Opening and Closing Dates

Residence Halls open or close as indicated below.

2019-20 Academic Year

  • Circle Apartment Opening: 9:00 a.m., Sunday, August 18, 2019
  • Fall Opening for First Year Students: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., in the A&E Center
    • 4:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m., in the Eastman Area Office or Terrace 7 Area Office
  • Fall Opening for Transfer and Returning Students: Sunday, August 25, 2019
    • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., in the A&E Center
    • 4:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m., in the Eastman Area Office or Terrace 7 Area Office
    • If you anticipate arriving to campus outside of this time-frame, you may arrive on or after New Student Check-in (August 20, 2019) without additional approval. Students may not check in prior to August 20th without prior approval from the Office of Residential Life.
  • Thanksgiving Break Housing Begins: 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break Housing Ends: 12:00 noon, Sunday, December 1, 2019
  • Fall Semester Closing: 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019
  • Winter Break Housing Begins: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020
  • Spring Semester Opening: 9:00 a.m., Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Spring Break Housing Begins: 12:00 noon, Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • Spring Break Housing Ends: 12:00 noon, Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Spring Semester Closing: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 9, 2020
  • Commencement Closing: 12:00 noon, Monday, May 18, 2020
  • Circle Apartment Closing: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020