Break Stays

If students choose to stay on campus, they must sign up and let the department know they will be here during break. Students can do this by going to their myHousing account and completing the Break Stay form. 

 


Winter Semester Arrival to Campus

Check-in

You must check in upon your arrival back to campus. Login to your myHousing portal. Check in by clicking on the green button that says "Check in for Winter"

Thanksgiving Break

Information about Thanksgiving break will be updated accordingly.

Winter Break

Winter break info will be updated accordingly.

On-campus housing buildings close at 10 p.m. on Friday, December 18 and re-open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, January 9. All University offices are closed Wednesday, December 23 through Monday, January 4, 2021. 

All residential students must submit information to the Housing and Residence Life Office indicating their plans to remain on campus during the remote learning period or to stay off campus during that window of time.  

Students will also be asked to provide information on if they plan to stay on or off campus between December 19 and January 15 (Winter break), as per our standard practice. That information will be shared with campus partner offices such as GVPD, Student Life, Campus Dining, Facilities Services, etc.  

Form must be submitted by Friday, November 6th at noon.  Students who do not submit the form are ineligible for housing, weekly meals and parking credits.


Important Information

Sign-Up Instructions

  1. Access your MyHousing Overview through your myBanner account.
  2. Click on “Student” and then “myHousing.” Select the “myHousing Overview” login bar.
  3. On the Overview page, select the drop-down at the top labeled "Apply/Cancel/Forms" then select the applicable break.
  4. Select all dates that apply and hit "Continue".

Please contact the Central Housing Office if you have any questions. We can be reached at either (616) 331-2120 or housing@gvsu.edu.

Before You Leave

  • Clean refrigerator and discard any perishable food items that may spoil prior to your return
  • Vacuum room
  • Empty wastebaskets/garbage cans/recycling
  • Turn in work requests
  • Close and lock all windows, including blinds
  • Unplug unnecessary appliances and electronics
  • Valuables should be taken home, be sure to pack all essentials
  • Turn thermostat down to 55 degrees - do not turn it off
  • Turn off all faucets in the kitchen and bathroom and flush toilet
  • Turn off all lights
  • Shut and lock unit door

Break Contact Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Maintenance (non emergency): 331-3000
  • GVSU Public Safety (24 hours): 331-3255
  • Ottawa County Police (non emergency): (616) 842-1056
  • Pew Campus Security: 331-6677
  • Pew Campus Operations (non emergency): 331-6700
  • Laker Village North Community Center: 331-0500
  • Niemeyer East/West: 331-4500
  • North C Desk: 331-3332
  • Ravines Community Center: 331-1400
  • South E Desk: 331-0170
  • Winter Hall Desk: 331-7600

Thanksgiving Break Desk Hours

Date

Mail & Package Center

Holton-Hooker

Niemeyer

South E

Laker Village

Winter

Wednesday, November 25

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday, November 26

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

Friday, November 27

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, November 28

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Winter Break Desk Hours

Date

Mail & Package Center

Holton-Hooker

Niemeyer

South E

Laker Village

Winter

Friday, December 18

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

12 - 8 p.m.

12 - 8 p.m.

12 - 8 p.m.

12 - 8 p.m.

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 19

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 20

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Monday, December 21 - Tuesday,

December 22

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, December 23

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday, December 24 - Sunday, January 3

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

Monday, January 4 

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 5 - Friday, January 8

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, January 9

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, January 10

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Monday, January 11 - Thursday, January 14

12 - 4 p.m.

12 - 4 p.m.

12 - 4 p.m.

12 - 4 p.m.

12 - 4 p.m.

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Duty & On-Call:

If it is an emergency, call 911, otherwise use the phone numbers below:

REMOTE PERIOD:

North Campus:
Call (616) 826-5859 or (616) 889-7802

Niemeyer/South/Murray/VanSteeland:
Call (616) 889-7498 or (616) 889-3973

Laker Village/Calder/GVA:
Call (616) 889-7356 or (616) 889-6814

Downtown: 
Call (616) 890-8481 or (616) 331-3255

PRE-OPENING:

North Campus:
Call (616) 826-5859 or (616) 889-7802

South Campus:
Call (616) 889-7356 or (616) 889-3973

Downtown: 
Call (616) 890-8481 or (616) 331-3255