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Residence Hall Schedule

Important Dates for the 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Throughout the academic year, the University will celebrate holidays, occasionally have special events causing classes to be canceled, or close the residence halls for longer vacations. Please review the dates below to ensure that you are planning appropriately. Dates and times of residence hall closures are listed below. Any student who has not applied, and been approved, to remain on campus for these break periods will be asked to vacate the halls by the listed time.

Fall 2017 Semester Dates:

August 23 – Incoming Student Move-In Day

August 27 – Returning Student Move-In

August 28 – First Day of Classes & Campus Awakening

September 4 – Labor Day, University is Closed – Break housing application is not required

October 9 – Columbus Day, University is Closed – Break housing application is not required

November 22 – Thanksgiving Break Begins, University is Closed – Residence Halls Close at 12:00 PM

November 26 – Residence Halls Re-Open at 12:00 PM
** Please note that student ID cards will not be turned on until 12:00 PM and therefore early access to the residence halls will only be given to approved students.

December 11-15 – Final Exams
** Please note that the residence halls will observe 24/7 Quiet Hours beginning on Saturday, December 9, and ending on Saturday, December 16.

December 16 – Winter Break Begins, University is Closed – Residence Halls Close at 12:00 PM
** Please note that per the Student Guidebook, residents are asked to vacate the residence halls 24 hours after their final exam, unless otherwise approved.

Spring 2018 Semester Dates:

January 13 – New Incoming Student Move-In Day

January 14 – Residence Halls Open at 12:00 PM for Returning Students
** Please note that student ID cards will not be turned on until 12:00 PM and therefore early access to the residence halls will only be given to approved students.

January 15 – Martin Luther King Day, University is Closed – Break housing application is not required

January 16 – First Day of Classes

February 19 –President’s Day, University is Closed – Break housing application is not required

March 10 – Spring Break Begins, University is Closed - Residence Halls Close at 12:00 PM

March 18 – Residence Halls Re-Open at 12:00 PM
** Please note that student ID cards will not be turned on until 12:00 PM and therefore early access to the residence halls will only be given to approved students.

April 16 –Patriot’s Day, University is Open

April 30 - May 4 – Final Exams
** Please note that the residence halls will observe 24/7 Quiet Hours beginning on Saturday, April 28, and ending on Saturday, May 5.

May 6 – Summer Break Begins, University is Open - Residence Halls Close at 12:00 PM
** Please note that per the Student Guidebook, residents are asked to vacate the residence halls 24 hours after their final exam, unless otherwise approved.

May 6 – 12 – Senior Week
** Please note that all residential seniors may remain in their housing assignment for this week leading up to Commencement with no additional charges. No housing application is necessary.

May 13 – Residence Halls Close at 5:00 PM for all Seniors