Opening/Closing Dates Announced for 2020-2021

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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.

  • August 2020
    • Wednesday, August 19 – New Student Move-In
      • Check-in from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with move-in assistance available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 – Returning Student Move-In
      • Check-in between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, August 23 – Welcome Back Programming
  • December 2020
    • Saturday, December 12 – Final exams end
      • A full 2020-2021 Academic Calendar is available here.
    • Sunday, December 13 – Residence Halls close @ 12 p.m.
  • January 2021
    • 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
    • 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.