Important Dates 2016-17

 

August
13 Sat Football check-in from 9a-11a
18-21 Thurs-Sun Other fall athletic arrivals; specifics will be communicated by coaches
21 Sun Sorority check-in from 11a-1p
23 Tues Fraternity check-in from 9a-11a
27 Sat FY move-in at Barker/Kresge (9a-1p); Transfer check-in at the info desk at Kent Campus Center (9a-1p)
28 Sun Returner move-in from 9a-1p; check-in at Buxton, Picken, Apartments, and Kent Campus Center
 30  Tues  Classes begin
   31  Wed  Fall Convocation
 September 5 Mon Labor Day – no classes
6 Tues Last day to add/drop classes
October
7-9 Fri-Sun Homecoming/Family Weekend
20-21 Thurs-Fri No classes – Fall Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
27 Thurs SafeBlock (Trick or Treating on campus), 6p
 
November
23-25 Wed-Fri No classes – Thanksgiving Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
December
9 Fri 24-Quiet Hours begin at midnight
13-15 Tues-Thurs Finals week
15 Thurs Halls and Greek Houses Close at 8p for Winter Break; dining services closed for break
16  Fri Make up day for finals in case of bad weather
17  Sat Commencement; Seniors check-out by 8p
January
8 Sun Halls and Greek Houses open at 12p
10 Tues Classes begin for second semester
16 Mon Last day to add/drop classes
18 Wed 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #1 – Barker 1st Lounge
26 Thurs 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #2 – Kent Senate Room
27 Fri Returning Staff Applications due to Student Development
February
3 Fri New Staff Applications due to Student Development
5 Sun Staff Selection group interviews
6-9 Mon-Thurs Staff selection individual interviews
15 Wed Staff Selection Letters mailed
20 Mon Theme House Applications Due
20 Mon Room Selection Info session 1; 7p; Barker Lounge, Buxton/Picken Tours 8-9p
20 Mon Lottery Numbers posted for room selection at Student Development
21 Tues Theme House interviews
21 Tues Room Selection Info session 2; 7p; Kresge Lounge; Buxton/Picken Tours 8-9p
24 Fri Room Applications due for 2/3 person apartments, Picken triples
March
3 Fri Spring Break begins – Halls and Greek Houses close at 8p; dining services closed for break
12 Sun Halls and Greek Houses reopen at noon
17 Fri Room Selection Applications due for 4 person apts, Buxton, Picken
20-24 Mon-Fri Appreciation Week
27 Mon No class – Easter break (housing not closed)
 
April
5 Wed Campus Day
6 Thurs Room Selection 7-9p, Hubbell Hall
8-9 Sat-Sun Lil’ Sibs Weekend
20 Thurs End of the Year Banquet – Matthew Simpson Room; 8-10pm
21 Fri 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin at Midnight
25-27 Tues-Thurs Finals week
27 Thurs Campus housing closes at 8p for students not staying for a May term course, travel course, athletics, or commencement
29 Sat Commencement; Housing closes at 8p for students not staying for a May term course or athletics
May
19 Fri May Term Classes End, All Housing closes at 6p