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Winter Break Housing


Only residents of Neptune West and New Hall West are eligible for winter break housing from December 11, 2016 to January 13, 2017. To be eligible, residents must have been enrolled at Northern Illinois University and lived in a University residence hall for the fall of 2016 and be returning for spring 2017.

Building Entry and Exit

All halls will be locked 24 hours per day and main desks will not be in operation. Card access privileges will be issued to all approved residents for the contract period during the break. Residents with contracts are responsible for escorting personal guests at all times in all parts of the building.

Meal Service

There are no meals served in the residence halls during the winter break period. See Where to Eat for information related to Campus Dining Service availability.

Mail Delivery

U.S. mail will be distributed daily in Neptune West and New Hall West, except on Sundays and official holidays. Private delivery services (UPS, FedEx, etc.) will not typically make deliveries during the break period when the main desks are closed.

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December 11, 2016 — January 13, 2017

Neptune West and New Hall West residents only