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Only students who reside in wood frame houses (does not include program houses) may remain in their unit during the break.  However if you plan to stay in your wood frame house, you will need to register with the Office of Residential Life by Saturday, December 18, 2010 if you have not already done so.  This form is located at:  http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/Forms/woodframe_house_info.htm.

If you are leaving campus for all or part of the break, please make sure that:

  • All windows and doors are closed and locked
  • Blinds and window treatments are closed
  • All items are unplugged
  • Garbage is removed
  • Doors closed and locked

If you are not returning to your current room in the spring semester, you must move out no later than Sunday, December 19, 2010 at noon.   Please remove all of your belongings and turn in your key to the Office of Residential Life.

If you are not returning to campus for the spring semester, you must take all of your belongings with you.  There is no long-term storage available; the cleaning staff will dispose of any belongings left behind.   For storage information, please go to: http://www.wesleyan.edu/pplant/studentstorage.html.

If you have any questions, feel free to call the Office of Residential Life at x-3550 or email us at reslife@wesleyan.edu.

Thank you for your cooperation.  Have a safe and happy break.

This is a REMINDER to all students regarding the winter break.

Please remember that University Housing closes at 12:00 noon on Sunday, December 19, 2010.  All housing will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011. Take any items of value with you when you leave.  Experience has shown that all residential areas are susceptible to burglaries during break periods. Upon leaving, please make sure that:

  • All windows and doors are closed and locked
  • Blinds and window treatments are closed
  • Garbage is removed from the room
  • Holiday decorations are removed and disposed of properly
  • Heat is turned down to 60 degrees Fahrenheit (NOT off)
  • Room door closed and locked

Take any belongings you will need, university personnel will not let you into your unit once it is closed.

Only students who reside in wood frame houses may remain in their unit during the break.  However if you live in a wood frame house, you will need to register with the Office of Residential Life by Saturday, December 18, 2010 to let us know you plan to be here during the break.  http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/Forms/woodframe_house_info.htm.

Unless you have already been pre-approved to return to campus early, you cannot access your housing prior to Monday, January 17, 2011.  Many of our residential units will be alarmed throughout the break period.  If tripped, the situation will be treated as a burglary in progress and both Public Safety and the Middletown Police will respond to the scene.

If you are not returning to your current room next semester, you must move out no later than Sunday, December 19, 2010 at noon.   Please remove all of your belongings and turn in your key to the Office of Residential Life by that time.

For storage information, please go to: http://www.wesleyan.edu/pplant/studentstorage.html.

If you are not returning to campus next semester, you must take all of your belongings with you.  There is no long-term storage available; the cleaning staff will dispose of any belongings left behind by students on leave or studying abroad.  If you are studying abroad, you can not leave belongings with friends to store during the summer.

If you have any questions, feel free to call the Office of Residential Life at x-3550 or email them at reslife@wesleyan.edu.

Thank you for your cooperation.  Have a safe and happy break.

Give some joy this reading week by purchasing a  Final Exam Care Package ($1-3) and/or a Class of 2012 T-shirt ($10) for the person of your choice. Sponsored by the 2012 Class Council, you can mix-and-match a combination of tasty treats –- cookies, candy bars, and/or Jolly Ranchers hard candies — at a dollar each with this online form.

If you purchase a Class of 2012 T-Shirt, you may also order a free, 3-item Final Exam Care Package.

The 2012 Class Council will process your order and deliver it to the WesBox of the recipient of your choice, along with a personalized note, during finals week.

Simply order now at http://www.wesleyan.edu/deans/2012council/care.html and deliver your payment Final Exam Care Package Payment Table in Usdan on Monday, December 13, or by stopping by Dean Phillips’s office (217 North College) then wait for your recipient to react with delight when their WesBox reveals a trove of holiday bounty!  Failure to make payment by Friday, December 17 will result in termination of your order.

It’s the end of the semester, so don’t forget to get yourself a ride home for winter break. It’s really easy with Wesleyan’s shuttles. You can buy your ticket now at the Box Office in Usdan or online at wesleyan.edu/shuttles.

The full year schedule, including spring break and end of year shuttles, can be found here for the New York/Boston shuttle and here for the Bradley Airport shuttle.

All shuttles leave from the front of Usdan.

If you need a ride or can give a ride to somewhere the shuttles don’t go, use the Rideboard. On the Rideboard you can find rides offered by other students, request a ride, or offer rides yourself. Go HERE.

