Important Housing Dates

View the housing contract process timeline to learn important dates related to requesting a HFS Contract for on-campus housing.

Important Dates

 

Date

Information

Summer 2017

August 12

Summer Session Ends: University housing CLOSES on Saturday 8/12 at noon. ALL STUDENTS MUST CHECK-OUT.

Fall 2017

August 18

Fall Arrival: first-year students 

Fall 2017

August 19

Fall Arrival: first-year students

Fall 2017

August 19-20

Fall Arrival: upper-class students

Fall 2017

September 4

Labor Day Holiday - no classes. University housing open

Fall 2017

October 13-15

Information Session for Parents and Families about Housing Options for the 2018-2019 academic year. Attend a sessions to learn more about the housing process. Or visit us during the Housing Fair on Sunday.

Fall 2017

October 15

Housing Fair for the 2018-2019 academic year

Fall 2017

November 19

Fall Break: University housing CLOSES on Sunday 11/19 at 10:00 a.m. All students, except those with a Break Access/Holiday Housing HFS Contract, must vacate the residence halls (belongings can remain).

Fall 2017

November 20-24

Fall Break: no classes

Fall 2017

November 26

Fall Break: University housing OPENS on Sunday 11/26 at 10:00 a.m. NO Early Arrivals.

Fall 2017

December 8

Deadline to change fall 2017 Campus Meal Plan is 12/8 at noon

Fall 2017

December 16

Semester End: University housing CLOSES Saturday 12/16 at 4:00 p.m. All students, except those with a Break Access/Holiday Housing HFS Contract, must vacate. Belongings may remain in room, unless checking out or moving to a new room for spring semester.

Spring 2018

January 6

Spring Semester: University housing OPENS on Saturday 1/6 at 8:00 a.m.; NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted

Spring 2018

January 8

Spring Semester: classes begin

Spring 2018

January 15

Martin Luther King Day: no classes; University housing open

Spring 2018

January 27

Housing Fair for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Spring 2018

March 3

Spring Break: University housing CLOSES Saturday 3/3 at noon. All students, except those with a Break Access/Holiday Housing Contract, must vacate.

Spring 2018

March 5-9

Spring Break: no classes, University housing closed

Spring 2018

March 11

Spring Break: University housing OPENS on Sunday 3/11 at 10:00 a.m. NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted

2018-2019

April 13

Deadline for upper-class students to self-select room assignment OR indicate housing preferences is 4/13 at noon

Spring 2018

April 27

Deadline to change spring 2018 Campus Meal Plan is 4/27 at noon

Spring 2018

April 30-May 4

Finals Week

Spring 2018

May 5

Spring Semester Ends:  Beaver Hall, McKean Hall, Miller Hall and Pennypacker Hall CLOSE on Saturday 5/5 at 4:00 p.m.  All students in Beaver and Miller must be checked out before 4:00 p.m.

Spring 2018

May 6

Spring Semester Ends:  University housing CLOSES Sunday 5/6 at 4:00 p.m.  ALL STUDENTS MUST CHECK-OUT before 4:00 p.m.

NOTE:  students in Beaver and Miller Halls must check-out on SATURDAY 5/5 by 4:00 p.m.

Summer 2018

May 6

Maymester check-in begins at NOON

Summer 2018

May 8

Summer Session I assignments posted in eLiving at 9:00 a.m.

2018-2019 May 15

Deadline for first-year students to indicate housing preferences  is 5/15 at noon

Summer 2018 May 13

Summer Session I check-in 
NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted

2018-2019 May 31 Deadline to process a HFS Contract Transfer of Obligation for fall 2018-spring 2019
Summer 2018 June 11 Summer Session II assignments posted in eLiving at 9:00 a.m.
Summer 2018 June 24 Summer Session II check-in 
NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted