Break Information

Leffler Chapel

Elizabethtown College, including the residence halls and Dining Services, closes during all official vacation periods and seasonal breaks.  All students are expected to leave campus and no students are permitted in the residence halls during these periods without authorization from the Office of Residence Life.  

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 to stay on campus must be completed by the deadlines below. 

While the College does not promise break housing to any student, it will attempt to assist students in extenuating circumstances that may not meet the above criteria. If you have an extenuating circumstance, please contact the Office of Residence Life at reslife@etown.edu or 361-1197.

Additional policies regarding break housing: 

  • No students are permitted in the residence halls during breaks without authorization.
  • Students who have obtained permission to stay in College Owned housing for a break period are not permitted to have guests.
  • Requests for housing due to off campus employment will NOT be considered.
  • Students found responsible for unauthorized entry/stay during breaks are subject to a $45.00 fee per incident/evening.
  • College reserves the right to charge a daily fee of $45.00 to students obtaining authorization to stay on campus for reasons other than those listed above.

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 or Early Arrival Requests 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 31, 2017 at 2:00pm   OPEN FOR FALL 2017
No late requests will be accepted.                                           

 

FALL BREAK HOUSING REQUEST   due September 27, 2017    OPEN
Residence Halls close October 4
Fall Break - October 5-8

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK HOUSING REQUEST  due November 15, 2017    OPEN
Residence Halls close November 22
Thanksgiving Break – November 23-26 

 

WINTER BREAK -  Residence Halls close December 15
Winter Break Dates - December 16 - January 14
NO REQUESTS FOR EXTENDED STAY WILL BE APPROVED. 
ALL students must vacate the Residence Halls 24 hours after their last final OR by 6:00 PM on December 15. 

 

SPRING SEMESTER EARLY ARRIVAL REQUEST  due  January 3, 2018      OPEN

  

SPRING BREAK HOUSING REQUEST due February 21,2018    OPEN
Residence Halls close March 2
Spring Break - March 3-11

 

EASTER BREAK HOUSING REQUEST   due March 21 , 2018    OPEN
Residence Halls close March 29
Easter Break - March 30- April 2


SUMMER BREAK - Residence Halls close May 12  
NO REQUESTS FOR EXTENDED STAY WILL BE APPROVED.
ALL students must vacate the Residence Halls 24 hours after their last final or by 6:00 PM on May 12, 2017.