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Residence Life

Break Housing

All residence halls are closed during break periods. International students and students participating in college-sponsored activities may request to remain on campus.

College-sponsored activities include student teaching, participation in a co-op or internship, as well as in-season athletic teams who have games scheduled during break periods.

Please note: Student meal plans are not active during break periods. Closing information for the 2017-18 academic year are listed below.

Winter Break Closing Information

Residence halls close for the winter break period on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM, and will reopen at 10:00 AM on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Resident students are required to leave campus within 24 hours of their last final, or by 7:00 PM on December 19, whichever occurs sooner​.

Students with finals concluding after 7:00 PM on December 19 will be permitted to leave campus no later than 10:00 PM on December 19. In order to ensure an atmosphere conducive to the successful completion of final examinations, the following policies will be in effect.

  • 24 hour quiet hours begin on Monday, December 11 at 5:00 PM, and continue throughout the winter break period.
  • No guests or registered events will be permitted beginning at 5:00 PM on Monday, December 11, 2017.

All residence halls are closed during break periods. International students and students participating in College-sponsored activities may request to remain on campus. College-sponsored activities include student teaching, participation in a co-op/internship, as well as in-season athletic teams who have games scheduled during break periods. Please note: student meal plans are not active during break periods. The last day to apply for break housing is Monday, December 11, 2017. Students can find the break housing request form by clicking the winter break housing request button on this page. Or by logging on to MyMack by clicking the student info tab on main menu, then clicking on Residence Life on the left hand side of the screen, and lastly clicking the Winter Break Housing Request.

Please contact the Office of Residence Life at 978-837-5507 or at reslife@merrimack.edu with questions regarding closing.

Break Housing Information

 

Halls Close

Requests Due

Halls Reopen

Early Arrival for Fall 2017

N/A
Aug. 15
Sep. 4, 10 a.m.

Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 21, 7 p.m.
Nov. 15
Nov. 26, 10 a.m.

Winter Break

Dec. 19, 7 p.m.
Dec. 11
Jan. 21, 10 a.m.

Spring Break and Easter Break

March 26, 7 p.m.
March 3
Apr. 2, 10 a.m.

Summer Break

May 11, 7 p.m.
May 5
N/A