Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

Residence Halls Remain Open for Thanksgiving Break

October 22, 2018

All of the Residence Halls will remain open for the Thanksgiving break. Students are welcome to stay or come and go as they wish during this time.  The front desks will remain open and staff members will be in the halls during the holiday break.  The on campus Dining Services locations will close from November 21 at 2pm until November 24 at 10am.  Students who are on campus during the break can order Thanksgiving Care Packages through Dining Services. Please visit their website for more information. 

Join fellow Buckeyes on Thursday, Nov. 22, for a traditional turkey dinner at the Ohio Union. There will be two seatings, one at 11:45 a.m. and another at 2 p.m. Tickets are free of charge and can be picked up at the Ohio Union Information Center, the Hale Black Cultural Center and in 140 Enarson Classroom Building starting November 13.

As you make travel arrangements for Thanksgiving, please refer to the following information and share it with family members and friends who will be picking you up and dropping you off. 

  • All regular university traffic and parking rules and regulations apply. To be clear and to help you plan, please remember that:
  • No vehicles may be parked on sidewalks.
  • No unauthorized vehicles may park in ADA parking spaces.
  • All parking spaces and garages on campus require payment as indicated. 
  • For specific information regarding parking on campus can be found at
  • Please be aware that areas around residence halls may experience heavier than normal traffic on Sunday, November 25.