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Leaving Campus for Winter Break

Here's a quick overview of what you need to do when you depart campus for Fall/Winter Break. 

When should I plan to leave for fall/winter break? 

What should I take with me when I leave my residence hall room?   

What should I do if I need emergency housing during the Fall/Winter break due to a critical need?

What should I do before I leave for break?  WVU's Facilities crew will check each room for safety and security, however help them by completing the following tasks: 

What is my final step before departing my residence hall? 

  • You should "check-out" with Residence Life staff so they know you have departed safely. Your Residence Hall Coordinator or Resident Assistant will provide you with details on this process. 

What should I do if I am not returning to WVU for the spring semester? 

  • There is important information you should know before making your decision. Learn more about the procedure for leaving the residence halls if you withdraw from WVU.