Break Information

Information about breaks:

Residence halls generally are closed for occupancy without permission from the Student Life Office during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break or summer vacation periods. If students must remain in the Owensboro area during these vacation periods they must receive permission from the Student Services Office to stay in the residence halls.

Information about breaks:
A link will be sent out prior to each break for students to request to stay. Students are permitted to stay over Fall, Thanksgiving, Spring, and Easter Breaks so long as they are approved by the Director of Residence Life. Residence halls generally are closed for occupancy without permission during Winter and Summer vacation periods. If students must remain in the Owensboro area during these vacation periods they must receive permission from the Director of Residence Life prior to remaining on campus.

Fall Break:

Anyone who stays past 5 p.m. on October 16 needs to register via the link by 5 p.m., October 14. Residence Halls officially reopen noon, October 20.

Thanksgiving Break:

Anyone who stays past 5 p.m. on November 27 needs to register via the link by 5 p.m., November 26. Residence Halls officially reopen noon, December 1.

Winter Break:

Students do not have to move their belongings out; however, they do have to vacate their residence hall. Any days that a student stays over or returns early will be assessed a charge of $30 a day. Anyone who stays past noon on December 14 needs to apply via the link by 5 p.m., December 9. Residence Halls officially reopen noon, January 8. Any student who is approved to stay must be living in either Kendall or Stadium Residence Halls. Students should not expect to be offered the option to temporarily relocate.

Spring Break:

Anyone who stays past 5 pm on February 28 needs to register via the link by 5 p.m., February 24. Residence Halls officially reopen noon, March 8.

Easter Break:

Anyone who stays past 5 p.m. on April 9 needs to register via the link by 5 p.m., April 6. Residence Halls officially reopen noon, April 12.

End of Year Closing:

Students need to vacate 24 Hours after last final or by noon on April 24. All belongings need to be removed from the room and students need to check-out of their room via the advertised check-out process with staff. Summer Housing information will be sent out to students in the Spring 2020 semester.

Airport Shuttles

Student Services will be providing airport shuttles to the Nashville Airport (BNA) for major breaks at an affordable rate.

The shuttle costs are:
$30 for a one-way trip
$50 for a round trip

The shuttles will be offered at the following times:

  • Fall Break (Sign up in Student Services by 10/9/19)
    • Wednesday, October 16– Leave campus for BNA at 2 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 20 – Pick up from BNA at 3 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving (Sign up in Student Services by 11/19/19)

    • Tuesday, November 26 – Leave campus for BNA at 2 p.m.
    • Sunday, December 1 – Pick up from BNA at 3 p.m.
  • Winter Semester Closing (Sign up in Student Services by 12/6/19)
    • Saturday, December 14 – Leave campus for BNA at 8 a.m.
  • Spring Semester Opening (Sign up in Student Services by 12/6/19)
    • Sunday, January 5 – Pick up from BNA at 3 p.m.
  • Spring Break (Sign up in Student Services by 2/21/20)
    • Saturday, February 29 – Leave campus for BNA at 8 a.m.
    • Sunday, March 8 – Pick up from BNA at 3 p.m.
  • End of Semester (Sign up in Student Services by 4/17/20)
    • Sunday, April 26 – Leave campus for BNA at 8 a.m.

 To sign up for an airport shuttle, please visit Student Services by the required date.  Thank you!