Break housing

Dates and times of hall closings for winter break

Residence halls are scheduled to close down during extended holiday break. If you require break housing at any point during winter break, please fill out the Extended Stay Form at my.bluffton.edu, click on the Student Life tab, and then click on the Extended Stay Request Form on the left hand side, by midnight Wednesday, Dec. 6. 

If you do not fill out a break housing form by the deadline, you may be subject to a $15 fee to stay on campus.

  • Winter Break: Halls will close 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15.

All halls will be closed 5 p.m. Dec. 23 until 8 a.m. Dec. 26, so that staff can spend time with family and loved ones.

Designated halls

Students who need to remain on campus will be in designated halls.

Break housing policies

For security reasons, all exterior doors will remain locked on a 24-hour basis, for winter break only the main doors will be accessible. In addition, regular visitation hours, as listed in the handbook, will be observed. All campus policies will remain in effect and will be enforced over break.

Once you have completed the form, you will be contacted by student life with approval confirmation and further details. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 419-358-3247 or email studentlife@bluffton.edu.