Some resources for students and parents as we approach Winter Break!

With the halls closing for Winter Break on December 20th at 10 AM, Housing and Residence Life wants to provide some resources to our parents and students who will be experiencing the first long break of the academic year.

Students and their families have changed and grown since Move-In Day in August and it’s important to recognize that expectations may have changed.

Here are some useful articles to help our Pirates and Pirate families navigate Winter Break –

When college students come home, stress and tension can mount

Winter break means adjusting to life back home

College Students Returning Home for the Holidays

Holiday Survival Guide for College Students and Parents

5 Ways to Adjust to Winter Break


Christmas at the Hall 2017

Did you know that according to, SHU has the NUMBER 1 Christmas Celebration? This year, Seton Hall plans on continuing to remain on top! From the tree lighting, to the annual D.O.V.E toy drive and a few more surprises this year will be sure to amaze.  So, stop by, have some hot chocolate, sing some carols and join the SHU community as we get into the Christmas spirit!

Date/Time: December 5, 2017 at 5:45pm

Location: SHU Green



Residence Halls are now closed


The residence halls closed at 10am today for Winter Break.  If you didn’t register for break housing, you should be on your way home or to wherever you are going to spend break by now.  Our halls will reopen on Sunday, January 8th at 2pm.  Enjoy your break, Pirates!

Christmas at the Hall

It’s the most wonderful time of the year here at Seton Hall University! Tonight at 5:45pm, Seton Hall community members will come together for caroling, hot chocolate and of course The Annual Tree Lighting event! Seton Hall has been listed as having one of the best Christmas celebrations in NJ! Check out this article and see for yourself: Also that tonight’s event, DOVE will be collecting toys for their annual toy drive, if you bring a toy or a non-perishable food item you will receive a gift! The giving continues throughout the month with Seton Hall’s 12 Acts of Kindness, will you take on the challenge??