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Leffler ChapelElizabethtown College, including the residence halls and Dining Services,closes several times a year for seasonal breaks. All students are expected to leave campus during breaks.

Students needing to remain on campus during certain breaks because of College employment, student teaching, an internship, an athletic team, or because your home is more than 600 miles from campus, may apply to stay on campus. Applications must be completed by the deadlines listed below. Please refer to the Student Handbook for more specific information.

All students must vacate the Residence Halls by 6:00 PM on the closing date for each break unless otherwise noted. 

Residence Halls re-open at noon the day before classes resume.


Break Housing and Early Arrival Requests

Please follow the appropriate link below to submit a Break Housing Request by the listed deadline. Late applications may result in a denial of your request and/or a fee. 

Fall Semester  Early Arrival Request   due by July 29, 2016 at 2:00pm    OPEN

No late requests will be accepted.



Fall Break Housing Request due September 23, 2016    OPEN

Residence Halls close October 5

Fall Break - October 6-7


Thanksgiving Break Housing Request due November 11, 2016    OPEN

Residence Halls close November 23

Thanksgiving Break – November 24-27



Winter Break Residence Halls close December 16

Winter Break Dates - December 17 - January 16


ALL students must vacate the Residence Halls 24 hours after their last final OR by 6:00 PM on December 16. 

Spring Semester Early Arrival Request  due January 6, 2017     OPEN


Spring Break Housing Request due February 22, 2017     OPEN

Residence Halls close March 3

Spring Break - March 4-12


Easter Break Housing Request   due April  4, 2017    OPEN

Residence Halls close April 13

Easter Break - April 14-17


Summer Break - Residence Halls close May 12  


ALL students must vacate the Residence Halls 24 hours after their last final or by 6:00 PM on May 12, 2017.







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