University of Wisconsin–Madison
Badger Buddies and Bucky pose outside Ogg Hall before move-in

Moving & Breaks

Welcome to University Residence Halls! Whether you’re arriving on campus for the very first time with a van full of boxes or simply planning your trip home for a break, we work to make your experience as convenient as possible. Watch this page for parking/traffic info, dining options, desk hours, check-in/out details, and more for each of the major parts of the school year. Full details are posted in the weeks prior to each period when the information becomes available.

January 16 – 21, 2018

All University Residence Halls will reopen at 9am on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Parking

Traffic will be busy around the residence halls before and during winter break. See the below PDFs for parking information specific to your residence hall’s neighborhood.

Hall Desk Hours

For hall desk hours during winter break and spring move-in, see the hall desks page.

Dining Hours

Hours for spring move-in are listed below. Dining locations will resume regular semester hours on Sunday, January 21.

Lakeshore Neighborhood
Dining Location Sunday
1/14
Monday
11/15
Tuesday 1/16 –
Friday 1/19
Saturday
1/20
Four Lakes Market Closed Closed 7am – 6pm 10am – 6pm
Bean & Creamery
(Four Lakes Market)
Closed Closed 7am – 6pm 7am – 6pm
Flamingo Run
(Four Lakes Market)
Closed Closed Closed Closed
Carson’s Market Closed Closed Closed Closed
Liz’s Market Closed Closed Closed Closed
Southeast Neighborhood
Dining Location Sunday
1/14
Monday
11/15
Tuesday 1/16 –
Friday 1/19
Saturday
1/20
Gordon Ave Market Closed Closed 7am – 6pm 10am – 6pm
Bean & Creamery
(Gordon Ave Market)
Closed Closed 7am – 6pm 10am – 6pm
Flamingo Run
(Gordon Ave Market)
Closed Closed Closed Closed
Rheta’s Market Closed Closed Closed Closed
Bean & Creamery and Flamingo Run
(Rheta’s Market)
Closed Closed Closed Closed
Newell’s Deli Closed Closed Closed Closed

March 24 – April 1, 2018

Information regarding spring break 2018 will be published in March 2018.

May 4 – 12, 2018

Information regarding spring move out 2018 will be published in April 2018.

August 2018

Move-in days for fall 2018 will be August 28, 29, and 30, 2018. Residents are assigned to one of these three move-in days based on the residence hall they are assigned to in June. Housing student employees and international students will move-in on our early move-in day on August 26, 2018. Additional information regarding fall move-in 2018 will be published in summer 2018.

November 22 – 25, 2018

Information regarding Thanksgiving break 2018 will be published in October 2018.

December 21, 2018 – January 21, 2019

Information regarding winter break 2018-19 will be published in November 2018.