2019-2020 Residential Calendar

Room Selection for 2020-2021 has been postponed. All students will be emailed an updated selection timeline after March 27, 2020.

Schedule for Room Access and Dining

The move-in date for Fall 2019 Semester is Sunday, September 1


August Room Key distribution times and Building Access information
Thursday, August 22 Residence Life Staff returns for training and orientation
Monday, August 26 First Year Students move into housing
Tuesday, August 27 New Student Orientation begins
Thursday, August 29 First Year Students leave for AESOP trips
Sunday, September 1 Upper-class Students return to campus (Board plan begins with dinner on Sep. 2)
Wednesday, September 4 Classes begin, Fall Semester
October 16-20 Fall Recess (Residences remain open; limited meals provided*)
November 2-8 Registration for Winter Semester
November 23-December 1 Thanksgiving Recess Residences remain open; board plan ends with dinner on Nov. 22 and resumes with dinner on Dec. 1*)
Friday, December 6 Fall Semester classes end at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 10 Final Examinations begin
Saturday, December 14 Final Examinations end** (Board plan ends with dinner on Dec. 14*)
Sunday, December 15 Residences close at 5:00 p.m.


January Room Key distribution times and Building Access information
Saturday, January 11 Residence Halls officially open (Board plan begins with dinner on Sunday, Jan. 12)
Monday, January 13 Winter Semester classes begin
Mid-January Upperclass Room Selection Process begins for Fall 2020. See Room Selection Dates for appropriate deadlines.
Saturday, February 15-23 Winter Recess (Residences remain open. Board plan ends with dinner on Feb. 14 and resumes with dinner on Feb. 23*)
Friday, April 10 Classes end, Winter Semester
Tuesday, April 14 Final Examinations begin
Saturday, April 18 Final Examinations end** (Board plan ends with dinner on April 18*)
Sunday, April 19 Residences close at 5:00 p.m. (Students staying for Short Term may remain in residence during the break)


April Room Key distribution times and Building Access information
Sunday, April 26 Residence Halls open at 8:00 a.m. (Board plan begins with dinner.)
Monday, April 27 Classes begin, Short Term
Friday, May 29 Classes end, Short Term (Board plan ends with dinner.)
Saturday, May 30 Residence Halls close for non-seniors at 5:00 p.m.
Friday – Sunday, May 29-31 Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 31 Senior residences close at 5:00 p.m.
  • *Note: Limited meals are served over each break period. Please refer to the Dining, Conferences and Campus Events website for exact details.
  • **Reminder: Final examinations cannot be rescheduled to accommodate the travel plans of students. Excused absences are not granted for travel.
  • Visit our section on March Room Selection Information for pertinent dates and deadlines regarding the room selection process and applications for the next academic year.
  • If you will be studying abroad, please take special note of pertinent dates and deadlines.