Wintersession Information

In order to register for Wintersession Housing, please complete the registration form.

Wintersession housing is limited. Please read the policy below to determine your eligibility for Wintersession Housing. Please direct any questions to

Wintersession 2017 Housing Eligibility Policy:

Wintersession housing is limited, and only eligible students will be approved to return to campus for Wintersession 2017 and be assigned temporary housing in one of three designated Wintersession residence halls (Bates, McAfee, Freeman). The eligibility for Wintersessionhousing is detailed below.

Students will be permitted to return for Wintersession housing only if they meet one of the following eligibility requirements (subject to availability).

  1. Students in programs that require their presence on campus (e.g.. Madeleine Albright Institute, Freedom Project, Winter Theatre, winter varsity athletic teams).
  2. Students whose current academic work requires their presence on campus (e.g. students enrolled in on-campus Wintersession classes, faculty-sponsored and approved research, and those thesising). 
  3. Student employees in positions deemed essential to conducting the business of the College.
  4. Students who live abroad needing housing for the entire period between December  23, 2016 until January 22, 2017 will be given priority. All other international students will be placed on a waiting list and housed as space becomes available. In the past we have been able to accommodate all international student requests.

All students seeking Wintersession housing need to submit the Wintersession 2017 Housing Registration Google Form in order to receive a Wintersession housing assignment. Submit this registration form no later than Thursday, December 1 at 5pm.

All students will be housed in Bates, McAfee, and Freeman. Students who have been approved to return will be added to the Wintersession Housing Google Group. All other residence halls will be closed on December 23, 2016 at 5pm and reopen on January 22, 2017 at 9am.