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Thanksgiving Break 2021

5:00 pm, Wednesday, November 24 through Noon, Sunday, November 28, 2021

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Important information regarding the break:

  • The Residence Halls will close for the break at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, November 24th. Valsetz Dining Hall will close at 2:00 pm.
  • The RSC will be CLOSED during the break and there will be NO MAIL SERVICE during the break.
  • The Residential complex will RE-OPEN at Noon on Sunday, November 28 after the break. 
  • Valsetz Dining Hall will also close at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, November 24th and there will be no regular meal service during the break. HOWEVER . . .  Residents who choose to stay on campus CAN pre-order food for the break from Campus Dining. Check back here later for a link to the online ordering process.
  • With the exception of Knox Street and Alderview Residents – If you plan to STAY ON CAMPUS for any or all of the break, you must complete the THANKSGIVING BREAK FORM by 4:30 PM, Tuesday, November 23rd! Use the link below. Look for University Housing Overview. Once on your Overview page, click on Thanksgiving Break under “Apps and Forms” on the left of the Housing Overview page. 
  • There is no charge for any student staying on campus for Thanksgiving Break – but, you must complete the Thanksgiving Break form to stay.

Wherever Thanksgiving Break finds you, University Housing wishes you a safe and relaxing Holiday break!

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Thanksgiving Break Food Pickup

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All Thanksgiving Break food orders may be picked up at the main cashier in Valsetz between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 24. NOTE:  You must pick up your oder by 2 pm – Valsetz will CLOSE promptly at 2:00 pm!

Once you pick your food up, you will be responsible for keeping your food safe to eat once you pick up your meals.  See:  FOOD SAFETY

Cold Weather Tips for Alderview and Knox Residents

  • Leave cupboard doors under sinks open. This allows warm air to circulate in and around the pipes.
  • In severe cold weather, open the faucets (both hot and cold, sinks and tubs) JUST SLIGHTLY and let the water drip all the time. (For obvious reasons, make sure that the drain is not plugged). This simple precaution can prevent most major pipe damage.
  • If your plumbing does freeze, contact your apartment manager immediately so that repairs can be initiated. PLEASE be patient. Our past experience is that campus maintenance staff work extremely long hours during these emergency situations in an effort to get all of campus thawed out and operating smoothly. Your patience and understanding is appreciated!
  • If cold weather occurs during the break and you are not at home, campus personnel may enter you apartment to check and open faucets.