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Important Dates 2014-15

Early Arrival
Aug. 17-18

Contract Move-In Begins
Aug. 20-21 for first-year students, Aug. 23, 8 a.m., for returning students

Opening of Classes
Aug. 25

University Holiday
Sept. 1

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Sept. 5

Thanksgiving Break Begins
Nov. 21, 10 p.m.

Classes and Dining Resume
Dec. 1

Close of Fall 2014 Classes
Dec. 12

Exam Week
Dec. 15-19

Residence Halls Close
Dec. 20, 5 p.m., except Centerstone, Daum, Hillcrest, Hawks Ridge, Mayflower and Parklawn

University Holidays
Dec. 25-26, Jan. 1, offices closed


Spring Semester—2015

Watch for 2015-16 Housing Information
Month of January

Residence Halls Open
Jan. 18, 8 a.m.

Contract Dining Begins
Jan. 19, with breakfast

University Holiday
Jan. 19

Opening of Classes
Jan. 20

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Feb. 6

Spring Vacation Begins
March 13, 10 p.m.

Classes & Dining Resume
March 23

Close of Spring 2015 Classes
May 8

Exam Week
May 11-15

Contract Dining Ends
May 15, 3 p.m.

Residence Halls Close
May 16, 5 p.m.

Commencement Ceremonies
May 14-16
For details, see the Registrar's site