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Staying in Residence Over the University Holiday Closure

Do you need to stay in residence past December 20, 2013?  Do you need to return to residence before January 4, 2014?  If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, then you need let us know!  The University will close at noon on December 24th–after that there will be no services available to students until it re-opens on January 2nd and only minimal services until January 4th. It is important we know who is in residence for your safety and security. Please e-mail reslife@queensu.ca by MONDAY, DECEMBER 16 and include in your e-mail:

  • Your full name (first and last)
  • Your student number
  • Your residence building and room number (If you live in Leonard Hall, please include East or West. If you live in Victoria Hall, please include your wing)
  • Your residence room telephone number
  • Your personal cell phone number
  • The dates you will be in residence between December 20, 2013 and January 4, 2014.

Once we have received your email, we will send you a confirmation of receipt.

If, however, you have made arrangements with Residence Life to stay in your residence room between Friday, December 20, 2013 and Saturday, January 4, 2014 please be aware of the following information:

Closures/Reduced Service
Queen’s University, including all residence offices and front desks, will be closed after noon Wednesday, December 24, 2013 and will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2014.

There will be minimal service during this holiday period including:
o    no custodial, office or front desk services
o    no food service (retail or dining hall)
o    vending machines will not be restocked
o    no mail/courier delivery
o    all buildings will be locked
o    no one will be available to respond to ResNet or ResTel inquiries or problems

Please see our website for the individual Dining Hall Hours during the holidays at http://dining.housing.queensu.ca/

Holiday Desk Hours

Waldron Tower’s front desk closes at noon on Monday, December 23 and Victoria Hall, Leggett Hall and Jean Royce Hall front desks close at noon on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.  All residence front desks will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 8 a.m. with reduced hours until Saturday, January 4, 2014.

Holiday Desk Hours–Dates and Times Open/Closed

Date Victoria Hall Jean Royce Hall Leggett Hall Waldron Tower
Friday, Dec. 20 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

12 am-8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8am-12pm

4pm-12am

Saturday, Dec. 21 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

ClosedClosed

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

Sunday, Dec. 22 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

12am-8am8am-4pm

4pm- 12am

ClosedClosed

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

Monday, Dec. 23 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8 am – 4 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 4 pm

Closed

Closed8am-12pm

Closed

Tuesday, Dec. 24 12 am – 8 am8 am – 12 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 12 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 12 pm

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

Wednesday, Dec. 25

to

Wednesday, Jan. 01

ClosedClosed

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

ClosedClosed

Closed

Thursday, Jan. 02 Closed8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8 am – 4 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 4 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 12 pm

Closed

Friday, Jan. 03 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8 am – 4 pm

Closed

Closed8 am – 12 pm

Closed

Saturday, Jan. 04All 4 residence desks will now operate regular desk hours beginning at 8 am. 12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

12 am – 8 am8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

Closed8 am – 4 pm

4 pm – 12 am

ClosedClosed

Closed

Please Note: This is subject to change and signs of operation will be posted at each desk.

Emergencies
Campus Security and the Emergency Report Centre will be staffed 24 hours a day during the holiday period.  A supervisor will be on duty and regular patrols will check all residences to ensure that all exterior doors are locked.
Emergency Phone Number: x36111
Non-Emergency Phone Number: x36733

Fire Alarms
In case of a fire alarm, exit your residence building immediately.  Our fire alarm systems are monitored 24 hours a day, so in the event of a fire or a false alarm, Campus Security and the Kingston Fire Department will respond immediately.  Do not re-enter your residence until the Fire Department or Campus Security has given the “all clear” signal.  Please be especially careful when cooking – do not leave your food unattended.

Health Problems
Health, Counseling and Disability Services will be closed during the holidays.   Nurses at Tele-health Ontario can respond to questions 24 hours a day at 1-866-797-0000.  For more serious medical concerns, go to Kingston General Hospital Emergency.
More information can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/hcds/hs/