Housing and Residence Life

2019-2020 Important Dates

2019
May 1
Deadline to cancel 2019-20 housing contract without penalty
June 3-14 Select your bed space during your assigned appointment time online
July 15 Room notification - assignments and roommate information will be sent through USI email
August 1 Move in information will be emailed to all assigned students. This mailing includes move in dates and times, as well as information about important University services.
August 1                                                           Last day to apply for early arrival. If you need to arrive earlier than the official opening date, you must request advanced approval in writing from the Housing and Residence Life office by August 1, 2019. You must fill out the online form which can be found on myUSI. Click on the Housing icon and scroll to find the appropriate form. Students must have a valid University-related reason for early check in. Those without Housing and Residence Life approval will not be allowed to check in early.
August 10 First day students can move in early. Services normally offered will not be available prior to the August 15, 2019, move in date. Students approved to arrive early will be charged per day prior to the official opening date.
August 14 Move in day for Living Learning Communities (LLC)
August 15 University housing official check in for Welcome Week participants (includes all freshmen and new transfer students)
August 16-18              University housing official check in for remaining students
August 19 4 p.m. - Last date to check in before cancellation of contract and application of no show fee. Room assignments will be held no later than 4 p.m. on the first day of classes. If you anticipate arriving after classes begin, you must submit a written request to Housing and Residence Life and receive approval prior to August 21, 2019. Late check-ins are not approved by Housing and Residence Life may result in a room assignment change or contract cancellation.
August 19 First day of fall semester
September 2                                                                                                                                                        Fall consolidation begins - During this time, students living in Housing and Residence Life apartments or suites that are not full are moved to new locations to maintain full occupancy. This is done to allow housing to begin rehabilitating apartments and suites for the next semester, to discontinue use of electricity to the newly vacated locations and to keep living arrangements equitable.
December 1 Housing application and contract for 2020-2021 are available
December 6 Last day to sign up to stay during winter break with no penalty
December 7 Sign up for winter break with $50 penalty
December 11 University housing closes for winter break
2020
January 10
University housing opens for spring semester
January 13 First day of spring semester
January 20 Spring consolidation begins - During this time, students living in Housing and Residence Life apartments or suites that are not full are moved to new locations to maintain full occupancy. This is done to allow housing to begin rehabilitating apartments and suites for the next semester, to discontinue use of electricity to the newly vacated locations and to keep living arrangements equitable.
March 16-31             Room selection for returning students for the 2020-2021 academic year. Current residents can reserve their room during this time. An email with exact dates will be sent out prior to room selection.
April 1 Housing application/contract for summer housing available
May 1 Deadline to cancel 2020-21 housing contract without penalty
May 6 Last day of spring 2020 semester
May 6 University housing closes; all residents must check out by 6 p.m.

Contact

Housing and Residence Life

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