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Residence Hall Break Housing

Break Housing 


WVU's residence halls officially close three times (Thanksgiving Break, between fall and spring semesters, and Spring Break) throughout the school year.  

Because we realize that some students might still need a place to stay during these breaks, we are offering a solution - staying in town and on campus. In 2018-2019 academic year, Oakland, Seneca, and Summit Halls as well as Brooke and Braxton Towers will offer break housing to their residents. 
  • A limited number of spaces have been designated in Brooke Tower for students who live in halls other than those which are open during the break. 
  • The cost for break housing is $25 per day; charges will be applied to the student's account after their stay. 
  • Only current residents with existing housing contracts for 2018-19 are eligible for break housing. 
  • To ensure everyone's safety, no guests will be permitted. 
  • No meals will be served in University Dining facilities and no meal plans will be active; instead, students may use Mountie Bounty at many participating locations.
  • Interested students can register online and must agree to additional terms specific to break housing. 
  • If there is little or no demand in Oakland, Seneca, Summit and Braxton for break housing, Housing and Residence Life reserves the right to close one or all of these residences and move students with break housing reservations to Brooke Tower. 
Information and registration for semester break housing will be available in early/mid November. 

Thanksgiving Break Housing 

  • Thanksgiving Break Housing registration will be available October 1, 2018 though November 7, 2018. 
  • The cost per night is $25; all fees will be charged to the student's account. 
  • Deadline for registration is November 7, 2018.  
  • Thanksgiving Break Housing is available nightly beginning Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 25. All WVU Residence Halls will reopen after the break at noon, Sunday, November 25. 
To register for Thanksgiving Break Housing, please complete the registration form
If you have questions or need assistance, you may contact us at  WVU Housing Assignment Office or 304-293-2811.

Football Game Housing: WVU vs. Oklahoma 

  • Football Game Housing registration will be available October 1, 2018 through November 7, 2018. 
  • The WVU vs. Oklahoma football game is scheduled for Friday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m. 
  • Students may return to their current residence hall assignment for Friday, November 23 and/or Saturday, November 24 to attend the WVU-Oklahoma football game. Students who have registered for football housing may return to their hall beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 23.  
  • The cost per night is $25; all fees will be charged to the student's account. 
  • Deadline for registration is November 7, 2018. 
  • All WVU Residence Halls will reopen after the break at noon, Sunday, November 25.
To register for Football Game Housing, please complete the registration form
If you have questions or need assistance, you may contact us at  WVU Housing Assignment Office or 304-293-2811.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the process? Here is some additional information about Thanksgiving Break and Football Game Housing.