Important Dates 2017-18

 

August
10 Thurs Football check-in from 9a-11a
18-20 Thurs-Sun Other fall athletic arrivals; specifics will be communicated by coaches
20 Sun Sorority check-in from 11a-1p
22 Tues Fraternity check-in from 9a-11a
26 Sat FY move-in at Barker/Kresge (9a-1p); Transfer check-in at the info desk at Kent Campus Center (9a-1p)
27 Sun Returner move-in from 9a-1p; check-in at Buxton, Picken, Apartments, and Kent Campus Center
 29  Tues  Classes begin
   30  Wed  Fall Convocation
 September 4 Mon Labor Day – no classes
5 Tues Last day to add/drop classes
October
13-15 Fri-Sun Homecoming/Family Weekend
19-20 Thurs-Fri No classes – Fall Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
31 Wed SafeBlock (Trick or Treating on campus), 6p
 
November
22-24 Wed-Fri No classes – Thanksgiving Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
December
8 Fri 24-Quiet Hours begin at midnight
12-14 Tues-Thurs Finals week
14 Thurs Halls and Greek Houses Close at 8p for Winter Break; dining services closed for break
15  Fri Make up day for finals in case of bad weather
16  Sat Commencement; Seniors check-out by 8p
January
7 Sun Halls and Greek Houses open at 12p
9 Tues Classes begin for second semester
15 Mon Last day to add/drop classes
17 Wed 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #1 – Barker 1st Lounge
25 Thurs 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #2 – Kent Senate Room
26 Fri Returning Staff Applications due to Student Development
February
2 Fri New Staff Applications due to Student Development
4 Sun Staff Selection group interviews
5-8 Mon-Thurs Staff selection individual interviews
14 Wed Staff Selection Letters mailed
19 Mon Theme House Applications Due
19 Mon Room Selection Info session 1; 7p; Barker Lounge, Buxton/Picken Tours 8-9p
19 Mon Lottery Numbers posted for room selection at Student Development
20 Tues Room Selection Info session 2; 7p; Kresge Lounge; Buxton/Picken Tours 8-9p
 26 Mon Room Applications due for 2/3 person apartments, Picken triples
March
2 Fri Spring Break begins – Halls and Greek Houses close at 8p; dining services closed for break
11 Sun Halls and Greek Houses reopen at noon
16 Fri Room Selection Applications due for 4 person apts, Buxton, Picken
 
April
2 Mon No Classes – Easter Recess
4 Wed Campus Day
5 Thurs Room Selection 7-9p, Great Hall
20 Fri 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin at Midnight
24-26 Tues-Thurs Finals week
26 Thurs Campus housing closes at 8p for students not staying for a May term course, travel course, athletics, or commencement
27 Fri End of the Year Banquet – Matthew Simpson Room; 8-10pm
28 Sat Commencement; Housing closes at 8p for students participating in commencement and not staying for a May term course or athletics
May
18 Fri May Term Classes End, All Housing closes at 6p