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Important Dates

View the contract process timeline to learn important dates related to requesting a contract for on-campus housing.

Important Dates

Semester/Year Date Information
Fall 2017 August 19 Fall Arrival:  first-year students only
Fall 2017 August 20 Fall Arrival:  upper-class students
Fall 2017 August 21 Fall Semester:  classes begin
Fall 2017 September 4 Labor Day Holiday - no classes.  Univeristy housing open
Fall 2017 September 30 Deadline to purchase fall 2017 Commuter Meal Plan purchase is 9/30 at noon
Fall 2017 November 18 Fall Break:  University housign closes on Saturday 11/18 at noon.  All students must vacate the residence halls.  Belongings may remain in room.
Fall 2017 November 20-24 Fall Break:  no classes, University housing closed
Fall 2017 November 26 Fall Break:  University housing OPENS on Sunday 11/26 at 11:00 a.m.
Fall 2017 December 8 Deadline to change fall 2017 Campus Meal Plan is 12/8 at noon
Fall 2017 December 11-15 Finals Week
Fall 2017 December 16 Semester End: University housing CLOSES Saturday 12/16 at 2 p.m. All students must vacate. Belongings may remain in room, unless checking out or moving to a new room for spring semester.
Spring 2018 January 7 Spring Semester: University housing OPENS on Sunday 1/7 at 8:00 a.m.
Spring 2018 January 8 Spring Semester: classes begin
Spring 2018 January 15 Martin Luther King Day: no classes; University housing open
Spring 2018 February 28 Deadline to purchase spring 2018 Commuter Meal Plan is 2/28 at noon
Spring 2018 March 3 Spring Break: University housing CLOSES Saturday 3/3 at noon. All students must vacate. Belongings may remain in room.
Spring 2018 March 5-9 Spring Break: no classes, University housing closed
Spring 2018 March 11 Spring Break: University housing OPENS on Sunday 3/11 at 11:00 a. m.
Spring 2018 April 27 Deadline to change spring 2018 Campus Meal Plan is 4/27 at noon
Spring 2018 April 30-May 4 Finals Week
Spring 2018 May 5 Spring Semester Ends: University housing CLOSES Saturday 5/5 at 2:00 p.m. ALL STUDENTS MUST CHECK OUT before 2:00 p.m.