Thanksgiving Break Info for Students

November 6, 2018
See below for details related to important dates, residence hall procedures, transportation, and more.

Thanksgiving Break 2018

Important Dates

Classes end on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at 9:50 p.m. for Thanksgiving break and resume on Monday, Nov. 26 at 8:00 a.m. All residence halls will remain open during break at no additional cost to students who wish to stay on campus.

Although the Residence Halls will remain open during Thanksgiving break, the Office of Residence Life and the Office of Campus Safety need to be aware of who is staying on campus during the break.

Registration

If you plan to remain on campus during all or any portion of the Thanksgiving Break, you must register online here .

REGISTER ONLINE HERE >>

If you plan to leave before the end of the day on Tuesday, Nov. 20, you do not need to register. If you will be returning to campus on Sunday, you do not need to register.
All registrations are due by Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

If you are leaving campus during Thanksgiving break, please remember to:

  1. Close your windows and draw your shades if in a first-floor room.
  2. Unplug all appliances, including your alarm clocks. Your refrigerator may remain plugged in.
  3. Empty trash in your room.
  4. Remove/store all perishable food that roaches or other pests could get to.
  5. Turn off all lights and lock your door behind you.

Dining Hall Info

Please note that dining services will be closed for the duration of Thanksgiving break. 

The last meal served in the dining hall prior to the break is dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The first meal served in the dining hall after the break is dinner on Sunday, Nov. 25, which begins at 5:00 p.m.

If you have questions about dining services during the break, please contact the Wells Dining Services staff at hallmarkdining@wells.edu, visit the website at wells.hallmarkdining.com, or inquire at the dining hall in person.

Transportation

Please follow the link below to request transportation services. When completing the form, please select the location, date and time from the list below, that you would like to be picked up. The locations, dates and times are limited to those listed below:

Departure Dates: Monday, Nov. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

The following times are when the shuttle leaves Wells College each day for departures.

  • Ithaca Bus/Airport: 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 4:30 p.m.
  • Syracuse Bus/Airport: 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 4:30 p.m.
  • Rochester Airport: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Arrival back from break: Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

The following times are when the shuttle leaves from Wells College on Nov. 25 to pick up arrivals at the following locations:

  • Ithaca Bus/Airport: 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
  • Syracuse Bus/Airport: 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Rochester Airport: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Please schedule your arrival to these locations as close to the departure time of the shuttle.  The shuttle will not be waiting at the airport/bus station for arrivals -- it will pick up students who are already at the location and then leave. 

Click Here to Request Thanksgiving Break Transportation >>

(You must be logged into the Globe to access the above link.) 

The deadline to request transportation is Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Any transportation request outside of the posted dates and times will be denied. Failure to schedule transportation by the deadline, or showing up without a reservation, will result in a fine and/or suspension of transportation services for the rest of the semester!

If you have any questions about Thanksgiving break, please contact your resident advisor, or contact the Office of Residence Life at eburt@wells.edu

 

 

 

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