Here are the days and times for the shuttles:

Grand Central Station, NY
 Penn Station, NY 
South Station, Boston, MA
To: Sat. Dec. 18 at 1 pm departs from the front of Usdan
From: Tues, Jan 18, 2011, at 3pm, Buses depart from NY and Boston to Campus

New Haven Shuttle, Union Station
To New Haven

  • Fri., Dec. 17 at 2 pm
  • Sat., Dec. 18 at 10 am and 2 pm
  • Sun. Dec. 19 at 10 am

From New Haven

  • Mon., Jan. 17, 2011 at 4 pm
  • Tue, Jan. 18 at 11am and 4pm
  • Wed. Jan 19, at 4pm

Bradley Airport
To Bradley

  • Friday, December 17th – 5:45 am, 12 pm, 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, December 18th – 5:45 am, 12 pm, 4:30 pm
  • Sunday, December 19th – 5:45 am, 12 pm

From Bradley

  • Monday, January 17th – 1 pm, 6 pm, 10 pm
  • Tuesday, January 18th – 6 pm, 10 pm
  • Wednesday, January 19th – 6 pm
  • Thursday, January 20th – 1 pm

Note: BRADLEY RETURN shuttle pick up location: INSIDE the newer section of Terminal A at its lower/ground level, near desk and sign for “Bradley Ambassadors Information Center.” This desk is closest to Baggage Claim carousel #4.

As you prepare for the Thanksgiving Holiday, remember to lock all doors and windows whether you will be remaining on campus or leaving for the break!  Also, please consider taking home your bikes and other belongings that you will not need through the winter.

If you are staying on campus over the break period, remember to walk in well lit areas after dark, preferably in groups, and report suspicious people to Public Safety immediately at 860-685-3333 or x-3333 from a campus phone line.  Although the RIDE program will not be operating Thursday through Saturday, Public Safety will provide escorts for individuals upon request.  Public Safety’s general phone number is 860-685-2345.

As you finalize your travel arrangements for the winter break, remember residential units will close for the fall semester at 12:00 (noon) on Sunday, December 19, 2010.  All residential units, with the exception of the wood frame houses, will close at this time.  Students can return to campus at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011.

There will be a limited number of employment opportunities for students looking for work on campus during winter break.  Students wishing to do so must request housing with Residential Life by Wednesday, December 1, 2010.   Requests should be made through the Winter Break web site at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/ugrad_housing/winter_closing.html.

Please note:  Housing is not guaranteed during the winter break period, students who are granted permission to live in their units during the break will be notified by December 10, 2010.

Thanksgiving break is just around the corner, and you’re probably making plans to get off campus. It’s easy with Wesleyan’s shuttles. You can buy your ticket now at the Box Office in Usdan or online at wesleyan.edu/boxoffice/shuttles. Buy your ticket before all the seats fill up. All shuttles leave from the front of Usdan on Wyllys Avenue.

You can also buy your ticket for winter break now at the Box Office in Usdan or online at wesleyan.edu/boxoffice/shuttles. The full year schedule, including spring break and end of year shuttles, can be found here for the New York/Boston shuttle and here for the Bradley Airport shuttle.
If you need a ride or can give a ride to somewhere the shuttles don’t go, use the Rideboard. On the Rideboard you can find rides offered by other students, request a ride, or offer rides yourself. Go here.

Here are the days and times for the Thanksgiving shuttles:

Grand Central Station, NY
Penn Station, NY
South Station, Boston, MA

  • To: Tuesday 11/23 – 5:00 pm
  • From: Sunday 11/28 – 3:00 pm

New Haven Shuttle, Union Station

To New Haven

  • Tuesday 11/23 – 10:00 am, 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11/24 – 10:00 am

From New Haven

  • Sunday 11/28 – 11:00 am, 4:00 pm

Bradley Airport

To Bradley

  • Tuesday 11/23 – 5:45 am, 12:00 pm, 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday 11/24 – 5:45 am, 12:00 pm

From Bradley

  • Sunday 11/28 – 1:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 10:00 pm

This is a reminder to students that all residential units will close for the fall semester at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Sunday, December 19, 2010.

All residential units, with the exception of wood frame houses, will close at this time; students who wish to stay in their wood frame house must register with Residential Life on-line by Saturday, December 18, 2010 at http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/Forms/woodframe_house_info.htm.

Students can return to campus at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011.

International students and student athletes will receive information regarding winter break housing from either the Office of International Student Affairs or their coach.

Students who wish to return to campus early must submit an on-line application located at http://www.wesleyan.edu/reslife/ugrad_housing/winter_closing.html. This application is due on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 – no exceptions.  Please also note that all applications will be scrutinized and there is no guarantee that your request can be approved.

***Furthermore, students who are moving into a new residence hall will not be able to pick-up their keys before Monday, January 17, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

There will be a limited number of employment opportunities for students looking for work on campus during winter break.  Students wishing to do so must request housing with the Office of Residential Life by Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

In order to maximize class appropriate spaces for students returning from leave/abroad, the Office of Residential Life will not process Room Change Requests after Friday, November 12, 2010.  Students interested in making a room change after this date must wait until two weeks into the spring semester, after all returning students have been placed.  Requests to pull-in a student into a spring vacancy can be made until Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

Any questions regarding these processes should be directed to Residential Life at 860-685-3550 or at reslife@wesleyan.edu.

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