WINTER BREAK TIMELINE: 12/14/18 (12 PM) - 1/4/19 (9 AM)
The residence halls will close for Winter Break beginning Friday, December 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM (noon) and remain closed until Friday, January 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Learn how to register for Break Housing below.
WINTER BREAK HOUSING ELIGIBILITY
Fall 2018 residents who are enrolled for Spring Semester 2019 and have a completed 'Academic Year 2018-2019' housing contract are eligible for Break Housing (upon request). Break Housing registration will allow the resident to remain in room throughout Winter Break (see timeline above).
Fall residents whose Winter Break plans include remaining on campus or gaining access to their room at any time during the break MUST register for Break Housing by December 1, 2018 @ 11:59 PM to ensure they have access to their residence hall room throughout the Winter Break Housing period and avoid a late registration fee. Card access will cut off at 12:00 PM (noon) on the last day of final exams (Thursday, December 13th). All residence halls will remain open for residents who have completed Winter Break registration.
NOTE: If you withdraw from Spring Semester 2019 classes and/or cancel your Academic Year 2018-2019 housing contract, you will no longer be eligible to remain on campus during the Winter Break Housing period (see timeline above) and should be prepared to check-out properly*, in person, at your Community Office within 48 hours following your withdrawal OR by Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 12 PM (whichever is later) to avoid additional charges.
*Proper check-out instructions can be reviewed on our Moving Out page.
There is no charge ($0) to remain on campus in your room during the Winter Break as long as your Break Housing registration is completed prior to the deadline (December 1 @ 11:59 PM) and you remain enrolled for spring semester 2019.
All Break Housing requests received AFTER December 1 will be subject to a late registration charge of $100.00. Any applicable charges will be assessed to the student's account (PAWS) after Winter Break.
BREAK HOUSING REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
Spring Semester 2019 class registration MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE BREAK HOUSING REGISTRATION as students will NOT be able to access the 'Break Housing' request form until the system is able to verify enrolled hours for Spring Semester 2019.
UNTIL December 1: Log on to southalabama.edu/MyUSAHousing
- Select 'Break Housing / Late Stay' (top center under USA logo)
- Select your current room assignment (click 'Start / View Request')
- Everyone who IS enrolled for spring 2019 will be routed to the 'Break Housing Registration' page
- Those who are NOT enrolled for spring 2019 will be routed to the 'Late Stay Request' page (see notes in red above)
- Review 'Welcome' page details then click 'Continue'
- Provide the requested information then click 'Save & Continue'
- Continue to monitor your JagMail and 'Break Housing Confirmation' page for more info as needed
AFTER December 1, Break Housing registration will only be available by contacting your respective Community Office (click here for phone numbers) and asking to speak with your Community Director OR the Community Director On-Call.
during the Winter Break
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