quietly came and went at the this past weekend.
“This was really the Spring Weekend that wasn’t,” UConn Police Chief said in a statement Sunday.
Police reported six arrests over the course of the weekend, .
“Crowds were nonexistent and there was less activity on and around campus than we would have expected on a typical warm-weather weekend when classes are in session," O'Connor said. "The number of arrests made were also about what we would have expected for an average weekend. Things remained very quiet.”
Police made on the first night of Spring Weekend, Thursday, April 19, and one arrest each on , and .
Charges included marijuana, DUI and domestic offenses, according to police.
“It needs to be noted that the vast majority of problems that grew out of this event in the past were caused by thousands of non-students who came to Mansfield, not UConn students themselves," UConn President Susan Herbst said in a statement Sunday.
"We look forward to engaging in a discussion on campus about new, more positive end-of-semester student-centered traditions that can take the place of the ,” she said.
Officials credited the , which included banning non-students from dorms and dining halls, and restricted access to roads and parking lots on and around campus, with mitigating this year's crowds.
“The credit for this weekend passing quietly goes to UConn students, the exceptional efforts of UConn Public Safety and Student Affairs staff as well as to our partners in this effort: state and municipal police agencies, local landlords and the town of Mansfield,” Herbst said.
“Thanks to all involved, the weekend was uneventful and our campus, this community and our students remained safe,” she said.