Important Dates

Thursday, March 12 by 4:00 p.m.
Deadline to register for Spring Break housing

Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 22
Spring Break

Friday, March 13
Market places close at 2:00 p.m.

Monday, March 23
Classes resume and market places re-open with breakfast

Monday, May 11 - Friday, May 15
Final Exam Week

Friday, May 15
Market places close at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 16
Residence halls close and contract occupancy ends 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Staying on Campus?

Housing during Spring Break is free of charge, but requires registration. If you intend on staying, fill out the online form below. The deadline to register is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.  

Please Note: Only students who have residence hall housing contracts are allowed to stay in their building/room over Spring Break. You are not allowed to loan your keys out to other students or guests.

Dining During Break

All market places will close at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, and will remain closed until breakfast on Monday, March 23. Some retail dining locations will be open for limited hours during this time. Flex meals will be available during break at River Room Cafe and Pat’s Diner only. Students may use Hawkeye Dollars, UI Charge, or credit cards at all other open retail locations. Visit for break hours.

Hall Desk Hours During Break

Open 24 Hours: Currier

Desks Open (8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.): Burge, Catlett, Daum, Hillcrest, Mayflower, Petersen, Rienow, Slater

Sign Up to Stay During Break

View the 2020 Spring Break Guide