Important Dates

Calendar of Important Residential Life Dates

Fall 2021 Semester

Opening Week:

New International Student Tuesday, August 24
New Student August 26 between 8 am and 1 pm.
New Transfer Student August 26 between 8 am and 1 pm.
Returning Student Returning students are welcome to move back onto campus on either August 28 and August 29 between 8 am and 5 pm.

Labor Day: September 6: Classes held.

Thanksgiving Recess: Tuesday, November 23 at 8 pm to Sunday, November 28 at 9 am. Students must submit a Break Stay Request Form to reside on-campus during the break.

Winter Break: Campus housing closes on Saturday, December 18 at 8 pm and reopens on Sunday, January 24 at 9 am. Students must submit a Break Stay Request Form to reside on-campus during the break.

Spring 2022 Semester

Sunday, January 9: Residence halls open at 9 am.

Easter Break: Campus housing closes on Thursday, April 14 at 8 pm to Monday, April 18 at 9 am. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 19. (Campus housing remains open to students, but card access is limited to their building only.)

End of Year Closing: All campus housing closes at 8 pm on Thursday, May 5.

End of Year Move-Out:

  • All Students: Thursday, May 5 by 8 pm (All non-graduating students must depart within 24 hours of their last final or before Thursday, May 5 at 8 pm, whichever comes first.)
  • Commencement: Sunday, May 16 at 2 pm in the Abbey Church
  • Graduating SJU Seniors: Monday, May 9 by noon. Graduating seniors are required to depart before noon on Monday, May 9.