Thanksgiving Break Residence Closing Information

In recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the residence halls will officially closing for Thanksgiving Break.

Residence Halls close: 6 pm on Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Residence Halls reopen: 12:00 Noon on Sunday, November 30, 2014

Residence Halls consist of Loftus, South, Conese, East, and Rice Halls, as well as the Eastchester Apartments and all houses.

All students must leave the residential living areas by 6 pm on Tuesday, November 25th.

Before you leave for Thanksgiving break you must do the following:

  • leave room clean
  • empty all trash
  • lock doors
  • lock windows
  • pull all shades down/close blinds
  • turn all lights off
  • turn the heat off
  • leave your sink empty
  • take home all important medications
  • take home all valuable possessions

Please take everything that you will need over the break, as your room will not be accessible while the College is closed.

Residential students who:

  • need to stay late
  • need to stay for the entire break
  • need to return early
must click on the link below to submit a request. Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee you may stay or return early. If you are approved, you will receive an e-mail from Rosemary Genao, RHD of Operations ( with this information. Requests to stay/ extend your stay  or return early must be submitted via this form no later than Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Submit Your Thanksgiving Break Request Here

Please note that students wishing to stay for non-Iona commitments will be charged a fee of $40 per night. This does not include international or long-distance students.The fee can be paid cash or check in the Residential Life Office located in LaPenta (2nd floor).

Any student who remains in the residence halls, apartments or houses after 6:00pm on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 without approval  from Rosemary Genao (  are in violation of policy  and are subject to disciplinary action.


  • All halls, apartments and houses are closing for Thanksgiving break on: Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 6pm
  • Requests to stay past 6pm on Tuesday, November 25th must be submitted by: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 5:00pm
  • All halls,apartments and houses will reopen: Sunday, November 30th  at 12:00 noon