Winter Break Instructiions - Honors & The Woods



During finals week 24 Hour Quiet Hours will begin Friday, December 8th at 11:59 p.m. and end on Saturday, December 16th at 9:00 a.m.

The dorms will close for winter break on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Noon.  All the hallway locks will be changed at this time.  Residents returning for Spring Semester may leave all personal belongings in the rooms during the break and do NOT need to check-out.

Residents wanting to live on campus for the winter break need to complete a break agreement online at the WSU Residence Life & Housing website.  Go to the forms tab and click on the “Winter Break Housing Request” .   Once the form is submitted a break hallway key can be picked up at the Residence Life & Housing Office under the water tower. The cost to stay for the break is $225.00.  

The dorms will reopen for Spring semester on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Noon.   All personal items may be left in the rooms during the break.   

Housing and maintenance staff may enter rooms during the break to complete preventative maintenance, Fire/Health/Safety checks and outstanding work orders.   Please call in maintenance requests to 775-4141.

Before you leave for the break please clear off any vacant set(s) of furniture.  Maintenance will be in to make sure all vacant set(s) are ready for new spring semester residents.  Furniture that is not cleared will result in a fine that will be billed back to the current residents.  If former roommates have left items behind please call housing maintenance, 775-4141, to have them removed.
Before you leave for the break – Checklist:    
___ Room and bathroom should be clean with all trash removed to the dumpster.
___ Refrigerator should be emptied of all perishable items.  Please leave refrigerator plugged in, doors shut and turned “on”.
___ All small appliances should be cleaned, and unplugged.
___ Window should be locked and blinds closed.  
___ All lights turned off.  
___ Leave heat on 70 degrees.  Honors (set to “Heat” and fan on “Auto”)

If you are NOT returning for Spring Semester:
Schedule a check-out appointment by calling 775-3372 and pick up a checkout packet and a request for release form at The Residence Life & Housing Office.  Please complete your check-out by noon on Saturday, December 16, 2017.  

Enjoy the Winter Break …