Break Housing and Closing Information

Students are expected to know the hall closing and opening dates listed below and ensure their travels plans work within those parameters. Permission for late stays or early arrivals are only granted in extreme circumstances and may carry an additional fee.

Break Period Housing
 
Residence Halls are closed during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks. Students with extenuating circumstances can submit a request to the Director of Residence Life explaining why they need to stay on campus. Requests are evaluated on an individual basis. If you need to stay on campus for any portion of these breaks, please submit a request through the break housing request form for the corresponding break. Requests are due at minimum 7 days in advance of the break or as indicated in the closing information sent to all residential students. Please note that overnight guests are not permitted and the Jensen Dining Hall is closed during breaks.

Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday November 27th – Thanksgiving Break, Residence Halls close at 10am

Sunday December 1st – Residence Halls reopen at 8am

Students whom would like to request to stay during any portion of Thanksgiving Break, please fill out the Thanksgiving Break Stay request form.

Winter Break

Saturday December 14th – Winter Break, Residence Halls close at 10am

Sunday January 26th – Spring Housing, Residence Halls reopen at 8am

Students whom would like to request to stay during any portion of the Winter Break, please fill out the Winter Break Stay request form.

*M/W Basketball and M Volleyball do not need to fill out this form

Spring Break

Saturday March 14th – Spring Break, Residence Halls close at 10am

Sunday March 22nd – Residence Halls reopen at 8am

Students whom would like to request to stay during any portion of the Spring Break, please fill out the Spring Break Stay request form.

January Term Housing
 
Students taking classes during January Term may request January Term Housing. Students needing January Term Housing must submit a request through the January Term Housing Form below. January Term housing carries a separate housing fee which is applied directly to the student's account. There is no meal plan during January Term.
 
Sunday January 5th – J-Term, Residence Halls open at 8am

January Term Housing Request

May Closing Information
 
Residence Halls close at 10am on Monday, May 18, 2020. All residents not approved for Summer I Housing must complete a checkout by 10am on May 18th. Please make sure your travel plans coincide with this deadline. Residents must sign up with an RA for a checkout at least 48 hours in advance of their intended departure time. All personal belongings, including trash, must be removed from the room and public spaces by the time of checkout. Keys must be turned in at the time of checkout. Failure to sign-up 48 hours in advance, missing a checkout appointment, or failure to vacate residence halls by 10am will result in a $50 improper checkout charge. All students are responsible for reading and following the closing instructions outlined in the Closing Letter which will be emailed to residents.

Summer 2020 Housing
 

Summer housing is available to students who are taking summer classes, working on campus, or completing academic related requirements. Housing cost for Summer 2020 is tentatively $575 per month; this is added to the student's account. Students needing Summer Term Housing must submit their request by April 26, 2020 via the online form below. Summer housing is consolidated to a single hall so relocation is necessary. Due to limited space, multiple occupancy is necessary. There is no meal plan during Summer Terms.

Summer 2020 Housing Request Form

 

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Wilson College
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Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-264-4141
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