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Closing Dates + Times

CLOSING INFORMATION

Residence Hall/ Greek Court Break Closing Dates and Times –

Thanksgiving Break - Residence Halls and Greek Court close at 8:00 pm on Friday, November 18, 2022. Buildings will re-open at 1:00 pm on Sunday, November 27, 2022.  

The Dining Centers will be consolidated to Thomas Dining on Friday, November 18, 2022. Thomas Dining will close at 6 p.m.

If you need to stay on campus during Thanksgiving Break you must fill out a request form available at go.eiu.edu/RequestToStay.


Winter/Semester Break
– Residence Halls and Greek Court close at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 16, 2022. Buildings will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, January 6, 2023. 

The Dining Centers will be consolidated to Thomas Dining on Friday, December 16, 2022. Thomas Dining will close at 6 p.m.


Spring Break
– Residence Halls and Greek Court close at 8:00 pm on Friday, March 10, 2023. Buildings will re-open at 1:00 pm on Sunday, March 19, 2023. 

The Dining Centers will be consolidated to Thomas Dining on Friday, March 10, 2023. Thomas Dining will close at 6 p.m.


Summer/End of Spring Semester
– Residence Halls and Greek Court close at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 6, 2022. University Court Contract ends at 4:00 pm on Friday, May 6, 2022. 

The Dining Centers will be consolidated to Thomas Dining on Friday, May 5, 2023. Thomas Dining will close at 6 p.m.

Additional Information

Students can remain on campus for Thanksgiving Break for a fee of $90 for all or any part of the break period.  This will be charged to your Student Account.  Dining Services will not be offered.  Please contact Matt Boyer at 217-581-7482 for more information.

University Court Apartments and University Apartments do not close during Thanksgiving, Winter, or Spring break. Residents of these two apartment complexes should refer to their copy of the contract for Summer/End of Spring Semester closing information.

Room changes

Please speak with your hall director to inquire about room changes.  

Cancelations/Checkouts

Please see your copy of the contract (Residence Halls and Greek Court, University Court, or University Apartments) for specific cancellation information. 

Textbook Rental 

For the most updated information about textbook returns please visit the Textbook Rental website here.

Need to stay past closing dates?

If you need to stay on campus during any break you must fill out a request at go.eiu.edu/RequestToStay.

Please contact Matt Boyer at 217-581-7482 for additional information.

 

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Contact Information

Housing & Dining Services

MLK Jr., University Union,
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-5111
Fax: 217-581-6489


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