the conduct of their players.
Thanksgiving Break Intersession
All Sacred Heart residential areas will close for the Thanksgiving Break Intersession on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 10AM. All areas will reopen on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 10AM.
Only students with prior approval are permitted to remain in on-campus housing during the intersession time (November 25 - 28, 2015). Fill out the request form below so you may stay in your residential housing assignment. There is a $35 per night charge that must be paid to Residential Life. Only students who fall under the following categories will not be charged:
- International Students without a local host family
- Students who need to stay in the local area for academic work including student teaching, internships, and lab experiments with prior approval from your professor or academic department
- In-season varsity athletes who are required to stay on campus for official training periods and/or games or matches with prior approval from your coach
- University sponsored programs that have contacted Residential Life for permission to reside in the halls over break (Ex. Band members playing for Athletic Events)
If you need to cancel, alter your request, or have questions, please notify Emily Grobmyer or the Office of Residential Life at 203-416-3417. Failure to cancel your request prior to Thanksgiving Break will result in a charge posted to your student account.
Winter Break Closing | Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 10AM*
The Residence Halls Close for Winter Break on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 10AM. Students may leave their belongings but are encouraged to take any items they may deem valuable. It is the responsibility of the residents to unplug all items, remove all trash and close all windows. Residential Life staff will do a Health and Safety inspection of all rooms after students have vacated the buildings. Any violations or failure to close their area will result in University conduct proceedings and/or fines.
The Residence Halls will be patrolled by Public Safety and Residential Life staff will be available during the entire Winter Break.
Students needing to stay past the Winter Break Closing time must register with the office of Residential Life. There is a $35 per day charge unless the student is an international student, traveling an extreme distance (more than 6 hours by car) or here for a University Sanctioned reason (Academics and Internships, Athletics, Performing Arts, Work Study, etc.). Use the form below to register for Late Stay Housing (link will be available on Wednesday, December 2, 2015).
Spring Semester Opening | Monday, January 18, 2016*
The Residence Halls Open for the Spring Semester on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10AM.
Students needing to arrive before the Spring Semester Opening Date must register with the office of Residential Life. There is a $35 per day charge unless the student is an international student, traveling an extreme distance (more than 6 hours by car) or here for a University Sanctioned reason (Academics and Internships, Athletics, Performing Arts, Work Study, etc.). Use the form below to register for Early Arrival Housing (link will be available on Monday, December 21, 2015.
*These dates are subject to change due to extreme weather events.