Residential Calendar

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2022-2023
August 2022
Monday, August 22 – Sunday, August 28Fall pre-season athletes arrive on campus. Please check with your coach for exact dates.
Tuesday, August 23 – Saturday, August 27Student orientation leaders (OWLs, AESOP, JARCs, etc.) arrive on-campus. Please check with your individual programs for exact dates.
Saturday, August 27 – Sunday, August 28Bobcat First! arrival
New international student arrival
Wednesday, August 31All first-year students arrive
(Class of 2026 and transfer students)
Wednesday, August 31-
Tuesday, September 6
First-year orientation
September 2022
Saturday, September 3-
Sunday, September 4
All first-year students on AESOP
Sunday, September 4-
Tuesday, September 6
Arrival for returning students
Monday, September 5The board plan for returning students begins with dinner
Wednesday, Sept 7Classes begin, fall semester
October 2022
Wednesday, October 19- Sunday, October 23Fall recess
Residences remain open
(Board plan; limited meals provided* 10/19-10/22)
November 2022
Saturday, November 19-Sunday, November 27Thanksgiving Recess
(Residences remain open; board plan ends with dinner on Nov. 18 and resumes with dinner on Nov. 27*)
December 2022
Friday, December 9Classes end, fall semester
Tuesday, December 13- Monday, December 19Final exams
Monday, December 19The board plan ends with dinner
Tuesday, December 20Residences close at 5:00 pm
*Brunch and dinner only
January 2023
Sunday, January 8-
Tuesday, January 10
Arrival for winter 2023
Residence Halls officially open
(Board plan begins with dinner on Sunday, Jan. 8)
Wednesday, January 11Classes begin, winter semester
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes
(Board plan remains the same)
February 2023
Throughout February 2023Hiring for Residence Life student staff for ’23-24
Saturday, February 18-
Sunday, February 26
Winter Recess 
Residences remain open
(Board plan ends with dinner on Feb. 17 and resumes with dinner on Feb. 26*)
March 2023
Wednesday, March 22- Sunday, March 26Spring recess
Residences remain open
(Board plan; limited meals provided*)
April 2023
Friday, April 14Classes end, winter semester
Tuesday, April 18- Monday, April 24Final Exams
Tuesday, April 25Residences close at 5:00 p.m. for students not remaining on campus for Short Term
Tuesday, April 25-
Sunday, April 30
April recess
Residences remain open for students staying for Short Term
(Board plan; limited meals provided*)
May 2023
Monday, May 1Classes begin, Short Term
Wednesday, May 24Classes end, Short Term
Thursday, May 25Residences close at 5:00 pm for non-seniors

Board plan ends with lunch
Friday, May 26-Sunday, May 28Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 28Commencement
Residences close at 5:00 p.m. for seniors
*Brunch and dinner only
2021-2022
August 2021
Saturday, August 21-
Monday, August 23
Student orientation leaders (OWLs, AESOP, JARCs, etc.) arrive on-campus. Please check with your individual programs for exact dates
Sunday, August 22Bobcat First! arrival
New international student arrival
Monday, August 23Fall sports arrival
International Circle orientation begins
Thursday, August 26All first-year students arrive
(Class of 2025 and transfer students)
Thursday, August 26-
Tuesday, August 31
First-year orientation, including AESOP
Sunday, August 29- Tuesday, August 31The remaining upper-class students (international and domestic) return to campus over a three-day period. Sign-ups for arrival testing will be available over the summer.
Monday, August 30The board plan for returning students begins with dinner
September 2021
Wednesday, Sept 1Classes begin, fall semester
October 2021
Friday, October 15- Sunday, October 17Fall recess
Residences remain open
(Board plan; limited meals provided*)
November 2021
Saturday, November 20-Sunday, November 28Thanksgiving Recess
(Residences remain open; board plan ends with dinner on Nov. 19 and resumes with dinner on Nov. 28*)
December 2021
Friday, December 3Classes end, fall semester
Tuesday, December 7- Monday, December 13Final exams
Monday, December 13The board plan ends with dinner
Tuesday, December 14 Residences close at 5:00 pm
January 2022
Sunday, January 9Arrival for winter 2021
Residence Halls officially open
(Board plan begins with dinner on Sunday, Jan. 9)
Wednesday, January 12Classes begin, winter semester
Monday, January 17Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes
(Board plan remains the same)
February 2022
Throughout February 2021Hiring for Residence Life student staff for ’22-23
Saturday, February 19-
Sunday, February 27
Winter Recess 
Residences remain open
(Board plan ends with dinner on Feb. 18 and resumes with dinner on Feb. 27*)
March 2022
Wednesday, March 23- Sunday, March 27Spring recess
Residences remain open
(Board plan; limited meals provided*)
April 2022
Friday, April 15Classes end, winter semester
Tuesday, April 19- Monday, April 25Final Exams
Tuesday, April 26Residences close at 5:00 p.m. for students not remaining on campus for Short Term
Tuesday, April 26- May 1April recess
Residences remain open for students staying for Short Term
(Board plan; limited meals provided*)
May 2022
Monday, May 2Classes begin, Short Term
Wednesday, May 25Classes end, Short Term
Thursday, May 26Residences close at 5:00 pm for non-seniors
(board plan ends with lunch on May 26)
Friday, May 27-Sunday, May 29Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 29Commencement
Residences close at 5:00 p.m. for seniors
*Brunch and dinner only


All dates subject to change by the Office of Residence Life and Health Education.