2020-2021 Important Dates

*dates are subject to change

2020
May 1
Deadline to cancel 2020-21 housing contract without penalty
June 1-12 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, 2020. 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 15 First day students can move in early. Services normally offered will not be available prior to the August 20, 2020, move in date. Students approved to arrive early will be charged per day prior to the official opening date.
August 19 Move in day for Living Learning Communities (LLC)
August 20 Move in day for new students (includes all freshmen and new transfer students)
August 21-23              University housing official check in for remaining students
August 24 4 p.m. - Last date to check in before cancellation of contract and application of no show fee. If you anticipate arriving after classes begin, you must submit a written request to Housing and Residence Life and receive approval prior to August 26, 2020. Late check-ins are not approved by Housing and Residence Life may result in a room assignment change or contract cancellation.
August 24 First day of fall semester
September 7                                                                                                                                                        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 2021-2022 are available
December 11 Last day to sign up to stay during winter break 
December 18 University housing closes to residents for winter break. 
2021
January 8
University housing opens for spring semester
January 11 First day of spring semester
January 25 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 15-31             Room selection for returning students for the 2021-2022 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 2021-22 housing contract without penalty
May 7 Last day of spring 2021 semester
May 7 University housing closes; all residents must check out by 6 p.m.

Contact

Housing and Residence Life

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