2019-2020 RESIDENTIAL LIFE IMPORTANT DATES

August 2019
15         New student move in.  Learn more about move-in here.
16         Limited dining operations begin during meal times
18         Upper class student move in.  Learn more about move-in here.
21         All dining options begin regular hours of operation, Smith begins continuous operations.
21         Two-week housing freeze begins
21         First day of classes
September 2019
4           Last day to change meal plans
4           Two-week housing freeze ends
October 2019
           Dining operations close at 8pm
9-13       Mid-Semester Break (No classes, residential communities remain open)  
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13          Smith Dining operations resume continuous service
14          All dining options resume regular hours of operation
November 2019
1          Thanksgiving & winter break registration opens
                  Click here to register to stay over break
20         Last day to register for Thanksgiving break housing  
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22         Smith Dining operations end at 8pm, all other dining options end at 2pm.
23         Residential communities close at noon
23         Thanksgiving break begins at noon (no classes, residential communities closed)
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December 2019
1          Residential communities open at 9am
        Smith Dining operations resume continuous service at 4:30pm.  
1          Early housing application for 2020-2021 opens.  Learn more about early housing processes here.
2          Two-week housing freeze begins
2          All dining options resume regular hours of operation
6          Last day to register for winter break housing
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6           Last day of classes
7           Quiet hours begin at 1am
7-8       Reading Days
9-12     Final Examinations
13        Two-week housing freeze ends
13        All Dining operations end at 2pm
13        Winter break begins at noon (no classes, residential communities closed through Jan. 13)
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january 2020
10        Early housing application for 2020-2021 due.  Learn more about early housing processes here.        
12        Winter break move-in opens at noon
13        All dining options resume regular hours of operation
15        First day of classes
15        Two-week housing freeze begins
29        Last day to change meal plans
29        Two-week housing freeze ends
february 2020
3          Housing application for 2020-2021 opens
                   Complete your application on the Res Life Portal
19        Spring break registration opens
                   Click here to register to stay over break
march 2020
4         Last day to register for break housing
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6         Returning student housing applications for 2020-2021 due at 11:59pm
                  Complete your application on the Res Life Portal
6         Smith Dining operations end at 8:00pm, all other dining options end at 2:00pm
7         Residential communities close at noon
7-15   Spring Break (no classes, residential communities closed)
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15       Residential communities open at 9:00am
15       Smith Dining operations resume continuous service at 4:30pm
16       All dining options resume regular hours of operation
30       Housing selection night #1.  Learn about housing selection here.
31       Housing selection night #2.  Learn about housing selection here.
april 2020
1         Housing selection night #3.  Learn about housing selection here.
2         Housing selection night #4.  Learn about housing selection here.
28       Last Day of classes
29       Quiet hours begin at 1:00am
29       Reading Day
30       Final Examinations
may 2020
1       Final Examinations
2-3    Reading Days
4-5    Final Examinations
6       Move out deadline (noon) for all non-graduating seniors
8       Dining operations end at 2:00pm
     Commencement
10     Move out deadline (noon) for graduating seniors
june 2020
 
july 2020
3      New student housing applications for 2020-2021 due at 11:59pm
                Complete your application on the Res Life Portal