Residence Halls: End ofAutumn Quarter Information


Autumn Quarter 2017

The residence halls (except Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court) will close at 12 noon on Saturday, December 16, and will remain closed until 12 noon on Monday, January 1.

What You Need to Know

  • Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court will remain open to north and west campus residents during the winter break.
  • Everyone must be out of the residence halls (except Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court) by 12 noon on Saturday, December 16.
  • There will be no building access (except Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court) between 12 noon on Saturday, December 16 and 12 noon on Monday, January 1.
  • After the residence halls close, residence hall staff will enter all rooms to complete safety and security checks.
  • If staff notice items in need of repair, a work order will be submitted, and the work may be completed during the break.
  • Residents of Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court may remain in their rooms during the break.

Important Dates

Wednesday, December 6

24-hour Quiet Hours begin at 7 pm

Saturday, December 9–Friday, December 15

Finals Week

Friday, December 15

Quarterly parking permit renewal deadline

Saturday, December 16, 12 noon

Residence halls close for Winter Break

Monday, January 1

Residence halls open for winter quarter at 12 noon

Wednesday, January 3

Winter quarter classes begin

Before You Leave

  • Everyone must be out of the residence halls by 12 noon on Saturday, December 16 (except students living in Haggett Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Stevens Court).
  • Leave your heater vent open (if applicable).
  • If there is an empty space in your room, prepare for a new roommate by leaving the bed and half of the room clear for their arrival.
  • Remove trash from your room and cluster/apartment and perishables from your refrigerator.
  • Remove bikes from the exterior bike racks and railings.
  • Turn off and unplug electrical items (except fish tanks, refrigerators and computers).
  • Close and lock windows and doors.
  • Turn off all lights.
  • Quarterly parking permit holders must renew their permits at UW Commuter Services on or before Friday, December 15.

If you are returning to the residence halls for winter quarter, it is not necessary to check out with your Resident Adviser (RA) or the front desk. Your belongings may remain in your room during the break.

Moving Out or Changing Rooms

  • Vacates and room changes must be completed by 12 noon on Saturday, December 16.
  • If you are planning to move out of the residence halls, please visit the Moving Out page for instructions.
  • If you decide during the break that you will not return to the residence halls for winter quarter, complete an Agreement Termination Notice immediately and contact the Student Services Office to make arrangements to check out of your room. If you check out on or after January 1, you will be subject to full winter quarter charges.
  • If you have been approved for a room change, check with your new residence hall's front desk to find out when your room will be ready.

Front Desk Hours

McMahon Desk will be closed for the entirety of Winter Break, from 5 pm on Saturday, December 17 through 12 noon on Monday, January 1. Haggett Desk and Lander Desk will be open with limited hours during the break.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Dec. 10

10 am–
5 pm

Dec. 11

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Dec. 12

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Dec. 13

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Dec. 14

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Dec. 15

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Dec. 16

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 17

Closed

Dec. 18

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 19

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 20

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 21

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 22

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 23

10 am–
3 pm

Dec. 24

Closed

Dec. 25

Closed

Dec. 26

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 27

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 28

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 29

8 am–
5 pm

Dec. 30

10 am–
3 pm

Dec. 31

10 am–
3 pm

Jan. 1

12 noon–
5 pm 

Jan. 2

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Jan. 3

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Jan. 4

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Jan. 5

8 am–
7 pm (Haggett & McMahon)

8 am–9 pm (Lander)

Jan. 6

8 am–
5 pm

Dining

Dining hours will be adjusted during finals week and there will be limited services during Winter Break.

Fitness Center West

Fitness Center West will remain open with limited hours during Winter Break.

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Dec. 10

Regular Hours

Dec. 11

Regular Hours

Dec. 12

Regular Hours

Dec. 13

Regular Hours

Dec. 14

Regular Hours

Dec. 15

Regular Hours

Dec. 16

12 pm–
5 pm

Dec. 17

Closed

 Dec. 18

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 19

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 20

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 21

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 22

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 23

Closed

Dec. 24

Closed

Dec. 25

Closed

Dec. 26

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 27

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 28

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 29

10 am–
4 pm

Dec. 30

Closed

Dec. 31

Closed

Jan. 1

Closed

Jan. 2

Regular Hours

Jan. 3

Regular Hours

Jan. 4

Regular Hours 

Jan. 5

Regular Hours

Jan. 6

Regular Hours

Area 01

Area 01 will be closed from Friday, December 15 through Monday, January 1. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2.