End of Semester Closing Information


   Halls will be closed December 14, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. - January 18, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

   During this period you will not have access to enter the halls.  Please remember to take all of the belongings you will need during  this break period.


Note: If you need to stay until Saturday - Sunday, due to travel or extenuating Circumstances, you will need to request a late departure.  All late departure requests must be submitted by December 12, 2018.   Click HERE to submit a request. 

American River Courtyard and Riverview Hall residents who are approved for the Winter Break period may return during their approved break period. The deadline to sign up for Winter Break Housing is Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:00 Noon.  Click HERE to apply.

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Room Entry

University Housing Services staff will be entering resident rooms checking room screens, smoke detectors, air filters and other routine maintenance issues.  Policy infractions will be noted and addressed as needed. Please remember to remove trash or other items that may spoil. For the ensured safety of valuables, we recommend taking them home during the Winter Break as the University does not assume liability for personal belongings.


University Housing Services Office

The University Housing Services Office will be closed during the Campus Closure period:  December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019.  Questions during winter closure should be directed to the RA on duty in Riverview and the American River Courtyard. 

Not Taking Classes at Sacramento State Next Semester?

Residents not enrolled in classes for Spring 2019 or graduating must complete a "Request to Cancel".  Click HERE to submit your request. 
In order to cancel you must meet  one of the following:

  • Graduating
  • Transferring to another university/college
  • Non-enrollment at Sacramento State
  • International Exchange Student - End of Exchange Program (No cancellation fee assessed)
  1. Request MUST meet cancellation criteria as outlined in License Agreement and should include appropriate documentation.
  2. Request is subject to approval.

For priority attention and review, your Cancellation Request must be submitted no later than Friday, November 30, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. 

 Do You Need Housing During Winter Break?

Submit a Winter Break request through your online housing application!  Click HERE!

Deadline: December 7, 2018 at 12:00 P.M.

Winter Break Housing Periods

Option #1: December 14, 2018 - January 18 ,2019
Option #2: January 2 - 18, 2019
WPJ Option #1: January 4 - 6, 2019
WPJ Option #2: January 8 -10, 2019

*See website with fees associated with Winter Break housing


The halls will reopen for the Spring semester on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Have a wonderful break! Be safe and we will see everyone in January!