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Spring weekend begins Thursday at UConn

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STORRS, CT (WFSB) -

State, Mansfield and UConn police were preparing annual spring weekend festivities that begin on Thursday.

Over the last few years, the university has eliminated all non-student-related events at the Storrs campus during the weekend.

However, several student-run events are planned including an outdoor movie on Thursday evening and a suicide prevention fair on Saturday.

The following restrictions have been put in place for the weekend:

  • No guests in dorms
  • No guest in dining halls
  • Parking restrictions
  • Monitoring cars on campus
  • DUI spot checks
  • Visitors must wear wristband

"Any spring weekend of old will not happen again," said officer Hans Rhynhart of the UConn police. "OK if you are coming for a planned university event, but don't come up looking to find a party."

Rhynhart added the goal is restricting influx of non-students.

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