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Housing Calendar

General opening and closing times listed below primarily apply to the residence halls. Some Wall & Grand Apartments dates are provided as well. Evergreen Terrace and Elizabeth Apartments dates/times vary and are based on individual contracts. Residents of these areas should check with their area office for more information.

Visitors and guests should check current visitation guidelines before making plans to visit. Learn more here.

NOTE: DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

CALENDARS

Fall 2017

DATE EVENT
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16, 8am WALL & GRAND APTS and EVERGREEN TERRACE UNDERGRADUATE APARTMENTS OPEN for New and Returning Students
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16, Times Vary RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN for ALL New Students
THURSDAY, AUG. 17, Times Vary RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN for all Returning Students
MONDAY, AUG. 21 SEMESTER BEGINS
MONDAY, SEPT. 4 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 – SUNDAY, OCT. 1 SALUKI FAMILY WEEKEND
SATURDAY, OCT. 7 – TUESDAY, OCT. 10 FALL BREAK (Residence halls remain open with restricted visitation.)
MONDAY, OCT. 9 - SATURDAY, OCT. 14 HOMECOMING
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 22, 12noon RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Thanksgiving Break
SUNDAY, NOV. 26, 1pm RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, DEC. 11 – FRIDAY, DEC. 15 FINAL EXAMS
SATURDAY, DEC. 16 COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, DEC. 16, 2pm RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Winter Break

Spring 2018

DATE EVENT
SATURDAY, JAN. 13, 9am RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, JAN. 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HOLIDAY
TUESDAY, JAN. 16 SEMESTER BEGINS
SATURDAY, MAR. 10, 12noon RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Spring Break
SUNDAY, MAR. 18, 1pm RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, May 7 – FRIDAY, MAY 11 FINAL EXAMS
SATURDAY, MAY 12 COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2pm RESIDENCE HALLS, WALL & GRAND APARTMENTS, and EVERGREEN TERRACE UNDERGRADUATE APARTMENTS CLOSE

Summer 2018

DATE EVENT
SATURDAY, MAY 12 – FRIDAY, JUN. 8 INTERSESSION HOUSING for Students enrolled for Intersession classes OR who have a Spring AND Summer Housing Contract
MONDAY, MAY 28 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
SATURDAY, JUN. 9, 9am RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN for Students taking Summer classes
MONDAY, JUN. 11 SEMESTER BEGINS
WEDNESDAY, JUL. 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
THURSDAY, AUG. 2 – FRIDAY, AUG. 3 FINAL EXAMS
SATURDAY AUG. 4, 2pm RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Students taking Summer classes
SUNDAY, AUG. 5 – SATURDAY, AUG. 11* INTERSESSION HOUSING for Students with a Summer AND Fall Housing contract

*Students move from Intersession Housing to their Fall 2018 Housing assignment on Aug. 11. Additional instructions will be provided by Residence Life staff.

Fall 2018

DATE EVENT
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 8am WALL & GRAND APTS and EVERGREEN TERRACE UNDERGRADUATE APARTMENTS OPEN for New and Returning Students
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, Times Vary RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN for ALL New Students
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, Times Vary RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN for all Returning Students
MONDAY, AUG. 20 SEMESTER BEGINS
MONDAY, SEPT. 3 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPT. XX – SUNDAY, OCT. XX SALUKI FAMILY WEEKEND
MONDAY, OCT. XX - SATURDAY, OCT. XX HOMECOMING
SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 12noon RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Thanksgiving Break
SUNDAY, NOV. 25, 1pm RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, DEC. 10 – FRIDAY, DEC. 14 FINAL EXAMS
SATURDAY, DEC. 15 COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2pm RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Winter Break

Spring 2019

DATE EVENT
SATURDAY, JAN. 12, 9am RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, JAN. 14 SEMESTER BEGINS
TUESDAY, JAN. 21 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HOLIDAY
SATURDAY, MAR. 9, 12noon RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE for Spring Break
SUNDAY, MAR. 17, 1pm RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
MONDAY, May 6 – FRIDAY, MAY 10 FINAL EXAMS
SATURDAY, MAY 11 COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2pm RESIDENCE HALLS, WALL & GRAND APARTMENTS, and EVERGREEN TERRACE UNDERGRADUATE APARTMENTS CLOSE