Important Dates: Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

JUNE

FRIDAY, JUNE 14: Fall 2019 meal plan change deadline. Meal plan change forms are available outside the Office of Residence Life or by online download.
Students can change meal plans for the upcoming fall 2019 semester. Interested students must fill out a Meal Change Request form and turn it in to the Director of Residence Life no later than June 14.


JULY

MONDAY, JULY 1: Deadline for new students to request a roommate and submit the Housing Application in order to view their housing assignment on myDC portal on July 15.

MONDAY, JULY 15: First round of housing assignments available on myDC.
Students who have signed up for orientation and filled out the Housing Application will be able to view their room assignment and roommate information for the fall.


AUGUST

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1: Deadline for new students to submit the Housing Application in order to view housing assignment on myDC portal on August 8.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8: Second round of housing assignments available on myDC.
Students who have signed up for orientation and filled out the Housing Application will be able to view their room assignment and roommate information for the fall.
NOTE: After August 8, housing assignments will be posted on a weekly basis to myDC or as students signup for orientation.

MOVE-IN DATES

Anyone who checks in early or not at their scheduled time will be charged an early check-in fee. If you wish to move in early, please contact the Office of Residence Life.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

RAs check-in with hall director (9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

Football and football athletic trainers check-in at Whitney Hall (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15
Fall sports (volleyball, soccer, cross country, women's tennis) check-in at Whitney Hall (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18
Women's golf & cheerleading check-in at Whitney Hall (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20
Band members move in (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

First years move into McReynolds Hall (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Upperclassmen move into Whitney Hall (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)


SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER 9 - 20: Room changes and consolidation

  • All students without roommates during the roommate consolidation period will be asked to room with other students that do not have roommates.

  • This is the designated time period for students to openly switch roommates and rooms without a formal room change/roommate mediation process.

  • A Room Change form will be available through your Hall Director. Anyone who changes rooms without the Hall Director's explicit consent will be instructed to move back or be fined.

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15: Spring 2020 meal plan change deadline. Meal plan change forms are available outside the Office of Residence Life or by online download.
Students can switch meal plans for the spring 2020 semester. Interested students must fill out a Meal Plan Change Request form and turn it in to the Director of Residence Life no later than November 15.

HALL CLOSING DATES

Winter Break is the only time during fall semester the residence halls are closed.

  • Residence halls will close for Winter Break at noon on Saturday, December 7, 2019, and re-open on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at noon.
  • Students living on campus are asked to leave for break 24 hours after their last final exam.
  • Students that wish to remain in the halls during the break must fill out an Occupancy Agreement with the Office of Residence Life. These forms are available 2 weeks prior to the break and due 2 days before break begins.

JANUARY - FEBRUARY

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12: Residence halls re-open at noon.

RA INFORMATION SESSIONS (plan to attend one session if interested in being an RA)

  • Tuesday, January 21, at 1:00 p.m. in the Hubbard conference room
  • Wednesday, January 22, at 9:00 p.m. in the McReynolds lobby
  • Thursday, January 23, at 9:00 p.m. in the Whitney lobby
  • Friday, January 24, at 3:30 p.m. in the Hubbard conference room

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24: New/Re-hire RA Applications available

JANUARY 27 - FEBRUARY 7: Room consolidation

  • All students without roommates during the roommate consolidation period will be asked to room with other students that do not have roommates.

  • This is the designated time period for students to openly switch roommates and rooms without a formal room change/roommate mediation process.

  • A Room Change form will be available through your Hall Director. Anyone who changes rooms without the Hall Director's explicit consent will be instructed to move back or be fined.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31: New/Re-hire Applications due to the Office of Residence Life by 3:00 p.m.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2: RA Carousel in Serrick Campus Center (12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3 - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4: RA re-hire interviews

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7: RA professional interviews

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12: RA selection notification

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14: RA acceptance deadline

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Apartment and 20 College Place applications available in the Office of Residence Life

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24: Apartment and 20 College Place applications due to the Office of Residence Life

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26: 20 College Place license agreements due to the Office of Residence Life

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28: Apartment license agreements due to the Office of Residence Life


MARCH

HALL CLOSING DATES

Spring Break is the only time during spring semester the residence halls are closed.

  • Residence halls will close for Spring Break at noon on Saturday, March 2, 2020, and re-open on Sunday, March 10, 2020, at noon.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22: Housing Lottery (7:00 p.m.). Seniors are excused from this event.


APRIL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15: Summer Housing available in the Office of Residence Life at noon


MAY

FRIDAY, MAY 8: Residence halls close for Summer Break at noon

SATURDAY, MAY 9: Graduates move out of residence halls by 6:00 p.m.