It is presumed that students consult the HRL calendar for opening and closing dates and times and plan to travel accordingly. Students needing temporary break housing due to travel arrangements, in season athletic competition or status as an international student MUST register through the Housing Profile on Piratenet
in advance of the break period.
Students residing in Turrell Manor and Ora Manor who intend to be in the halls during any break period also MUST register through the Housing Profile on Piratenet in advance of the break
During breaks, non apartment residents and all residents requiring break housing must reside in Xavier Hall. All such students must adhere to all policies and procedures. Failure to do so may result in immediate removal from the hall and denial of future break period housing.
Any students not remaining on campus for break should prepare their room for closing by doing the following things before leaving:
- Unplug all electrical appliances (clean and defrost your refrigerator and unplug all fish tanks).
- Remove all perishables from your room and properly dispose of all garbage.
- Turn off all lights and heating unit(s).
- Close and lock all windows but leave your blinds/curtains open unless you live on the 1st floor.
- Take all valuables with you and Lock all doors (including your bathroom door where applicable).
Winter Break Only: You may consider removing all personal possessions from the floor. In rare instances, and due to extreme weather conditions, water pipes may break and leak which will cause water damage on objects left on the floor.
The University is not responsible for damages, theft or loss of any kind should they occur.
NOTE: Make sure you take everything you may need because you will not have access to your room during the break.
Be advised that all rooms will be inspected for health and safety reasons by a staff member prior to closing of the building. Please adhere to the above guidelines in order to avoid possible judicial sanction(s).
All rooms will be inspected for health and safety purposes during the break period. Avoid sanctions by fulfilling the above requirements. The Housing and Residence Life Office and Seton Hall University are not liable for any damage to personal belongings or thefts from the residence halls.