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Opening and Closing Dates

Residence Hall Opening & Closing Dates


Spring Semester Opening

University residence halls open – Saturday, January 11, 2020 at noon

Spring Recess

University residence halls close – Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

University residence halls reopen – Sunday, March 22, 2020 at noon

Move Out/Closing

University residence halls close – Saturday, May 9, 2020 at noon

FALL 2020/Spring 2021;


Move-in will begin Saturday, August 8 and continue through Saturday, August 15, with the exception of Sunday, August 9. Additional information will be available by July 6. 

Planning is underway for events during Fall and Spring Semesters, including Thanksgiving RecessFall Semester ClosingSpring Semester Opening, Spring Recess and Move Out/Closing. 
Details will be posted as they are available. 

** All students are expected to vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam or on the  times and dates indicated above (whichever comes first). If you anticipate difficulty meeting  the  departure time due to travel schedules, you must contact your Residence Hall Coordinator no later than one week prior to the closing date to see if alternate arrangements can be made.