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Housing available during winter break

Friday, September 23, 2016

KU Student Housing communities do not close for Fall Break, Thanksgiving, or Spring Break. Residents may stay in Student Housing during winter break by signing up through the myKU portal.

Winter break housing offers three options:

Session 1: December 16, 2016 through January 3, 2017 = $360
Session 2: January 4, 2017 through January 14, 2017 = $200
Session 3: December 16, 2016 through January 14, 2017 = $580

All sessions: If you choose Session 1 or 3, you are required to purchase a block of 10 meals for $88. The Studio in Hashinger Hall will be open.

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.

Schol Hall staff is happy to see new Jayhawks move in!

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
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities