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Winter Break Closing

Residence Halls will close for fall semester on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. and reopen for spring semester on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Fall Meal Plans will end with dinner on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Spring Meal Plans will begin with dinner on Sunday, January 13, 2019.
In accordance with the Housing License, students are required to vacate residence halls on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:00 p.m.  Only students who submit requests to remain in their assigned space during winter break period will be approved to stay.
There are two options to consider:
End of Fall Housing Extension:  If you have final exams or travel plans that conflict with our official closing date of Wednesday, December 19, 2018, please complete an End Fall Housing Extension application on line by December 12, 2018.   You will be approved to stay until Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. There will be no charge for this extension.
Winter Break Housingstarts on Thursday, December 20, 2018 and extends to Saturday, January 13, 2019.  If you need to have access to your residence hall during the winter break period (which includes leaving later than Thursday, December 20 or arriving earlier than Saturday, January 12, 2019) you will need to apply for winter break housing. The cost for winter break housing is $300.00 charged to your spring 2019 bill.

  1. Log onto TUportal
  2. Click on the MyHousing link on the left
  3. Under the My Forms tab, click on the End of Fall Extension or Winter Break Housing option
  4. Complete the request form. You will receive a confirmation email to your Temple email address.

End of Fall 2018 Housing Extensions and Winter Break Housing are due on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to your account if you submit your application after the due date or fail to apply.

If you wish to cancel your application please email housing@temple.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 requesting we cancel your application.