Important Dates

Calendar of Important Residential Life Dates

Fall 2020 Semester

Opening Week

New International Student Move-in, TBD
New Student August 27 - Students will be assigned a move-in time.
New Transfer Student August 27 - Students will be assigned a move-in time.
Returning Student Returning students will be assigned a date and time for move-in.

Applications to enter the Residency Requirement Exemption Process are available September 15 on the Housing Portal.

Labor Day: September 7 – CLASSES WILL BE HELD

October 15: Applications for the Residency Requirement Exemption Process are due by October 15. Applications are on the Housing Portal.

Thanksgiving Recess: Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, November 29 at 9 a.m. – Break Stay Request Forms are Required for this Period to reside on-campus.

December 12: Signed Exemption Acceptance Forms are due Sunday, December 13 2021 via the Housing Portal.

Winter Break: Residence Hall and On-Campus Apartments close on Friday, December 18 at 8 p.m. and re-open on Sunday, January 24 at 9 a.m. – Break Stay Request Forms are Required for this Period to reside on-campus.

Spring 2021 Semester

Sunday January 24: Residence Halls open at 9 a.m.

Easter Break: The Residence Halls and Apartments will close on Thursday, April 1 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, April 4 at 9 a.m. Classes resume on Monday, April 5. (residence halls and on-campus apartments are open and student card access is limited to their building only)

End of Year Closing: All Residence Halls and On Campus Apartments will close at 8 p.m. on Friday May 14.

End of Year Closing Move-Out Expectations

  • All Students: Friday, May 14th by 8 p.m. (All non-graduating seniors must depart within 24 hours of their last final or prior to Friday May 11 at 8 p.m., whichever comes first)
  • Commencement: Sunday May 16 at 2 p. m. in the Abbey Church
  • Graduating SJU Seniors: Monday, May 17th by Noon. Graduating seniors are required to depart prior to Monday May 17 at Noon.