Here’s what’s open, closed on the Boston campus for winter break

A student walks in front of Hayden Hall on a snowy day. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

While campus life will quiet down during winter break, some uni­ver­sity ser­vices will remain open. Here are the hours of oper­a­tion for dining services, Snell Library, and more.

Dining ser­vices

Stetson West, and Outtakes will be closed from Friday, Dec. 13 to Monday, Jan. 6. International Village will also be closed starting Friday, Dec. 13, but will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2, at 11 a.m.

Levine Marketplace in Stetson East will remain open for most of the break, closed only on Christmas day. The operation hours vary depending on the week, so visit the North­eastern Dining web­site for a com­plete list of hours of operation.

Snell Library

Snell Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 and remain closed until Thursday, Jan. 2, when it will reopen at 8 a.m.

Here is the library’s complete winter break schedule.

Campus recre­ation

The Marino Center will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 and reopen at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2. Regular hours of operation—5 a.m. to 1 a.m.—will resume on the first day of spring classes, on Monday, Jan. 6.

The Badger and Rosen SquashBusters facility will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, but will otherwise be open over the winter break with varying hours. Visit the Campus Recreation web­site for a complete list of hours of operation.


For those looking for some­thing to do over the winter break, the Huskies have a couple of games on or around the Boston campus. 

On Sunday, Dec. 29, the women’s basketball team will travel to Boston University’s Case Gym at 2 p.m. to face off against the rival Terriers. Then, the women’s hockey team will host the University of Vermont on Monday, Dec. 30 at 4 p.m. at Matthews Arena. 

Curry Stu­dent Center

The Curry Student Center will be closed from Tuesday, Dec. 24 to Thursday, Jan. 2.

Res­i­dent Mail Services

ResMail, which is located in the lower level of 7 Speare Hall, and on 716 Columbus Ave., will be open on Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The mailrooms will also be open from Thursday, Dec. 26 to Saturday, Dec. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Regular hours of operation will resume on Jan. 2.

Housing and Residential Life

The Department of Housing and Residential Life, located in 4 Speare Commons, will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 25 to Wednesday, Jan. 1, with one exception: The office will be open on Saturday, Dec. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stu­dent Finan­cial Services

The office will be open on Dec. 27 and Dec. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The office will otherwise be closed for the winter break and return to its regular hours of operation on Jan. 2.

Northeastern’s global network

The university’s regional campuses in Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Silicon Valley, and Charlotte, North Carolina will be closed during the winter break.

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