Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2016

Aug. 21 Opening Day for new students 8 a.m.
Aug. 22 Opening Day for returning students 8 a.m.
Aug. 25 First day of classes
Sept. 1 Wait list for room changes begins
Sept. 5 Labor Day – no classes; halls remain open
Sept. 16-18 Family Weekend
Sept. 23-25 Homecoming & Alumni Weekend
Oct. 3-4 Fall break/Rosh Hashanah – no classes; residence halls remain open
Oct. 12 LYom Kippur – no classes; halls remain open
Oct. 28 Room changes end for fall 2016
Nov. 8-10 Housing Sign-up 2017-2018 for Hillside and Susquehanna
Nov. 11-17 Housing Sign-up 2017-2018 for CIW, Dickinson, Hinman, Mountainview and Newing
Nov. 18 Last day to submit a cancellation request form for spring 2017 without incurring a $200 late cancellation charge
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Break – halls close at 2 p.m. and re-open at 2 p.m. Nov. 27; classes resume Nov. 28
Dec. 1 Last day to submit a request to move to a different room and/or community for the spring 2017 semester
Dec. 8 Last day of classes
Dec. 12-16 Final exams
Dec. 17 Last date all approved cancellations must vacate room and all approved spring 2017 room changes need to be completed. Residence halls close at 2 p.m.

Spring 2017

Jan. 15 Residence halls open at 2 p.m.
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes, halls remain open
Jan. 17 Classes begin, wait list for room changes resume
March 3 Winter break – halls close at 11 a.m. and re-open at 2 p.m. March 7, classes resume March 8
March 9 Housing cancellation deadline 2017-2018
April 8 Spring break/Passover/Easter – halls close at 11 a.m. and re-open at 2 p.m. April 17, classes resume April 18
April 28 Last day to move for Spring 2017
May 9 Last day of classes
May 11-12 Final exams
May 15-17 Final exams
May 12-18 Residents must vacate room 24 hours after their last exam
May 18-19 Senior Days
May 19-21 Commencement Ceremonies

Last Updated: 5/23/16