Vacation Periods and Travel Information

All residence halls are closed during Thanksgiving, winter, spring and Easter break, and students are expected to vacate their residence hall by the specified closing. Only students who submit a request through the Office of Residence Life will be considered for approval to stay on campus during break periods.

2017-2018 Vacation Periods

  • Thanksgiving break: Residence halls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 and reopen at noon Sunday, Nov. 26
  • Winter break: Residence halls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 and reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14
  • Spring break: Residence halls close at 8 p.m. Friday, March 9 and reopen at noon Sunday, March 18
  • Easter break: Residence halls close at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 and reopen at noon Monday, April 2

Travel Information

Travel sources and accommodations in and around Newport include:

  • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA): Offers bus and trolley services around the city of Newport and throughout the state of Rhode Island. Students ride for free when they present their Salve Regina ID.
  • Gateway Center: Offers bus services such as Peter Pan and Megabus along with airport shuttles. Located in downtown Newport.
  • Amtrak: Stations are located in Kingston and Providence. Both stations are on the RIPTA bus route.