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Opening Dates and Breaks

Find out when the residence halls open and close throughout the academic year.

Fall Semester

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Residence Halls OPEN - First Year Students

Times and check in locations are posted on ResLife Online with your room assignment.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - Labor Day

Residence Halls OPEN - Transfer, Returning, and Readmitted Students

Check-in for transfer students will occur from 8 a.m. - noon. Check-in locations are posted on ResLife Online with your room assignment.

Check-in for returning and readmitted students will occur from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Locations are posted on ResLife Online.

Tuesday, November 26 - Sunday, December 1, 2019

Residence Halls CLOSE - Thanksgiving Break

Halls close Tuesday at 6 p.m. and reopen Sunday at 8 a.m

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Residence Halls CLOSE - Semester Ends

Halls close at 6 p.m. Students are expected to leave within 24 hours of their last final exam


Spring Semester

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Residence Halls OPEN - All Students

Halls open at 8 a.m.

Friday, February 28 - Sunday, March 8, 2020

Residence Halls CLOSE - Spring Break

Halls close Friday at 6 p.m. and reopen Sunday at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, April 8 - Sunday, April 12, 2020

Residence Halls CLOSE - Easter Recess

Halls close Wednesday at 6 p.m. and reopen Sunday at 8 a.m.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Residence Halls CLOSE - Semester Ends

Halls close at 6 p.m. Students are expected to leave within 24 hours of their last final exam. Graduating seniors who are approved for Senior Week may stay until 6 p.m., Saturday, May 9, 2020.

For more information about break housing, refer to the Break Housing Policy.