Break Housing Information
Spring Break begins and the student residences close at Noon on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Residences open at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
Applying for Break Housing
- Students that are unable to leave for the break, or must leave after the residence halls close, or need to return prior to the College's reopening must apply to for break housing by submitting to the Office of Housing and Residential Life a Break Housing Form before Tuesday, February 26 by 4:30 p.m. A late fee of $25 will be charged to all requests submitted late, and requests may not be accepted if late.
- Break housing locations for Spring Break 2013 include only the following: Acland Apartments, Caples Hall, Farr Hall, Gund Hall, Hanna Hall, Mather Hall, Manning, McBride Hall, Morgan Apartments, New Apartments, North Campus Apartments, Taft Cottages, Program/Theme Houses and Student Centers.
- If the student is currently assigned to one of the break housing locations and needs to be on campus during the break period, he/she must to complete SECTION I - REQUEST TO STAY IN YOUR OWN ROOM of the Break Housing Application for permission to stay in his/her assigned space.
- If the student is NOT currently assigned to one of the break housing locations, he/she will need to complete SECTION II - REQUEST TO STAY IN A FRIEND'S ROOM/SUITE/APARTMENT of the Break Housing Application. It is the student's responsibility to make the arrangements with the resident(s) of the room and all the residents of the space he/she wishes to occupy.
- Housing during the breaks is not included in the Housing Contract. The College reserves the right to close one or more of the possible Break Housing locations. If that becomes necessary, all students affected will be notified immediately in order to allow them an opportunity to make alternative plans.
- All students on-campus during the break are bound by all Kenyon College rules and regulations during the break period. Failure to adhere to these rule and regulation may result in immediate loss of Break Housing.
- There is no charge for Break Housing if you comply with this procedure. However, any student who remains on campus after closing date and time of the residence halls without permission from the Office of Housing and Residential Life is in direct violation of College policy, may be asked to leave campus, and will be subject to judicial action and fines.
- Students who arrive prior to their approved arrival date (but with permission) will be billed $100 per day. Unapproved early arrivals will be billed $200 per day; exceptions WILL NOT be made for any student. This fee covers room only - MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
- The dining hall is closed for all break periods. Click here for dining hall information.
Before leaving for break, all students must prepare their room as outlined below.
- Empty all trash and remove all perishable food.
- To help safeguard against damage to personal property, in case of a maintenance emergency, remove all electronics and other valuables from the floor of your room. Remove ALL clutter, trash, belongings, etc. from the floor.
- Turn all College-installed blower fans and heating units to low; in apartments, turn the thermostat to 65 degrees.
- Remove items that you have placed in lounge refrigerators and return vacuums to CAs.
- Remove from bathrooms any personal belongings so the custodians can thoroughly clean during the break.
- Close all windows and blinds .
- Turn off the lights and lock the room door when you leave , and remember to take your key and student ID card with you so you can get back in the buildings when you return.
Airport Shuttle Information
Transportation is provided by several services. Click here to review the options and find contact information.
Campus Safety patrols the campus during break periods, but everyone needs to do their part to assist in this effort. Since the College is not responsible for student's personal property please take these necessary precautions:
- Lock your room door and apartment/suite door at all times.
- Walk with someone whenever possible or call for an escort (ext. 5000).
- Call Campus Safety (ext. 5000) to report any suspicious persons, concerns or problems.
- A Community Advisor (CA) will be on duty to assist all students living on campus during the break. To get in touch with the CA please call the break duty phone at (740) 504-5856.