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Winter Break Closing Guide

Residence Halls Close on Saturday, December 10 at 10:00am

    ‌ Closing Guide

  Pack ALL important belongings from your room
(ex: medication, books, passport, chargers, etc. You will not be permitted to enter your space during break)
  Empty trashcans and fridge of perishable items & take trash to dumpster outside
  Close & lock your windows, close & slat blinds
✓  Vacuum or sweep floors, wipe down surfaces, & clean up any mess
✓  Suites: clean shower, sink, and flush toilets
✓  Traditional: Make sure all personal items are removed from community spaces
✓  Unplug everything except fridge or fish tank
✓  Set room temperature to 68°F (Potomac Place, set to 68°F)
✓  Report any maintenance concerns on Good Living Portal

Once you are done preparing your room and are ready to leave scan the QR code on your door, and fill out the brief check out form, failure to checkout properly could result in billing

If you are unable to find the QR code follow the link here to fill out the check out form

Graduating or Not Planning to Return?

Complete the Cancel Residency Agreement form found on the Good Living Portal under Applications & Forms.

    Community Expectations


  • Remove all items from the fridge (that will perish over break)
  • Clean all surfaces in the kitchen
  • Clean and remove any dishes from the sink
  • Label any food that will be used over break or will not expire until after 1/6

Any food items left in the community kitchen fridge over break that are left unlabeled will be discarded 

Laundry Room

  • Remove all clothing items from machines and folding tables
  • Clean out lint traps after use
  • Throw all trash items (dryer sheets and lint) into the trash can provided

Any items left in the community laundry room over break will be discarded 

Need to stay over break?

Complete the extended stay request found on the Good Living Portal under Applications & Forms.

 Resident Assistants will still conduct a Health and Safety Inspection of every room on December 10 beginning at 10 AM

January Move in

Keep an eye on your student email for more information on selecting your move in time block