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 2023-2024 Academic Year. Please note these dates are subject to change.

A full 2023-2024 Academic Calendar will be made available here.

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

Information for Academic Year 2023-24

For those who wish to make travel arrangements now for 2023-24, please see the following dates below. Note: due to the limited time between semesters, we are unable to offer extensions to closing dates and at times may be limited in our ability to honor early arrival requests. We encourage students to consider choosing flexible travel options in the unlikely event that dates change.

Fall 2023 Dates
  • Friday, August 18 or Saturday, August 19 – Pre-Orientation Move-In
    • Check-in will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • Wednesday, August 23 – New Student Move-In
    • Check -In will be available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Move-In Assistance will be available from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Students will receive their suggested move-in windows in July 2023 with their housing assignments. 
  • Thursday, August 24, and Friday, August 25 – Orientation Activities
  • Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26 – Continuing Student Move-In
    • Check-in will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
  • Monday, August 28 – Classes Begin
  • Saturday, December 16 – Last Day of Exams
  • Sunday, December 17 – Communities close at 2 p.m. for Winter Break (unless approved for Winter Break Housing)
Spring 2024 Dates
  • January 2024
    • Sorority Recruitment (Subject to change)
      • Friday, January 12 – Move-in/return for CURRENT sorority members
      • Saturday, January 13- Move-in/return for potential new members
    • Saturday, January 13
      • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Move-in for students moving on to campus for the first time this academic year
      • 9 a.m. – Communities open for all students to return
    • Wednesday, January 17 – Classes Begin
  • May 2024
    • Friday, May 10 – Last Day of Exams
    • Saturday, May 11 – Communities close @ 2 p.m. for non-seniors (unless approved for Interim Housing)
    • Monday, May 20 – Commencement
      • Communities close  @ 7 p.m. for seniors and those not approved for Interim Housing

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at or 336.758.5185.