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Summer, 2009


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Residence hall important dates 2009-2010

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The University of Iowa

Important Dates


Early Arrival
Aug. 17, 8 a.m.

Burge Market Place Opens
Aug. 17, with lunch (cash, charge, or Hawkeye Dollars)

Contract Move-In Begins
Aug. 22, 8 a.m.

Contract Food Service Begins
Aug. 22, with breakfast

University Housing Office Open
Aug. 22, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Opening of Classes
Aug. 24

University Holiday
Sept. 7

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Sept. 18

Thanksgiving Break Begins
Nov. 20, 10 p.m.

Classes Resume and Dining Resume
Nov. 30

Close of Fall 2009 Classes
Dec. 11

Exam Week
Dec. 14-18

Contract Food Service Ends
Dec. 18, 3 p.m.

Residence Halls Close
Dec. 19, 5 p.m., except Hillcrest and Mayflower

University Holidays
Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Jan. 1, offices closed

Watch for 2010–11 Housing Information
Month of January

Residence Halls Open
Jan. 16, 8 a.m.

Contract Dining Begins
Jan. 18, with breakfast

University Holiday
Jan. 18

Opening of Classes
Jan. 19

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Feb. 12

Spring Vacation Begins
March 12, 10 p.m.

Classes & Food Service Resume
March 22

Close of Spring 2010 Classes
May 7

Exam Week
May 10-14

Contract Dining Ends
May 14, 3 p.m.

Residence Halls Close
May 15, 5 p.m.







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