Whether you’re staying on campus or traveling for fall break, we’re here to assist you!

For increased security during break, residence hall exterior doors lock at 7 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 18, and will unlock at 7 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 28. Carry your keys & ISU card with you at all times. Don’t prop doors open or let strangers into apartments/residence hall buildings.

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

There will be limited mail service available during fall break. Starting Saturday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Nov. 26, the UDCC Mail Center, Geoffroy Hall Desk, Wallace-Wilson Hall Desk, Cornerstone, MWL Hall Desk and Frederiksen Court mail desk will be open from 3-5 p.m. for package pickup and other desk services.

All policies are enforced during break.

Visitors must be escorted at all times. Anyone who has gained or provided illegal access to the apartments or residence halls during break will be subject to disciplinary and/or legal action.

Parking will be enforced in Reserved, General Staff and Medical Permit spots. You will be able to park in any student parking areas.

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.
  • Wallace – Base board heat — with flaps on top open.
  • Frederiksen Court / SUV – Set thermostat to 70.