Office of Residence Life

With varied living options—from traditional residence halls to apartments, both single gender and co-ed, throughout campus—and a central dining location, Southwestern offers a unique residential academic community to its students. 

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Winter Break Check-Out

Kurth, Brown-Cody, Mabee, Ruter, Herman Brown, Moody-Shearn, the Pike House, and the Kappa Alpha House will all be closed over winter break. You will need to plan to be out of your room 24 hours after your last final.  Everyone will need to be out by 12pm on Saturday, December 13th.

If you haven’t found it already, here is the exam schedule for Fall 2014.
Any student who is needing to stay late must be approved to do so by Magen Smith (  If you are not on the official Late Stay list, you are not allowed to stay late.  All requests must be submitted to Magen Smith via email by Monday, December 8th. Please note that not all requests will be approved.
More info to come in regards to details on the check-out process (number to call, how to check out, etc.).

Sunday Snacks 

Sunday Snacks happens each Sunday night in the residence halls that contain first-year students (Brown-Cody, Kurth, Mabee, Ruter). This weekly event provides residents an opportunity to socialize with residents in their building, to hear from a faculty/staff member on campus or a student group, and to have a snack break! Please join us in the lobbies of these buildings each Sunday at 8:00 (Mabee and Kurth) and at 8:30 (Brown-Cody and Ruter). 

Meal Plans

Just a reminder, meal plans restart each week on Friday morning. The deadline to cancel or change meal plans has passed.