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Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2018

Aug. 19 Opening day for new students 8 a.m.
Aug. 20 Opening day for returning students 8 a.m.
Aug. 22 First day of classes
Sept. 3 Labor Day – no classes; halls remain open
Sept. 5 Wait list for room changes begins
Sept. 10-11 Rosh Hashanah – no classes; halls remain open
Sept. 19 Yom Kippur – no classes; halls remain open
Sept. 28-30 Family Weekend
Oct. 5-7 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
Oct. 11-14 Fall break – no classes; halls remain open
Oct. 18 Housing portal opens for students to sign housing license, apply for learning communities, and form groups.
Students who complete a housing application by Nov. 1 receive 15 Priority Points.
Nov. 16 Last day for eligible students to submit a cancellation request form
for spring 2019 without incurring a $200 late cancellation charge
Nov. 21-25 Thanksgiving Break – halls close at 11 a.m. and re-open at 2 p.m. Nov. 25;
classes resume Nov. 26
Nov. 30 Last day to move for fall 2018
Dec. 7 Last day of classes
Dec. 10-14 Final exams
Dec. 15 Residence halls close at 11 a.m.
Dec. 18-Jan. 14 Housing Sign-up Process for Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Jan. 20 Residence halls open at 2 p.m.
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes,
halls remain open
Jan. 22 Classes begin
Feb. 4 Wait list for spring 2019 room changes begin
Feb. 11-22 Room Selection for 2019-2020
Feb. 25-May 18 Online room change process for 2019-2020
March 7 Housing cancellation deadline 2019-2020
March 16-24 Spring break – halls close at 11 a.m. and re-open at 2 p.m. March 24;
classes resume March 25
April 19 Easter/Passover – no classes; halls remain open
April 26 Passover – classes dismiss at 1 p.m.;
halls remain open
April 28 Last day to move for Spring 2019
May 10 Last day of classes
May 13-17 Final exams
Residents must vacate room 24 hours after their last exam or by 10 a.m. May 18,
whichever comes first
May 17-19 Commencement Ceremonies
May 20 Residence Halls close for graduating seniors at 10 a.m.

Last Updated: 9/24/18