Felicity plans to fly home for Thanksgiving, but then decides to stay on campus so that Julie will not have to be alone. Julie is not yet ready to face her parents, as she cannot bring herself to tell them about the rape. Ben learns that his parents don't want him to come home for the holiday. Elena visits her father, who irritates her by revealing his plans to have Thanksgiving dinner with his girlfriend. Tired of being ignored, she returns to the campus.
Noel entertains his visiting girlfriend, Hanna. He behaves very strangely around Felicity, and angers her by introducing her as one of the "kids" on his floor. Hanna announces that she may be moving to New York to enroll in a special music school. Noel agrees that it would be a good idea. Noel and a jealous Felicity have a confrontation in the bathroom. Ben catches them kissing. Hanna confesses that she has been seeing someone at Northwestern. Noel and Hanna decide to break up, but agree to remain friends.
Felicity's lovably eccentric boss, Javier, comes to the rescue after Felicity and Julie have trouble finding a turkey. Ben invites his roommate, Sean, to the festivities after learning that Sean had lied about being invited to his brother's annual Thanksgiving bash. Elena's father arrives at the dorm and apologizes for neglecting her.