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Important Dates

Fall 2015

  • Friday, August 21, 2015
    • 2015-16 Desk Assistant Application available online (New Applicants Only)
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    • Traditional Residence Halls First-Time Freshman Only Check-in, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (McKeldin Gym)
    • Christa McAuliffe Residential Community Honors Program Students Check- in, 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. (Last Name A-K, 9:30 - 10, Last NameL-S, 10:30 - 11, & Last Name T-Z, 11:30 - 12)
    • Extended Office Hours, 5–7 p.m., Haley Hall, Room 160 New Callout
    • Tubman (SC Theater) & Holmes Hall (CLT 102) First Time Freshman Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
    • Traditional Residence Halls Non-First Time Freshman Check-in, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (McKeldin Gym)
    • Christa McAuliffe Residential Community Honors Program Students Check-in, 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. (Last Name A-K, 9:30 - 10, Last NameL-S, 10:30 - 11, & Last Name T-Z, 11:30 - 12)
    • Extended Office Hours, 5–7 p.m., Haley Hall, Room 160 New Callout
    • Kennard (CLT 102) & Towers Hall (SC Ballroom A) First Time Freshman Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
    • CMRC Graduate Residents Mandatory Building Meeting , 8 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
    • CMRC Honors Program Residents Mandatory Building Meeting, 9 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
  • Friday, August 28, 2015
    • Traditional Residence Halls Non-First Time Freshman, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (McKeldin Gym)
    • Extended Office Hours, 5–7 p.m., Haley Hall, Room 160 New Callout
  • Sunday, August 30, 2015
    • Towers Hall (Towers Hall Lounge) & CMRC (SC Ballroom) Upperclassmen Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, August 31, 2015
    • First Day of Classes
    • Ernest Just Learning Center Opens for Fall Semester, 6 p.m.
    • Haley Hall (SC Ballroom) & Kennard( Kennard Hall Basement Lounge) Upperclassman Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, September 7, 2015
    • Labor Day- University is Closed (Residence Halls remain open)
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    • Fall 2015 Room Change Process begins (See your building RD for the Room/Building Change Form)
    • 2015-16 Desk Assistant Informational Session, New Applicants Only!, 8 p.m. (Tubman Hall Lounge)
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    • 2015-16 Desk Assistant Informational Session, New Applicants Only!, 8 p.m. (Haley Hall Lounge)-
  • Monday, September, 14, 2015
    • Fall 2015 Room Change Process ends, Room Change Forms due by 3 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    • 2015-16 Desk Assistant Applications due by 2 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015
    • Fall Convocation
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015
    • Residence Hall Unity Day Games, 2:30 p.m. thru 4:30 p.m.- See your RD or RA for more information
  • Saturday, October 10, 2015
    • Homecoming Day (Homecoming Week Oct. 4 thru Oct. 11)
  • Friday, October 16, 2015
    • Last day to apply for Winter 2015 Commencement
  • Monday, October 19, 2015
    • Mid-Terms begin (Mid-Term Week Oct. 19 thru Oct. 23)
  • Monday, November 9, 2015
    • Spring 2016 (Mid-Year) RA Application available online, 5 p.m.
    • Spring 2016 Advisement begins (Advisement Week Nov. 9- Nov. 13)
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    • Spring 2016 (Mid-Year) RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Haley Hall Lounge)
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    • Spring 2016 (Mid-Year) RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
  • Monday, November 16, 2015
    • Winter 2015/Spring 2016 Registration begins
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    • Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving Break, 6 p.m. (Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 26 thru Nov. 29)
  • Sunday, November 29, 2015
    • Residence Halls Re-Open, 3 p.m.
    • RA Appreciation Week begins (RA Appreciation Week, Nov. 29 thru Nov Dec. 4)
  • Monday, November 30, 2015
    • Classes Resume
    • Spring Room/Building Change Request Begin (See your building RD for the Room/Building Change Form)
    • 2016 -17 RA Application available online, 5 p.m.
    • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Haley Hall Lounge)
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Tubman Hall Lounge)
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015
    • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Kennard Hall Lounge)-
  • Monday, December 7, 2015
    • Final Exams Begin -Fall 2015 Graduates Only, (Exam Week Dec. 7 thru Dec. 11)
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    • Spring 2016 Room Change Process ends, Room Change Forms due by 3 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
  • Friday, December 11, 2015
    • Fall 2015 last day of classes
    • Contract Release Request Form, Forms located in ORL Central Office, for Spring 2016 due by 2 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
  • Saturday, December 12, 2015
    • Reading Day
  • Monday, December 14, 2015
    • Final Exams Begin (Exam Week Dec. 14 thru Dec. 21)
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    • Spring 2016 (Mid-Year) RA Application due by 2 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
  • Friday, December 18, 2015
    • Winter Commencement 2015
  • Monday, December 21, 2015
    • Residence Halls close for Winter Break, 6 p.m.

