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Student Housing

The University of Mississippi

Academic Breaks & Semester Closings 

More information on Academic Breaks  & Semester Closings

Winter Break 2020

Buildings close: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm CT

Buildings reopen: Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:00 am CT

Students who are enrolled in Winter Intersession courses can return to all halls beginning Sunday, January 3 at 12:00 pm CT

Luckyday Residential College, Residential College South, Northgate Apartments, Residence Hall 1, Residence Hall 2, and Residence Hall 3 remain open during break. Campus Walk remains open for the duration of the contract (through July 31). All other halls close during break.

For residents of buildings that close during break, Student Housing provides an option for break housing. Students interested in housing during winter break should submit the Break Housing Request form in the Student Housing Portal. 

  • On-campus Option: Break housing will be provided in an empty single room within one of the contemporary halls that remain open for break. Contemporary halls include an in-room bathroom but do not include linens. Rate: $32.22 per night
  • Off-campus Option: Break housing will be provided at the Hampton Inn on Jackson Avenue with single occupancy. This option includes all amenities offered by the hotel. Rate: $89.00 per night

If you do not have a safe place to go during break and are unable to afford the break housing rates, please contact UMatter: Student Support & Advocacy at (662) 915-7248 or

All information is subject to change, given the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 global pandemic.