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FALL BREAK and THANKSGIVING BREAK

All residence halls will remain open during Fall Break (October 22-25), and Thanksgiving Break (November 25–29). If you plan to stay in your residence hall, please notify your RA in advance. Visitation hours will end at 1:00 AM each night during these breaks. Upon every entrance into the halls, resident and guest ID's will be collected. Overnight guests will not be permitted during the break.

WINTER BREAK

All residence halls except HUMPHREY HALL and MASHUDA HALL will be closed for Winter Break (December 19 – January 16*). The halls close at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19th and re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16th. Only those students who are permanent residents of HUMPHREY HALL and MASHUDA HALL may stay in the building over break.

*Residence Halls will open on Saturday, January 16th to accommodate those students with tickets to the men's basketball game. 
[There is no overnight visitation during this period]

Those students who are staying in Humphrey Hall or Mashuda Hall for any portion of Winter Break must notify your residence hall director of the dates that you will be staying in the hall. Please note: the extended opening of these buildings is meant to accommodate students who are unable to return home and not to provide single overnight stays to students visiting Milwaukee. Students who do not sign-up for break housing prior to December 7, must have approval by the residence hall director before being allowed to stay in HUMPHREY HALL or MASHUDA HALL.

SPRING BREAK and EASTER BREAK

All residence halls except HUMPHREY HALL and MASHUDA HALL will be closed for Spring Break (March 17–28). Since the Easter holiday falls during Spring Break, all residence halls except Humphrey Hall and Mashuda Hall will also be closed for Easter Break. The halls close at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17th and re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 28th. Only those students who are permanent residents of HUMPHREY HALL and MASHUDA HALL may stay in the building over break.

Those students who are staying in Humphrey Hall or Mashuda Hall for any portion of Spring Break must notify your residence hall director of the dates that you will be staying in the hall. Please note: the extended opening of these buildings is meant to accommodate students who are unable to return home and not to provide single overnight stays to students visiting Milwaukee. Students who do not sign-up for break housing prior to March 14th, must have approval by the residence hall director before being allowed to stay in HUMPHREY HALL or MASHUDA HALL.

SUMMER HOUSING

All residence halls will be closed for the summer at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday May 14th. For inquiries about summer housing, contact the Office of Residence Life at (414) 288-7208 in April 2016.

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