University dorms to close for winter break

All undergraduate dorms will be closed from December 19 at 3 p.m. until January 17 at 9 a.m., according to University housing Web site.

If students would like to stay in the dorms during this time they must fill out a winter break housing contract by December 11 at 12 p.m and turn in to 100 Clark Hall. Residents will be housed at ISR and PAR.

Illini Tower closes for winter break December 19 at 11 a.m., and reopens January 17 at 12 p.m. The dorm offers extended stay for exchange students who cannot go home, according to a representative from Illini Tower front desk. Exchange students pay per night to remain in the building.

Newman Hall will also be closed between December 19 and January 17, according to the Newman Center Web site.

All libraries will be closed for winter break on December 18 and 19. Libraries will then close again from December 24 through January 3.