Winter Break Extension

Winter Break Closure

Section 1.5 “Winter Break Closure” of the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Housing Occupancy Agreement is provided below for your reference:

The University is closed from 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 through until 9:00 a.m. EST on Sunday, January 1, 2017 (hereinafter called the “Winter Break”). As such, the Resident is required to vacate the premises by no later than 24 hours after his/her last December exam, or by no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last day of the December exam period as specified in the University Academic Calendar, whichever comes first. The Resident is expected to secure alternate accommodation during this period. Residents may return to the premises no earlier than 9:00 a.m. EST on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

During the Winter Break closure, no food services, caretaking, or other services above and beyond emergency services will be provided. No overnight guests or social gatherings are permitted; it is 24-hour quiet period for the duration of the Winter Break.

As stated above, students are required to vacate their unit by no later than 24 hours after their last December exam, or by no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last day of the December exam period as specified in the University Academic Calendar, whichever comes first. If a student does not have exams, they are required to vacate within 24 hours after their last class. Residence re-opens at 9:00 a.m. on January 1, 2017.

WINTER SEMESTER KEYS

Room keys for all undergraduate students are being programmed for the second semester and will be available for pick-up at the Residence Services Desk (Oscar Peterson Hall) starting on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. All students, with or without an extension, are required to pick up their room key before leaving for the winter break.

Winter Break Extension Application

Accommodations during the Winter Break period may be made available to residents with extenuating circumstances (e.g. international students, out of province students, etc.). A resident may seek permission to remain during this period by submitting a Winter Break Application before Friday, November 25, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Applications will be considered and determined by Student Housing & Residence Life in its sole and absolute discretion.

The following extension options are available:

  1. Entire Winter Break
    • Dates: December 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST to 9:00 a.m. EST on January 1, 2017
    • Fee: $425.00 (CAD)
  2. 48 Hours After Closure
    • Dates: December 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST on December 22, 2016
    • Fee: $50.00 (CAD)

Complete your 2016-2017 Extensions application before November 25, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. EST: https://starportal.utoronto.ca/

Important Dates & Deadlines:

Winter Break Extension Date
Winter Break Extension Application Opens November 7, 2016
Winter Break Extension Application Deadline November 25, 2016
Winter Break Extension Confirmations Sent via Email November 29, 2016
Winter Break Extension Key Pick-Up December 2, 2016