Spring 2016

    • Thursday January 21, 2016
      • CMRC Graduate Residents Mandatory Building Meeting , 8 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
      • CMRC Honors Program Residents Mandatory Building Meeting, 9 p.m. (CMRC Meeting Room)
    • Friday, January 22, 2016
      • Traditional Residence Halls Check-in, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Residents & Room/Build change recipients report to the ORL Central Office & Returning Residents report to your building
    • Sunday, January 24, 2016
      • CMRC (SC Ballroom) Upperclassmen Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
    • Monday, January 25, 2016
      • First Day of Classes
      • Ernest Just Learning Center Opens for Fall Semester, 6 p.m.
      • Haley Hall (SC Ballroom) Mandatory Building Meeting, 8 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 26, 2016
      • Tubman (CLT 102) and Towers Hall Mandatory Building Meetings, 8 p.m.
    • Wednesday, January 27, 2016
      • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Holmes Hall Lounge)
    • Thursday, January 27, 2016
      • 2016- 17 RA Informational Session, 7 p.m. (Towers Hall Lounge)
    • Monday, February 1, 2016
      • Spring 2016 Room Change Process begins (See your building RD for the Room/Building Change Form)
      • 2016-17 RA Application due by 2 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
    • Wednesday, February 10, 2016
      • Spring Convocation
    • Friday, February 19, 2016
      • Last day to apply for Spring 2016 Commencement
    • Tuesday, March 1, 2016
      • FASFA Priority deadline
    • Wednesday, March 2, 2016
      • Tribute to Scholars Program, 7 p.m. (Invitation Only Event)
    • Saturday, March 12, 2016
      • Male Breakfast, 11 a.m. (SC Ballroom)
    • Monday, March 14, 2016
      • Mid-Terms begin (Mid-Term Week Mar. 14 thru Mar. 18)
    • Friday, March 18, 2016
      • Residence Halls close for Spring Break, 6 p.m. (Spring Break Mar. 21 thru Mar. 27)
    • Friday, March 25, 2016
      • 2016-17 Desk Assistant Application available on line (New Applicants Only)
    • Sunday, March 27, 2016
      • Residence Halls Re-Open, 3 p.m.
    • Monday, March 28, 2016
      • Classes Resume
      • RD Appreciation begins (RD Appreciation Mar. 28 thru Mar. 31)
    • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
      • 2016-17 Desk Assistant Informational Session, New Applicants Only!, 8 p.m. (Towers Hall Lounge)
    • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
      • 2016-17 Desk Assistant Informational Session, New Applicants Only!, 8 p.m. (Holmes Hall Lounge)
    • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
      • 2016-17 Desk Assistant Applications due by 2 p.m. (ORL Central Office)
    • Monday, April 11, 2016
      • Fall 2016 Advisement begins (Advisement Week April 11- April. 15)
    • Saturday, April 9, 2016
      • Mother-Daughter Tea, 2 p.m. (SC Ballroom)
    • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
      • Founder's Day
    • Monday, April 18, 2016
      • Summer 2016/Fall 2016 Registration begins
    • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
      • 2016-17 Returning Resident Application opens (Lottery Process)
    • Friday, April 22, 2016
      • 2016-17 Returning Resident Application closes (Lottery Process)
    • Friday, April 29, 2016
      • 2016-17 Returning Resident Applicants Lottery results (emails go out after 3 p.m.)
    • Monday, May 2, 2016
      • 2016-17 Lottery Recipients Room Selection Process begins
      • Final Exams Begin -Spring 2016 Graduates Only, (Exam Week May. 2 thru May 6)
    • Thursday, May 6, 2016
      • 2016-17 Lottery Recipients Room Selection Process ends
    • Tuesday, May 10, 2016
      • Spring 2016 last day of classes
    • Wednesday, May 11, 2016
      • Reading Day
    • Thursday, May 12, 2016
      • Final Exams Begin (Exam Week May. 12 thru May. 18)
    • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
      • Residence Halls close for Summer Break, 7 p.m.
    • Monday, May 23, 2016
      • Spring 2016 Commencement
      • Residence Halls close for 2016 Graduates, 3 p.m