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Semester Break

Friday, December 12 - Saturday, January 3

NOTE: Make sure you close all windows and turn the temperature in your room to 55 degrees before departing. This will save energy and prevent any frozen pipes/breaks. Thank you!

Semester Break Stay Sign-Up

  • Anyone who intends to reside in an on-campus housing unit between 10pm on Friday, December 12 and 8am on Saturday, January 3 must submit a Semester Break Stay request.

  • NOTE: Break Stay is offered only to students continuing in on-campus housing for Winter semester. If you are not returning to housing for Winter 2015, you are not eligible for a Break Stay and must exit your unit via a proper check-out no later than 10pm on Friday, December 12.

  • Sign up for Semester Break Stay via the myHousing Overview

  • There is no charge for returning students for Semester Break Stay, but you must pre-register by Friday, December 5 if you are staying over break.

  • If you remain in the building during Winter Break, you must abide by all GVSU campus and housing policies. No guests are allowed during break periods. Residents must follow all Student Code and Residential Services Guide policies during break periods.

  • There is no dining, mail, or custodial service during Winter Break. The University is closed Wednesday, December 24 through Thursday, January 1. Meal offerings are limited during break periods.

  • The University reserves the right to make room assignments during extended stay and break periods.

  • The violation of these terms or the conditions of the Housing Contract may result in the termination of my break stay.

  • If you no longer intend to remain on campus over break, you must contact to cancel your request.

Duty & On-Call

  • If you need support after hours, call Assistant Living Center Director (ALCD) duty phone number or 911 if it is an emergency. CALL DESK DURING REGULAR HOURS (SEE BELOW). 
  • ALCD phone number for DeVos, Frey, Hills, Kirkpatrick, Laker Village, North C, Pew Pickard, Ravines, Siedman, South C/D/E, & Stafford: 616-889-0254

  • ALCD phone number for Calder, Copeland, GVA, Hoobler, Johnson, Kistler, Murray, Niemeyer, North A, North B, Ott, Robinson, Secchia, VanSteeland, Weed, West A, West B, & Winter: 616-889-0280

Desk Hours

North C, Laker Village, Niemeyer, and Ravines Desks:
Sat, Dec. 13: 10am-6pm
Sun, Dec. 14: 12pm-6pm
CLOSED Mon, Dec. 15-Thur, Jan. 1
Laker Village/Ravines Community Centers will be open for laundry only 10am-6pm daily except Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. 
Winter Hall Desk & South E Desk:

Sat, Dec. 13: 10am-6pm

Sun, Dec. 14: 12pm-6pm

Mon, Dec. 15 – Sat, Dec. 20: 10am-2pm

Sun, Dec. 21: CLOSED

Mon, Dec. 22 – Wed, Dec. 24: 10am-2pm

Thur, Dec. 25: CLOSED

Fri, Dec. 26 – Sat, Dec. 27: 10am-2pm

Sun, Dec. 28: CLOSED

Mon, Dec. 29 – Wed, Dec. 31: 10am-2pm

Thur, Jan. 1: CLOSED

All Desks:

Fri, Jan. 2: 10am-6pm

Sat, Jan. 3 - Sun, Jan. 4: 8am-10pm

Regular desk hours resume Mon, Jan. 5




Office of Housing & Residence Life • 103 Student Services Building • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2120 •