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Break Housing

Available for those students who need to stay on campus when the rest of the University closes for breaks (longer than three days) for an additional fee. Buildings that offer break housing are Powell-Norton, LincolnStevenson, and Thomas Halls.

Additional closing information can be found here at

Summer Housing 

Summer 2022 Housing will be offered in McKinney and Weller Halls for students enrolled in the 4-week, 6-week, or 8-week summer school sessions.  Contracts can be signed in the Housing Office, located in the lower level of the MLK Jr. University Union.

Students who currently reside in University Court AND have already signed a contract to live in University Court for fall may have the option of remaining in University Court if they will be enrolled in summer courses; however, the same unit may not be guaranteed.  For University Court summer eligibility and contract questions, please contact Sarah Jacobs at


May 15 – June 11  
4-week session – double room $868
4-week session – single room $1,086
June 12 – July 23  
6-week session – double room $1,301
6-week session – single room $1,628
May 29 – July 23  
8-week session – double room $1,732
8-week session – single room $2,171
Break Housing options  
$90/week – May 7-15, July 24-July 30, July 31-August 6, August 7-17


The 12+ Meal Plan is the only option offered during the summer. Students will receive $25 in dining dollars during the 4-week session, $35 in dining dollars during the 6-week session, and $50 in dining dollars during the 8-week session.

In general, a Dining Center will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Monday through Thursday for the dates of May 16-July 22.  Depending on the summer camps/conferences schedule, additional meals may be available on Friday/Saturdays/Sundays.  

Dining services will not be provided on May 30, 2022 (Memorial Day Observance) and July 4, 2022 (Independence Day). Dining Services may also offer limited or no service when there are no camps or conferences scheduled on campus. 

Students should monitor the online menus for specific dates/times that each center will be open throughout the summer.

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Contact Information

Housing & Dining Services

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

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