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2016-17 Winter Break Housing

Residents may stay in Student Housing during winter break by signing up through the myKU portal. The amount will be billed to your Enroll & Pay account after the first of the year. KU Student Housing communities do not close for Fall Break, Thanksgiving, or Spring Break.

Three options:

Session 1: December 16, 2016 through January 3, 2017 = $360
                   (Session 1--must purchase a block of 10 meals for $88).
Session 2: January 4, 2017 through January 14, 2017 = $200
Session 3: December 16, 2016 through January 14, 2017 = $580
                   (Session 3--must purchase a block of 10 meals for $88).

You may stay in your room if you are a resident of one of these halls: Ellsworth, Hashinger, Lewis, Templin, Self, Oswald, Oliver. If you live in GSP, Corbin, or the scholarship halls, you may ask to stay in Oliver. All residents who wish to stay must submit a reservation, even if you live in one of the open halls.

The Studio Café in Hashinger Hall will be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., December 16 through January 3.

The block of 10 meals will be used for Jaywalk Meals, the one-meal-per-day option. Details about Jaywalk Meals at The Studio are available. Options include burger, chef salad, pita and hummus, and pizza. If you've used your Jaywalk Meal for the day, you can use cash, credit card or money on your KU Card for other purchases.

Mrs. E’s opens January 4 with shortened hours when the dining plans begin. The first meal is breakfast. Oliver and North College Café will open January 14 and the first meal is brunch.

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More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
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