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Important Dates

Please view important dates for Campus below. For Contracting / Assignment Dates, please visit our Assignments Information webpage.

Campus Dates


Events Dates Information
Housing Contract Begins August 18, 2023 First contract meal—Breakfast.
Fall Semester Classes Begin August 21, 2023
Thanksgiving Vacation November 22–26, 2023 Room-only service until 6:30 a.m., Monday, November 27
Winter Break 12 p.m. (noon), December 17, 2023 Check-out deadline for students not participating in commencement or students leaving campus for winter break.

Students may leave their personal belongings in their room.
8:00 a.m., January 3, 2024 Students may return at no additional charge.
Spring Semester Classes Begin January 8, 2024 First contract meal—Breakfast.
Spring Break March 9-17, 2024 Room-only service: last available meal is Lunch on March 9 and the first available meal is Breakfast on March 18.
Spring Semester Ends May 4, 2024 Last contract meal—Dinner.
Check-out 12 p.m. (noon), May 5, 2024 For residents not participating in commencement.