Moving In

Winter Holiday Closure

Residence will be closed from December 24, 2020 to January 4, 2021 for the annual winter holiday closure. Residence fees do not cover the university closure period.

If you are moving out at the end of the Fall semester, please see our check-out procedures.

Staying during winter holiday closure

To stay in Residence for all or part of the closure, you must complete a holiday closure application form through the Residence Portal and submit it no later than December 4, 2020.



If you have an Academic Year (Fall/Winter) booking and are returning to residence in January, you can stay in Residence during the Winter Holiday Closure. A flat fee of $50 is required to stay for any part of the Winter Holiday Closure. 

Leaving for winter holiday closure

If you are not planning on staying at Residence during the Winter Holiday Closure, please be sure to:

  • Turn off all your lights
  • Close all windows and lock all doors
  • Throw away all garbage
  • Remove perishable food
  • Ensure your thermostat is set to at least 16° Celsius