Residence Life & Student Housing


Date are subject to change in response to changes in the University Calendar.  For a listing of all University dates, including important academic-related dates, please consult the Official University Academic Calendar. For a list of daily events, visit the University Events Calendar.

Fall Semester 2019

August 2019

Thursday, August 22:  Stampede check-in opens at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, August 24: Residential Commons officially open at 9:00 a.m.

Monday, August 26: Fall semester classes begin

September 2019

Monday, September 2: Labor Day, University Holiday

October 2019

Friday-Saturday, October 4-5:  Family Weekend

Monday-Tuesday, October 14-15:  Residential Commons remain open

November 2019

Friday-Saturday, November 8-9:  Homecoming Weekend

Thursday-Friday November 27-29: University Holiday - Thanksgiving, Residential Commons remain open

December 2019

Thursday, December 19: Residential Commons officially close at 10:00 a.m. for Winter Break

Sunday, December 22:  Graduating Seniors check out by 10:00 a.m.

Residential Commons are Closed for Winter Break.
Students needing accommodation must register with RLSH.

Spring Semester 2020 


Sunday, January 5:  Residential Commons officially open at 9 a.m.

Monday, January 6:  Jan Term (optional for continuing students)

Thursday, January 9:  Move-in for new residents

Friday, January 10:  Orientation for Spring arrival students

Friday, January 17:  Spring semester first day of class

Monday, January 20:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, University Holiday


Reapplication and Room Selection housing for 2020-2021 begins


Spring Break, March 16-22, Residential Commons remain open (Dates tentative per University Academic calendar, subject to change)

Returning resident room Selection continues


Wednesday, May 13: Residential Commons officially close for non-graduating students

Sunday, May 17: Residential Commons officially close for graduating students

May 14- 29:  May Term housing (Spring residents only)


Updated 11/11/2019