Housing Process

student working on housing application in the village apartments

Our diverse and vibrant campus community is a great place to make your home while you're in college. Your residential experience will be enhanced by the different people you get to live with, and the lifelong friends you will make!

We are here to help!

Reach out to us with questions. 

The Office of Residential Life is available Monday—Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Important Dates

Below is a summary of important dates to keep in mind! Exact dates will be communicated to you throughout the year through our email communications and reminders.

  • Roommate Selection (First-year Students): Due June 20
  • Residential Learning Community (RLC) Applications: Due May 17
  • Residential Learning Community (RLC) placements are sent: Mid-Late May
  • Housing Application (First-year Students): Due June 15
  • First-year student assignments are sent: Early July
  • Move-in sign-up begins—students must select a move-in time slot: Mid-July
  • Move-in: Occurs the week before the first week of classes.
  • Fall Room Changes: Process begins the first full week of September.
  • Thanksgiving Break: Soft-close of residence halls on the Saturday before Thanksgiving at 10 a.m. Dining on campus closes on the Friday before at dinner.
  • Winter Closing: Residence halls close 10 a.m. after the last day of finals. Dining on campus ends at dinner the day before.
  • RA Application Process: After Thanksgiving Break.
  • Spring Opening: Third week of January
  • Spring Room Changes: Process begins February 1.
  • Spring Break: Soft close on Saturday prior to break at 10 a.m. Dining on campus ends at dinner the day before.
  • Housing Applications (Returning Students): Due March 19.
  • Housing Selection (Returning Students): Runs the second and third week of April.
  • May Closing: Campus closes the day after finals end. Graduating students are allowed on campus until the day of graduation.

Moving To and From Campus

moving to campus

In order for the move-in and move-out process for our students to run smoothly, we've set up some procedures that will help you to prepare for both!