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2017–18 Residence Hall Openings and Closings

Fall Term 2017


Welcome home! Residence halls open at various times for students contingent upon their campus involvements and incoming/returning student status. Following are the scheduled times or arrival for different student groups:

  • August 4, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.: Resident Assistantsgo to The Hut to check in
  • August 8, 10 a.m.: Football players* (new students)—check-in at Roland Arena, Roland Student Center
  • August 8, Noon: Football players* (returning students)—check-in at Roland Arena, Roland Student Center
  • August 11, 9:00 a.m.: Band Leaders 
  • August 14, 9:00 a.m.: Band Drum Line
  • August 16: All groups check-in at Roland Arena, Roland Student Center
    • 9:00 a.m.: Cheer, Cross Country
    • 9:30 a.m.: Volleyball
    • 10:00 a.m.: Women’s Soccer
    • 10:45 a.m.: Men’s Soccer
    • 11:30 a.m.: Band
  • August 17: New residential students attending August New Student Orientationcheck-in at Flowers Hall
  • August 18: Big Red Weekend, 7:30-11 a.m.: All new students (including transfer and readmitted students)—check-in at Catherine Dixon Roland Student Center; 7:30 a.m. resident students, 9:30 a.m., commuters
  • August 19 & 20, Noon-5 p.m.: Returning residential students who have not moved in previously may move in—check-in at Blount Hall (all students)

* Information regarding these check-ins will be provided by the coaches/leadership of each group.


Residence halls close at noon Saturday, November 18, and reopen at noon Sunday, November 26.


24-hour Quiet Hours will be observed Friday, December 1, through Friday, December 8.


  • Residence Halls will close at noon, Saturday, December 9, and reopen Sunday, January 7, 2018, at noon
  • Plan to leave campus within 24 hours of your last final exam.
  • Be sure to check out with your RA and leave your room in good order (see list below) to avoid extra charges.


(Avoid fines by meeting these expectations):

  • Refrigerator(s) cleaned out, unplugged, defrosted, dry, and door(s) left open
  • Every electrical appliance unplugged
  • All trash removed from room(s)
  • No dirty dishes in any room
  • Bathroom clean (Blount)
  • Blinds down and open
  • Door locked

 Spring Term 2018

  • Residence Halls open Sunday, January 7, at noon.


Residence halls close at noon, Saturday, March 24, and reopen at noon, Sunday, April 1.


Resident non-graduating students must check-out of their residence hall rooms within 24 hours of the last final exam, or no later than noon Saturday, April 28 (graduating seniors may remain on-campus until noon, Sunday, May 6).