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Spring Break at Home

To keep our community safe, we won’t be spending spring break at resorts or in big crowds, but there are still plenty of ways to unplug and unwind. These spring break activities will help you get outside, decompress and stay connected with friends and family virtually instead of traveling.

Lincoln Memorial lit up at night

Have No FOMO

Hoyas have been staying home throughout the pandemic, and spring break is no exception. Check out how other Hoyas are spending their spring breaks at home. If you’re already in the District, there are plenty of ways to safely explore the city.

Abby (NHS’23) documents some safe spring break ideas.

Zehra (C’24) shares some of her ideas for spring break at home.

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Take It Outside

Spending time in and around nature has been shown to enhance your mood and contribute to better overall health and well-being. No matter where you’re spending spring break, try hiking, kayaking, walking or biking.

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Coloring Books

Decompress with some coloring books. Print them out and break out the crayons, or download them to your phone and get to doodling.

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Religious Services

Socially distant but spiritually connected, the University will live stream Holy Week services, Passover seder and regular weekly religious services.

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Virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

The 2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival will take place from March 20-April 11 and include both virtual and in-person elements.