Break Housing

Needing to stay during a break period? We've got you covered.


Short Breaks

Students staying for Fall, Thanksgiving, Easter, or Spring Breaks are welcome to stay for the entire break period at no extra cost. During these breaks, Dining Services, and other campus offices may be closed. Please plan ahead to make sure all of your needs are taken care of. 


Summer Break

Summer housing is located at McKendree West and will be available May - August for $15 a day for a shared bedroom.

Summer Housing Application

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QUALIFICATIONS

Students must meet ALL of the following qualifications to be approved for summer housing:

          • Have a zero balance with McKendree University prior to May 12.
          • Be registered at McKendree University for a minimum of 12 credit hours for the following fall semester prior to May 12 unless graduating in July/August.
              • Students who have graduated will be required to demonstrate proof of renter's insurance in order to extend their housing into the summer break. 
          • Have either lived in McKendree University housing in Spring 2022 or have a placement in housing for the Fall 2022 semester.
          • Be in good judicial standing - students with a hold, probation, suspension, or expulsion will not be permitted to live in summer housing.
              • Students with a hold or who are on probation can be approved at the discretion of the Office of Residence Life.
          • Due to COVID-19, additional qualifications may be implemented to prevent the spread of contagion.

ELIGIBILITY

Students must meet at least one of the follow reasons to be eligible to stay in summer housing:

        • Enrolled in summer classes at McKendree University or cooperative program
        • Registered for an internship through McKendree University's Office of Career Services
        • Employed on campus or off campus within 30 miles
        • Involved in University activities which require proximity to campus (not employment)
        • Maintain international status through the Office of International Student Services

Due to COVID-19, additional eligibility restrictions may be implemented to prevent the spread of contagion.

 

RATES

The Summer Housing rate is a flat $15 per day for a shared bedroom.

When Dining Services are open in August, a Early Arrival Meal Plan can be implemented and students will receive notification of the cost for that plan via email and on the Summer Housing and Early Arrival registration forms. 

 

SUMMER HOUSING SCHEDULE

Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 12:00 PM

All Residence Hall Close except for students registered for Summer Housing



Friday, May 20, 2022, from 8:00 AM - 5:00PM

Residents on main campus transition to the West Apartments for Summer Housing and as many West residents transition to their summer placement as possible depending on Housekeeping’s progression. Staff are available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at McK West Clubhouse on both Friday and Monday to provide and collect keys. Outside of those times residents will need to contact the duty RA.

Note: Due to the Summer Conferences and Camps schedule, some residents may be required to move earlier and will be notified via email if this is necessary.



Monday, May 23, 2022, by 12:00 PM

Summer Housing students must complete their move to Summer Housing & check out of their Spring assignment



Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 5:00PM

Summer Housing students can collect their keys for their fall assignment & begin moving in to their belongings



Sunday, July 31, 2022 by 5:00PM

Summer Housing students must have their move to their fall assignment completed & have checked out of their Summer Housing assignment


 

Winter Break

Students needing to stay for the Winter Break are welcome to apply to stay for part of or the entire break period. Students must sign-up to be approved to stay during the winter break. In addition, several campus offices may be closed during the break period.  Students should plan ahead to make sure all of their needs will be taken care of over the entire break

Winter Stay Request

QUALIFICATIONS

Students must meet ALL of the following qualifications to be approved for summer housing:

          • Be registered at McKendree University for a minimum of 12 credit hours for the following fall semester prior to December 1.
              • Students who have graduated will be required to demonstrate proof of renter's insurance in order to extend their housing into the winter break.
          • Have either lived in McKendree University housing in Fall 2022 or have a placement in housing for the Spring 2022 semester.
          • Be in good judicial standing - students with a hold, probation, suspension, or expulsion will not be permitted to live in winter break housing.
              • Students with a hold or who are on probation will be approved at the discretion of the Office of Residence Life.

Due to COVID-19, additional qualifications may be implemented to prevent the spread of contagion.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Students must meet at least one of the follow reasons to be eligible to stay in winter break housing:

            • Involved in University activities which require proximity
            • Enrolled in winter break classes at McKendree University or cooperative program
            • Registered for an internship through McKendree University's Office of Career Services
            • Employed on campus or off campus within 30 miles
            • Maintain international status through the Office of International Student Services
            • As part of an Athletic Team Requirement

Due to COVID-19, additional eligibility restrictions may be implemented to prevent the spread of contagion.

 

RATES

The Summer Housing rate is a flat $15 per day rate.

When Dining Services are open, a Winter Break Meal Plan can be implemented and students will receive notification of the cost for that plan in emails and on the Winter Break registration forms.  

 

WINTER BREAK HOUSING SCHEDULE

Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 12:00 PM

All Residence Hall Close except for students registered for Summer Housing



Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 5:00 PM

The Office of Residence Life is closed and the only available method of getting assistance is by calling the RA on Duty.



Monday, January 2, 2023, at 8:00 AM

The Office of Residence Life is opening and regular business hours commence.



Friday, January 13, 2023 at 8:00 AM

Winter Break Housing ends and housing for the Spring semester begins