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Important Dates

Residence Life

Mark Your Calendars!
Here is a list of important dates to keep in mind as the academic year progresses—everything from when you can move in to when the Storm will play the annual Homecoming football game.

August      
  10 Fri Football check-in
  16-19 Thurs-Sun Other fall athletic arrivals; specifics will be communicated by coaches
  19 Sun Sorority check-in from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  21 Tues Fraternity check-in from 9:00 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  25 Sat

FY move-in at Barker/Kresge
(9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.); Transfer check-in at the info desk at Kent Campus Center (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

  26 Sun Returner move-in from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; check-in at Buxton, Picken, Apartments and Kent Campus Center
  28 Tues Classes begin
  29 Wed Fall Convocation
September                   
  3 Mon Labor Day – no classes
  4 Tues Last day to add/drop classes
October      
  6 Sat Homecoming/Family Weekend
  25-26 Thurs-Fri No classes – Fall Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
  31 Wed SafeBlock (Trick or Treating on campus),
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
November      
  21-23 Wed-Fri No classes – Thanksgiving Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
December      
  7 Fri 24-Quiet Hours begin at midnight
  11-13 Tues-Thurs Finals week
  13 Thurs 3:00 p.m., dining services close for break
  14 Fri Halls and Greek Houses Close at noon for Winter Break
  15 Sat Commencement; Seniors check-out by 8:00 p.m.
January      
  13 Sun Halls and Greek Houses open at 9:00 a.m.
  14 Mon Classes begin for second semester
  18 Fri Last day to add/drop classes
  23 Wed 8:00 p.m, Res Life Staff Info Session #1 – Barker 1st Lounge
  24 Thurs 8:00 p.m., Res Life Staff Info Session #2 – Kent Senate Room
February      
  1 Fri Returning Staff Applications due to Student Development
  8 Fri New Staff Applications due to Student Development
  10 Sun Staff Selection group interviews
  11-14 Mon-Thurs Staff selection individual interviews
  20 Wed Staff Selection Letters mailed
  26-28 Tue-Thurs Lottery Number Draw (optional)
March      
  1 Fri Theme House Applications Due
  4 Mon Lottery Numbers posted for room selection at Student Development
  5 Tues Theme House interviews
  8 Fri Spring Break begins – Dining services close for break during afternoon
  9 Sat Halls and Greek Houses close at noon for break
  17 Sun Halls and Greek Houses reopen at 9:00 a.m.; Dining services reopen in evening
  20 Wed Room Selection Applications due for 2 or 3 person apartments, squatting applications, Picken singles, Picken triples, Picken Floor draw. Accessibility requests approval due.
  27 Wed Room Selection Applications due for all Buxton rooms, 4-person apartments, and Picken doubles
April      
  22 Mon No Classes – Easter Recess
  3 Wed Campus Day
  11 Thurs Room Selection 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Hubbell Hall
  26 Fri 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin at Midnight
  30-May 2 Tues-Thurs Finals week
May      
  3 Fri Campus housing closes at noon for students not staying for a May term course, travel course, athletics, or commencement
  4 Sat Commencement; Housing closes at 8:00 p.m. for students participating in commencement and not staying for a May term course or athletics
  24 Fri May Term Classes End, All Housing closes at 6:00 p.m.