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Important Dates 2019 - 2020

August      
  14 Wed Football check-in
  15-18 Thurs-Sun Other fall athletic arrivals; specifics will be communicated by coaches
  21 Wed Fraternity and Sorority check-in from 9a-11a
  24 Sat FY move-in at Barker/Kresge (9a-1p); Transfer check-in at the info desk at Kent Campus Center (9a-1p)
  25 Sun Returner move-in from 9a-1p; check-in at Buxton, Picken, Apartments, and Kent Campus Center
   27  Tues  Classes begin
   28  Wed  Fall Convocation
 September      
   2 Mon Labor Day – no classes
   3  Tues Last day to add/drop classes
October      
  19 Sat Homecoming/Family Weekend
  24-25 Thurs-Fri No classes – Fall Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
  31 Thurs SafeBlock (Trick or Treating on campus), 6p-8p
November      
  27-29 Wed-Fri No classes – Thanksgiving Break (housing not closed, but dining services are closed)
December      
  6 Fri 24-Quiet Hours begin at midnight
  10-12 Tues-Thurs Finals week
  12 Thurs 3pm, dining services close for break
  13  Fri Halls and Greek Houses close at noon for Winter Break
  14  Sat Commencement; Seniors check-out by 8p
January      
  12 Sun Halls and Greek Houses open at 9am
  13 Mon Classes begin for second semester
  17 Fri Last day to add/drop classes
  22 Wed 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #1 – Barker 1st Lounge
  23 Thurs 8p, Res Life Staff Info Session #2 – Kent Senate Room
  31 Fri Returning Staff Applications due to Student Development
February      
  7 Fri New Staff Applications due to Student Development
  9 Sun Staff Selection group interviews
  10-13 Mon-Thurs Staff selection individual interviews
  19 Wed Staff Selection Letters mailed
  25-27 Tue-Thurs

Lottery Number Draw (optional)

  28 Fri Theme House Applications Due
March      
  2 Mon Lottery Numbers posted for room selection at Student Development
  3 Tues Theme House interviews
  14 Fri Spring Break begins – Dining services close for break during afternoon
  22 Sun Dining services reopen in evening. Classes start after break
       
April      
  1 Wed Campus Day
  9 Thurs Room Selection 7-9p, Hubbell Hall
  13 Mon No Classes – Easter Recess
  24 Fri 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin at Midnight
  28- 30 Tues-Thurs Finals week
May      
  1 Fri Campus housing closes at noon for students not staying for a May term course, travel course, athletics, or commencement
  2 Sat Commencement; Housing closes at 8p for students participating in commencement and not staying for a May term course or athletics
  22 Fri May Term Classes End, All Housing closes at 6p