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Break Housing

Spring Break 2020 due to COVID-19:

For spring break housing, ending 9am on Sunday, March 29th, students will need to sign up for break housing in order to have access. Please sign up at least 24 hours before arriving. Closing to only though who have requested it will being at 12pm noon on Thursday, March 19th.

There is no charge for staying in housing during this spring break, and dining services will be available starting on Monday, March 23.

To request to stay on campus for break, please use this form.


For Winter Break 2020-21:

Simpson College’s residence halls and college-owned Greek buildings close for just winter break during the year.  Please know that during all breaks, even Fall and Thanksgiving, dining services will not be available.

For Winter Break, Barker, Kresge, Buxton, Picken, KKG, KTP, ATO, SAE, and LXA will be closed from 12pm on Friday, December 18, until 9am on Sunday, January 10, for break.  During this time, only students living in these buildings who request permission or have a college-sponsored and certified reason to stay on campus will be permitted in these buildings.

Students who request to stay are charged $15/day while in break housing.  If you are a student-athlete, we will be in touch with your coach or advisor and you do not have to fill out this form.  If you are an international student, please still fill out the form, but you will not be charged for staying on campus. 

If you live more than a 6 hour drive from Simpson, you will be allowed one free travel day.  Students farther than 12 hours drive will be allowed two free travel days.

To request to stay on campus for break, please use this form.  Please note that food services will be closed during this break period, so if you choose to stay, you will need to provide your own meals.

Questions about break housing can be directed to reslife@simpson.edu.