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Click the correct tab below for the semester dates you are seeking. Dates may be adjusted to accommodate changes in the official University calendar

To learn about how to apply and sign an online contract, apply for scholarship halls, or choose your room and roommates, see the timeline.

Spring 2020
January 18 (Sa) Apartments, residence halls, and scholarship halls open at 8 am Dining plans begin – reduced dining hours
January 21 (Tu) Classes begin – full dining schedule
January 31 (F) Last day to change dining plan or cancel optional dining plan for spring semester
March 7 (Sa) Spring Break begins – reduced dining hours
March 16 (M) Full dining schedule resumes
May 8 (F) Stop Day – reduced dining hours
May 15 (F) Last day of final examinations
Residence halls close for semester at 8 pm* – dining centers close, evening
May 16 (Sa) Scholarship halls close at noon
May 17 (Su) Commencement (projected)
May 18 (M) Apartments close at 5 pm
Fall 2020
August 18 (Tu) Apartments open, 8 am
August 20 (Th) Residence halls and scholarship halls open, 8 am
[most first-year students, including Stouffer Place freshman, will move in this day]
August 20 (Th) Dining plans begin – reduced dining hours
August 24 (M) Classes begin – full dining schedule
September 4 (F) Last day to change dining plan or cancel optional dining plan for fall semester
September 7 (M) Labor Day holiday – reduced dining hours, halls open
October 10-13 (Sa-Tu) Fall Break – reduced dining hours, halls open
November 25 (W) Thanksgiving Break begins – reduced dining hours, halls open
November 30 (M) Full dining schedule resumes
December 11 (F) Stop Day – reduced dining hours
December 18 (F) Last day of final examinations
Residence halls close for Winter Break at 8 pm* – dining centers close, evening
Apartment residents approved for contract cancellation vacate by 8 pm
December 19 (Sa) Scholarship halls close at noon
Spring 2021
January 16 (Sa) Apartments, residence halls, and scholarship halls open at 8 am Dining plans begin – reduced dining hours
January 19 (Tu) Classes begin – full dining schedule
January 29 (F) Last day to change dining plan or cancel optional dining plan for spring semester
March 6 (Sa) Spring Break begins – reduced dining hours, halls open
March 15 (M) Full dining schedule resumes
May 7 (F) Stop Day – reduced dining hours
May 14 (F) Last day of final examinations
Residence halls close for semester at 8 pm* – dining centers close, evening
May 15 (Sa) Scholarship halls close at noon
May 16 (Su) Commencement (projected)
May 17 (M) Apartments close at 5 pm

* When there are unusual issues connected with final examination schedules, graduation, or other compelling circumstances, contact the Complex Director to discuss the possibility of a modified check-out arrangement.

Residents of the residence halls and scholarship halls who will be on campus during winter break may arrange housing at additional cost. Information will be available prior to break regarding cost and building details.


How to explore your housing choices

More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities