Fall Break 2021 (Nov. 20 – 28)

All residence halls are open during fall break. Staff will be on call 24/7. Please call the on-duty number listed in your building. As always, call 911 for emergencies.

For increased security during break, exterior doors lock at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, and unlock at 7 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 29. Carry your keys & ISU card with you at all times.

There will be limited mail service available during fall break. Starting Sunday, Nov. 21, through Saturday, Nov. 27, the UDCC Mail Center, Geoffroy Hall Desk, Cornerstone, Oak-Elm and MWL Hall Desk, will be open from 3-5 p.m. for package pickup and other desk services.  

All hall desks and mail rooms will be closed on November 25 and 26.

All policies will be enforced during break. Visitors must be escorted at all times. Parking will be enforced in Reserved, General Staff and Medical Permit spots. You will be able to park in any student parking areas.

Winter Break 2021-22 (Dec. 18 to Jan. 17, 2022)

All residence halls are open during Winter break.

For increased security during break, exterior doors lock at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, and unlock at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13. Carry your keys & ISU card with you at all times.

Staff will be on call 24/7. Please call the on-duty number listed in your building. As always, call 911 for emergencies. Mailrooms will be open limited hours.

All policies will be enforced during break. Visitors must be escorted at all times. Parking will be enforced in Reserved, General Staff and Medical Permit spots. You will be able to park in any student parking areas.

Staff may enter your room during break to complete room checks (follow all break procedures!), for room repairs and/or for routine maintenance.

Your spring meal plan begins on Jan. 14, 2022. Open locations and their operating hours will be posted to the ISU Dining website by early November.

Hours
Mail Room & Desk Hours

Heat Settings

Make sure you follow the heat settings listed below anytime you leave campus. If you don’t? Pipes can break and flooding can damage your belongings.

Heat Settings for Each Building

  • Friley – Set convector thermostat on a medium setting and fan switch ON. Steam radiators should be set on a medium setting of 2 to 3.
  • Eaton, Martin, Buchanan – Set wall thermostat to 70
  • Helser – Lever on baseboard heating unit should be open and baseboard should have nothing in front of it so heat can flow freely in to the room
  • Maple – Set wall thermostat to medium heat setting and fan switch ON
  • Willow and Larch – Set the LED fan button to low, then set the up down arrow buttons to show 70 degrees.
  • Linden, BWR, BLF and Oak-Elm  – Set thermostat knob on the radiator to a medium setting of 2 or 3.
  • Oak-Elm ‘New Hall’ – Lever should be open for heat.
  • Geoffroy – Set wall thermostat to medium heat setting of 70 degrees and fan switch ON.