Winter Break 2017

Published: Nov. 29, 2017 By ,
Students walking through snowstorm on campus

Winter break is December 21 - January 10

End of fall semester

If you live in the residence halls, there are a few things to keep in mind before you leave.

  • Students are expected to leave 24-hours after their last final, and no later than 1:00 pm Thursday, December 21 for students with finals on Wednesday
  • Graduating seniors attending graduation activities are able to stay through 1:00 pm on Friday, December 22 with the approval of their hall director
  • Students with break and year-round contracts are allowed to stay and will be sent an email with their dining information
  • Students returning for spring semester can leave belongings in their room
  • Students with open spaces in their room are expected to have the space ready for a new spring semester roommate, roommate information will be emailed as it becomes available
  • Hall staff will be entering rooms over break for safety checks
  • Students NOT planning to return to CU for spring semester must do the following:
    • Fill out a mid-year departure form in the housing portal
    • Schedule a check-out with your RA to ensure you won’t be charged for spring housing 

Beginning of spring semester

  • Halls open January 10 
  • Students must check in at hall desk and hit a hot spot upon return 
  • Classes start January 16 and all students must have checked into the halls by noon 
  • Students who are no longer enrolled at CU for spring semester must do the following: 
    • Fill out a mid-year departure form in the housing portal prior to January 11 
    • Call Student Housing at 303.492.6673 to schedule a move-out and formal check-out 
    • Move-out times will be available at no charge on January 11 for two-hour time slots 
    • Move-outs that occur after January 11 are subject to the contract terms and will accrue a daily rate fee until a formal check-out has occurred 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your hall director. We hope you enjoy your winter break. Go Buffs!