Frequently Asked Questions
Will housing be available?
University dormitories are closed during the winter break. However, limited vacation/break housing is available at an additional cost for students residing in some dorms. For more information, fees, and application deadlines, visit http://www.unh.edu/housing/conferences/vacation.html. Students are responsible for making their own housing arrangements for January Term on or off campus if desired.
Which dining areas will be open and are meal plans available?
On-campus dining and winter break meal plans will be available at Holloway Commons (7 days a week). The Memorial Union Building, Union Court will be open Monday through Friday, 8am-1:30pm.
Winter Break Meal Plan information and Holloway Commons hours: http://unh.edu/dining/plans/winter-break.html
Dining Services general information: http://unh.edu/dining/index.html
Dining Dollars and Cat's Cache are accepted at the Union Court. Cat's Cache is also accepted at many area businesses and restaurants.
Downtown Durham also includes a number of eateries that are open year-round.
Will the library be open?
Students enrolled in January Term courses will have access to the University’s award-winning Dimond Library and the four science and engineering libraries. Learn more at www.library.unh.edu.
Where is parking available?
Parking permits are available to purchase and may be used in commuter designated parking lots only.
Exceptions: If you have a student resident remote parking permit, you can move your vehicle to a core campus resident lot during the winter break.
For more information, please contact Parking Services at 603-862-1010 or visit them online at www.unh.edu/transportation
What happens in the case of curtailed operations?
Inclement weather/Curtailed operations: If you are taking a January term class that meets on-campus, be sure to check the UNH Storm Information Line (603-862-0000) for information on curtailed operations during inclement weather. If you are taking a January term class on-line, curtailed operations does not apply and your course activities will continue as scheduled.