Permission To Stay Late

Request Permission to Stay Late will be available on April 22nd.

The Permission To Stay Late Application will be available here from April 22nd through May 8th.

Residence Halls will close for Spring 2019 on Thursday, May 9th at 8:00pm.  In situations where students have a specific reason, they can request Permission to Stay through May 12th at 10:00am.  Graduating Seniors and Commencement Volunteers are automatically approved for permission to stay late and will receive an email by the morning of April 22nd confirming their status. 

All other students can submit a Permission To Stay Request, which will become available on this website on April 22nd and will be reviewed on an individual basis.  Please note that our office is only able to approve permission to stay requests in specific situations.  A list of commonly approved reasons and the materials required is listed below.  A list of reasons that will not be approved is also listed below.  Please make arrangements for bus tickets and rides in order to vacate by May 9th at 8:00pm unless you are approved for Permission to stay.  Students who submit a permission to stay request will receive a response within 2 business days.

This information is being made available now to give students significant time to plan for their departure.  Flights that were scheduled prior to this information became available will be taken into consideration when reviewing Permission to Stay requests.

Automatically Approved
Students projected to graduate for Spring 2019, Summer 2019 or Fall 2019
Students approved by a college or department as a Commencement Volunteer

Commonly Approved Reasons
Sibling Graduating
In the comment box, please include the name and student ID of your sibling

International Flight Issues
In the comment box, please include the airline and flight number with scheduled departure time. Also, students will be required to attach a .pdf or .jpeg of their flight itinerary to the Permission to Stay application.  

Participating in a Five-College Course that ends after May 9th
In the comment box, please include the campus and class information.  Also, students will be required to attach a .pdf or .jpeg of their class or finals schedule to the Permission to Stay application.

Commonly Declined Reasons
Finals Scheduled for May 9th
Friend/Relative that is not a sibling who is graduating
Ride/Bus Issues not involving a flight