Winter Break Closure

During winter break, most campus residence halls close and residents must leave the buildings. For those students moving out permanently at winter break, information will be sent directly to you. In the meantime, here’s a summary of what you need to know.

Winter 2019-20 Closure Dates

All residence halls, with the exception of Martinez Commons, will be closed during the Semester Break (12/21/19-1/15/20). All residents must vacate the halls upon commencement of the Semester Break on Saturday, December 21, 2019, by 10 a.m. Residents are not allowed to reside in buildings during semester break due to energy curtailment. However, residents are allowed to leave their belongings in the halls over the semester break at their own risk. Residents may move back into the halls beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020.  

Students are not allowed to reside in buildings during semester break due to campus energy curtailment rules. However, residents are allowed to leave their belongings in the halls over the semester break at their own risk.

Residence Halls That Are Closed

These residence halls will be closed during winter break:
Unit 1  
Unit 2  
Unit 3  
Unit 4 (Foothill, Stern)  
Blackwell Hall
Clark Kerr (All buildings closed, except for Buildings 16 and 17)  

Buildings That Will Remain Open

The following buildings will remain open during winter break:
Channing-Bowditch
Clark Kerr Buildings 16 and 17
Garden Village Apartments
Martinez Commons
New Sequoia Apartments
Nexus/Panoramic Berkeley
Panoramic Residences
Wada Apartments

Before Winter Closure, You Need To Do the Following

Here is a summary of what you need to do before you leave for winter break.

  • Turn off all heaters, lamps, etc., and unplug everything.
  • Make sure your room is clean, vacuumed, and that all perishable food, and trash, is properly thrown away.
  • Return all utensils, borrowed furniture, etc., to their rightful place.
  • Close windows, curtains, and lock your door.
  • Take any medicine, important documents, valuables, with you, and secure your bicycle.
  • Pick up your mail.
  • If you are expecting a new roommate, prepare by placing all of your items on your side of the room.

Every room will be inspected by Hall Staff after closing to ensure compliance with check-out procedures. A full list of the check-out procedures can be found here.

Residence Halls Reopen Thursday, January 16, 2020

Have a safe winter break, and we look forward to seeing you on Thursday, January 16, 2020, when the halls will reopen at 9 a.m. 

Questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact your Unit Office.