Winter and Summer Break Housing Information

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Summer Break Housing

The Summer 2023 housing application is now available via your Housing Portal.

UAF students looking to study, work or play over summer break have the option to live on campus. 

To qualify for 2023 summer housing, you must:

  • stay a minimum of 42 consecutive nights AND
  • be a current Spring 2023 on-campus resident and/or enrolled in Fall 2023 classes, or be taking at least one summer credit.

Summer housing will take place in Wickersham. Summer 2023 assignments will begin after April 12, 2023. Please apply by April 10 for priority assignment. Super-singles will not be available and singles will be very limited.

  • Full Summer discounted rate:
    • Double: $3,464 full summer
    • Single: $3,871 full summer
  • Partial summer rates (42 night minimum) begin at: $1,428 ($34 per night) for a double and $1,596 ($38 per night) for a single.

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Winter Break Housing 2023

To qualify for Winter Break housing you must be a Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 resident.
Depending on resident demand, not all halls may be open for Winter Break. A temporary space will be provided in another hall if your Fall/Spring hall is not open for Winter Break.

Winter Break assignments will be released in early December.

If you cancel your winter break housing after December 8, 2023, your room changes will be refunded but you will be charged a $150.00 cancellation fee. Winter Break applications received after November 15, 2023, will be assessed a $50 late fee.

 Fall Cutler residents who are not staying for Spring 2023 semester, must move out by Sunday, December 17, 2023 by Noon.

 Fall Cutler residents who are continuing to the Spring term, are not charged for Winter Break.

The Winter Break rate is based on your room type regardless of hall:
  • Full break (December 17, 2023-January 12, 2024)
    • Double: $700
    • Single: $840
  • Half break (December 17, 2023-December 30, 2023) or (December 31, 2023-January 12, 2024):
    • Double: 350
    • Single: 420
If you would like to request to stay up to three nights after Fall ends or Spring begins. We ask that you complete an Exception to Housing Agreement form. Approved late stays or early arrivals will be charged $28-$34 per night plus a flat $100 fee. Winter break stays that extend beyond three days must apply for Winter Break Housing and be assessed full or half Winter Break fees.  

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Dining hours during breaks

Meal plans are not available over the Summer months. Some on-campus dining locations will be open with limited hours.

All dining locations accept cash and credit payment options. 

Please direct all meal plan questions to Dining Services at 907-474-6661 or email

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Community Guidelines

All students residing on campus are expected to abide by the University of Alaska Fairbanks community guidelines, available in the Student Handbook.

During this low-occupancy period, the Department of Residence Life urges all students, as always, to be mindful of their environment and always lock their doors.