Important Dates

When can you move in? What time are the residence halls closed for break? Find a full calendar of important dates and the answers you need right here.

Fall 2019

August

17: Early arrival move in begins at 2 p.m. for approved students and academic groups

22: Apartment and residence hall move in for all new students

23: Greiner and apartment move in for returning students

24: Residence hall move in for returning students

24-25: Fall Opening Weekend 

26: First day of fall classes; all on-campus students must be checked in by 5 p.m.

October

01: Deposit collection starts for spring 2020 housing (new applicants)

November

01: Deadline to submit early release request without financial penalty

04: Fall break application opens

18: Deadline for students to submit request to participate in residence hall to apartment selection

25: Fall break housing requests due by 9 a.m.

27: Fall recess begins; residence halls and apartments close at 9 a.m.

December

01: Residence halls and apartments re-open at noon

01: Deposit collection deadline for spring 2020 housing (new applicants)

01: Deadline to cancel spring application (new applicants only)

02: Winter break application opens

05: Residence to apartment selection (select students only)

06: Last day of classes

12: Winter break housing request due by 5 p.m.

16: Final exams end

17: Winter break begins; residence halls and apartments close at 9 a.m.

17: End of the semester room changes must be complete

Spring 2020

January

05: Winter Session move in begins at noon

06: Winter Session classes begin

06: Spring Selection Email sent (new spring applicants)

09: Spring Housing Selection

18: Approved early arrival and international move in begins at noon

21: Deposit collection starts for fall 2020 housing (all students)

24: Winter Session classes end

26: Apartment and residence hall move in begins at noon (all students)

27: First day of spring classes; all on-campus students must check in by 5 p.m.

February

17:  Deposit collection ends for fall 2020 housing (returning students)

March

02: Spring break housing application opens

04: Housing Selection Starts (returning students)

11: Housing Selection Ends (returning students)

11: Spring break housing application due by 5 p.m.  

14: Residence halls and apartments close for spring break at 9 a.m.

22: Residence halls and apartments open after spring break at noon

May

01: Application deadline for fall 2020 housing (new/transfer students)

01: Cancellation deadline for fall 2020 housing

01: Application deadline for summer housing

08: Last day of classes

11: First day of exams

15: Preference deadline for fall 2020 housing (new/transfer students)

15-17: Commencement weekend

17: Residence halls and academic-year apartments close at 5 p.m.

18: Residence halls and academic-year apartments close for graduating seniors at 9 a.m. (must complete late stay request form)

20: Summer residence halls open at 9 a.m.

26: Summer session 1 starts

Summer 2020

May

01: Application deadline for fall 2020 housing (new/transfer students)

01: Cancellation deadline for fall 2020 housing

01: Application deadline for summer housing

08: Last day of classes

11: First day of exams

15: Preference deadline for fall 2020 housing (new/transfer students)

15-17: Commencement weekend

17: Residence halls and academic-year apartments close at 5 p.m.

18: Residence halls and academic-year apartments close for graduating seniors at 9 a.m. (must complete late stay request form)

20: Summer residence halls open at 9 a.m.

26: Summer session 1 starts

June

22: Summer session 2 begins

July

TBD: Assignment notifications for new students sent

6: Summer session 3 begins

31: Apartments close for students with full-year contracts

August

TBD: Early arrival move in begins at 2 p.m. for approved students and academic groups

TBD: Apartment and residence hall move in for all new students

TBD Greiner and apartment move in for returning students

TBD: Residence hall move in for returning students

29-30: Fall Opening Weekend 

31: First day of fall classes; all on-campus students must be checked in by 5 p.m.

Residence Halls and Apartments Close During Breaks

UB’s residence halls and apartments are closed during breaks, including Winter Session. Students must leave during these times unless they are approved for break housing. Learn more about break housing.