2020-2021 Opening/Closing Dates

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Due to dynamic considerations regarding Fall 2020 academic course delivery, Fall 2020 end dates remainflexible and may be adjusted to any date as late as December 18, 2020. After the Thanksgiving Break, all classwork and/or exams will meet as scheduled but must be offered inremote delivery mode only, regardless of the modality of the classes before the Break.

A full 2020-2021 Academic Calendar is available here.

The Office of Residence Life and Housing is pleased to share the following dates related to the opening and closing of our residential communities for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Additional dates from the department will be made available via the Dates & Deadlines section as they are finalized.

  • November 2020
    • Tuesday, November 24 – Residence Halls close @ 5 p.m.
      • A petition to remain in residence will be available in early October 2020.

Spring 2021 dates are subject to change and will be confirmed as soon as possible.

  • January 2021 (TENTATIVE)
    • Saturday, January 9 – Residence Halls open @ 9 a.m.
      • Students returning to their fall assignment may return to campus anytime after 9 a.m. on Saturday, January 9
      • Students needing to check into a spring assignment (i.e. returning from study abroad or new WFU student) will need to do so between:
        • 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, or
        • 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 10
  • May 2021 (TENTATIVE)
    • Friday, May 7 – Final exams end
    • Saturday, May 8 – Residence Halls close @ 2 p.m. for non-seniors (unless approved for Interim Housing)
    • Monday, May 17 – Commencement
      • Residence Halls close for seniors and those not approved for Interim Housing @ 7 p.m.

If you have questions or concerns please contact us at housing@wfu.edu or 336.758.5185.