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Armstrong Campus – Break Closings & Housing

General Closing Information

Winter Break 2019

Halls close on Friday, December 13, at 12:00 Noon.

  • You must depart for winter break within 24 hours after your last final exam or class of the Fall 2019 semester, or by Friday, December 13, at 12:00 PM — whichever comes first.
  • If you are participating in or assisting with Commencement, you may stay in the Residence Halls until 5:00 PM on Saturday, December 14, pending approval from your Resident Director.  You must contact your Resident Director to receive this approval.  Your Resident Director email address can be found on the Housing Staff Directory page.
  • Please note, all Residence Hall Clubhouses will be closed over the winter break.
  • Over the Winter Break, University Housing may be performing maintenance work on units.  Rooms may be entered as early as 8:00 AM.
  • You are required to attend a break closing floor meeting.  See your Resident Advisor for information on times/dates of meetings, or see your closing email sent on November 28 to your Georgia Southern email account.
  • If you are returning for the Spring 2020 semester, you do not have to remove all of your belongings; however, you are encouraged to take home items of value, Rental Text Books you may need to return, medications, passports or identification, or other items you may need over break.  Housing staff will not be able to grant access to closed buildings in a timely fashion.
  • We encourage all residents to keep items off of floors or store them in waterproof containers. You are encouraged to put items on your bed or dresser in case of possible water events in the residence hall.
Can I stay over December Break?
    • Only students living in Compass Point, University Crossings, and University Terrace are allowed to stay over Winter Break. All students in  Compass Point, University Crossings, and University Terrace who intend to stay for some or all of the break must sign up at the website by December 12th.

If you need to contact University Housing over the break, the housing office will be open during normal business hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday, December 16, through Tuesday, December 24.  The University will close Wednesday, December 25, 2019, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2020 at 8:00 am.  Staff will not be available when the University is closed.  If you need assistance, please call University Police at (912) 344-3333.

  • Residence halls will re-open for the Spring 2020 semester on January 9th at 12:00 noon.
Floor Meeting Times

Please see your RA for more information about the closing floor meeting in your hall.

Break Stay Sign-Up

Please see your Resident Director to sign up for Break Stay.

Last updated: 12/13/2019