If you need to stay on campus at UB during fall break, winter break or spring break, we can help.
While UB’s residence halls and apartments are closed during the fall, winter and spring break periods, housing is available for approved students. Students who wish to stay during a break period must request break housing and be approved by the appropriate deadline.
Because very few students stay on campus during breaks, some services (including transportation, meal and mail services) are very limited during these times.
Approximately one month before any given break, students will receive a “Closing Notice” outlining important information regarding hall closing in their area. During breaks:
Break housing is limited to students who have an academic or unavoidable reason to stay on campus. These reasons include (but are not limited to):
Yes. If you are approved for break housing, you can stay in your room. However, please note that some services may be limited.
You must request fall break housing during the application window. There is no charge for fall break housing.
On-campus housing closes for fall break from November 21, 2018 at 9 a.m. to November 25, 2019 at noon. Students may apply for break housing by submitting an application staring in early November.
You must request winter break / Winter Session housing during the application window. There is an additional charge to stay in the residence halls during winter break / Winter Session. These costs will be billed directly to your UB student account for your convenience:
There is no additional charge for apartment or Greiner Hall residents.
Residence halls close for winter break from Dec. 18, 2018 at 9 a.m. to Jan. 27, 2019 at noon. Residence hall students may apply for break or Winter Session housing in late November.
You must request spring break housing during the application window, which is typically mid-February through early March. There is no charge for spring break housing.
Residence halls close for spring break from March 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. to March 24, 2019 at noon. Residence hall students may apply for break housing by submitting an application staring in early March.