So...Your Student is in Housing...Now What?
Important Dates (review the Checklist for Incoming Students)
If you haven't already, apply for Financial Aid. For aid to be in place by July 20 when bills are due, you need to complete the work ASAP.
July 20: Housing bill is due in full, or you must be signed up for the Nelnet payment plan
August 1: Health Immunizations, Proof of Insurance are due and your student must be registered for 12 or more credits
August 12: Your student will lose his/her housing assignment if they are missing health information or are not registered for 12 or more credits
August 29: NEW students can attend college orientation and then move into the residence halls for Opening Weekend activities (1pm-4pm)
August 31: RETURNING students can move into the residence halls (10am-12pm)
November 26: Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break. ALL STUDENTS MUST VACATE for the weekend. Halls re-open on November 30 at 10am.
December 1: Deadline for students to tell us they are not returning for Spring semester without penalty. ANY request to be released from housing after this date will have financial implications. Your student SHOULD know where they stand academically two weeks prior to finals.
December 19: Residence halls close for semester break. ALL STUDENTS MUST VACATE during this break. Halls re-open for spring semester on Monday, January 19 after 10am.
January 4: Residence halls re-open for intersession. THERE IS AN EXTRA COST TO REMAIN IN HOUSING FOR INTERSESSION AND A SEPARATE APPLICATION PROCESS- it is not included in regular housing charges.
January 20: Spring semester courses begin
February: Housing application process begins for 2015-2016. Any student currently in housing will have a period of time to apply and pay for housing to be guaranteed placement.
February 13: Residence Halls close for Winter Break. ALL STUDENTS MUST VACATE during this break. Halls re-open on February 22 after 10am.
March 27: Residence Halls close for Spring Break. ALL STUDENTS MUST VACATE during this break. Halls re-open on April 5 after 10am.
May 22: Residence Halls close for the year. ALL STUDENTS MUST VACATE by 10am. Summer housing is available, however, it is an extra cost and application process.
Things to Know
We invite you to review our policy manual and housing license agreement for more specific information regarding policies in the residence halls. These are also located under the Policy Manual tab of this website.