Winter Break-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Winter Break 2014–2015

In general, residence halls close on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 12 pm and reopen on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 12 pm.

Additional information will be posted soon on select buildings that will remain opened. 

ATTENTION: When you return for Spring 2015 semester

All residents must visit a kiosk upon their return for the spring semester to check in and reactivate their ID card. Your 4-digit housing pin number will be your birthday (day, month. ie. June 12 would be 0612).

Kiosk stations will be located at Donner House, Hill Service Center, Housing Services office (Morewood E-Tower),  Morewood Gardens, Mudge House, The Residence on Fifth, Stever House and Hamerschlag.  

Looking ahead to the spring 2015 semester

All residents who desire to live in campus housing for the 2015–2016 academic year must participate in the Room Selection process, which begins in March. Details and instructions for this process will be forthcoming.

Residents should begin making plans as soon as possible for the end of the academic year in May.

Residents are expected to vacate their rooms within 24 hours after their last exam, unless staying for a university related reason, no later than May 13 at 12 pm (such as graduating seniors). Residents staying for a university related reason MUST check out no later than May 18 at 12 pm.

Please check back as addtional information regarding Winter Break will be posted soon.

If you have any questions or need more detail on any Winter Break issues, please contact

Available in November

Winter Break Housing Application