SPRING BREAK CLOSING

INFORMATION 2019

The following information is provided to students concerning Spring Break Vacation. Any questions regarding this information should be directed to your Resident Assistant or Resident Director/Graduate Hall Director.

1. All residence halls will close on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 6:00PM.

2. All residence halls reopen on Sunday, March 17th, 2019 at 12:00PM.

3. The Schmidt Hall and Brandywine Hall lobbies and lounge areas will be open for students who need to remain on campus after 6:00PM on Friday. Students will need to vacate the Brandywine Hall and Schmidt Hall lobbies by 8:00PM.

4. Students must officially “sign out” when leaving for break. Please contact your RA (Resident Assistant) for further details.

5. Prior to leaving for break, students must also:
A. Close suite windows.
B. Raise blinds. (Blinds/curtains on the first floor should be lowered and closed.)
C. Turn off all room lights.
D. Empty all trashcans.
E. Pull all plugs from outlets.
F. Remove all food and perishable items from your refrigerator, then defrost it. Please leave the refrigerator door open for ventilation. Please note that, for health and safety reasons, your RA has been instructed to discard any perishable food items found in your unit during final inspection.
G. Remove any unauthorized university/community property from your room. Possession of illegal property (i.e. highway signs/signals, dining hall equipment, drugs/alcohol, etc.) may result in administrative and/or civil judicial action.
H. Lock your room door.

6. Thermostats may be lowered during the break to conserve energy.

7. Please remember to take home your prescription medications and other critical items. You will not be able to access your residence hall after the stated closing time.

8. Any student still remaining in the building after 6:00pm on Friday must relocate to the Brandywine or Schmidt Hall lobby so that the building can be secured. RameCards will not allow access to your residence hall from 6:00pm on Friday, March 8, 2019 through 12:00pm on Sunday, March 17, 2019.

9. For university closings and food service availability during break, please check www.wcupa.edu for more information.

10. NO MAIL WILL BE FORWARDED DURING THE HOLIDAY VACATION. Please have your family and friends, even companies and other merchants, send any items to your permanent home address after March 6, 2019 to ensure you receive any parcels in a timely manner.

ON BEHALF OF OUR USH AND RESIDENCE LIFE STAFF,
BEST WISHES FOR A SAFE AND RELAXING SPRING BREAK!