Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

Spring Break Information

January 23, 2020

Students in Academic Year Halls (halls listed below):

Students who are assigned to academic year halls will be able to come and go throughout the spring break and will have access to their residence halls for the entire break period if they sign up prior to break.

Academic Year Residence Halls

  • North - Bowen, Drackett. Houck, Houston, Jones, Lawrence, Mendoza, Norton, Raney, Scott and Taylor
  • South - Bradley, German House, Morrison, Neil, Paterson, Park-Stradley, Pennsylvania Place, Residence on 10th, Siebert, and Worthington
  • West - Morrill
  • Regional Campuses - Newark, Mansfield, ATI (Wooster)

 Students in Non-Academic Year Halls:

All students living in Non-Academic Year housing must vacate their halls before they close at noon on Saturday, March 7. Official move in is Sunday, March 15 at 8am. Students could move in early starting at noon on Saturday, March 14 but there is a $35 early arrival fee for anyone who accesses the residence halls prior to the official move in on March 15. To make a reservation and payment to arrive on Saturday, March 14 please contact the Housing Office at 614-292-8266 we are open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

For students who need housing over break: Housing offers temporary housing over break for students who need to stay the entire week of spring break. This housing costs $35 per day. Spaces are limited so please contact housing as soon as possible 614-292-8266 or as it is a first come first serve basis for the limited number of spaces.


For those of you planning to stay in town over the break, the hours of dining facilities can be found online.


Please remember that Spring Break is a great time to start taking items home that you don't need. This will allow an easier move-out experience at the end of the semester. 


Spring Break Traffic and Parking:

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

         Loading zones throughout Campus will be used as 15-minute loading zones beginning on Friday, March 6 and returning to normal service at 11:59pm on Sunday, March 15.

         Additional hourly rate parking is available at any time in the Lane Avenue and Ohio Union Garages. The Arps and Neil Avenue Garages are available for hourly rate visitor parking after 4 pm on weekdays and anytime on holidays and weekends. 

        Any vehicle remaining in a loading zone after 11:59pm on Sunday, March 15 will be towed at the owner’s expense.

        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.

        Please follow the instructions of any traffic control officers.