Break Information

Detailed break information will be sent directly to students from their Residence Hall Director via email.

On-campus housing will remain open throughout Fall break and Thanksgiving break. College offices including the Residential Life professional staff offices will be closed from Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28. 

General reminder about safety

  • Do not let those you do not know into the residence halls
  • Report any safety or facilities concerns to Public Safety at 651-696-6555
  • Do not prop exterior doors
  • Mac Stays Safer Community Commitment is still in effect during breaks in addition to all other College & residence hall policies. These include but are not limited to courtesy & quiet hours
  • If you choose to leave, please leave your room in a safe and secure manner:
    • Lock your door
    • Close all windows (both interior & exterior)
    • Turn off your lights
    • Take out your garbage & recycling

Need assistance

If you need emergency assistance, please call Public Safety at 651-696-6555. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. RA staff will continue to be on duty from 7 pm-8 am Monday through Friday evenings and 24 hours on the weekend. Please save your halls RA On-Call number in your phone.

On-campus housing will remain open throughout Fall Break and Thanksgiving break.

Fall Break

On-campus housing will remain open throughout fall breaks.

Cafe Mac hours during Fall Break

October 20th 
Regular hours. Scotties closed for dinner. 

October 21 – October 23
Café Mac
10:30am-1:30pm
5:00pm-7:00pm

*All other locations closed

October 24
Café Mac
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
5:00pm-7:00pm

Grill
10:30 am – 10:00 pm

Scotties
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Regular hours resume on October 25 – November 23.

Thanksgiving Break

On-campus housing will remain open throughout Thanksgiving break. College offices including the Residential Life office will be closed from Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28. 

Cafe Mac hours during Thanksgiving Break

November 24 – 27
Cafe Mac
Breakfast 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

*All other locations closed

November 28
Cafe Mac
Breakfast 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Grille
10:30 am – 10:00 pm

Scotties
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

*All other locations closed

Regular hours resume on November 29.

Winter Break

Detailed break information will be sent directly to students from their Residence Hall Director via email. Further information about dining hours and application for J-Term housing will be released in the coming weeks. Bellow is the initial information available so you can begin planning for winter break dates. 

All Residence Halls Close on December 18 at noon and reopen on January 18 for Spring move-in. All students must leave campus starting on December 18 at noon.

J-Term Housing will be available for approved residential students from January 3 at noon – January 17J-term housing is available for residential students who are international students, students with a dire need for housing, and those participating in college-supported activities or student employment responsibilities. An application for J-Term housing will be sent to students to collect names and essential information following fall break. All students must fill out the form and receive a confirmation to be considered approved.

J-Term dining is available during j-term housing for approved students with dining plans A, B, C, or the Commuter plan during the fall and spring semesters. Off-board students may use Mac money for dining in Cafe Mac.