After-Finals Housing

All dates below are from Spring 2023. Date and form information for 2024 will be updated at the start of the Spring semester.

All Residential Housing closes for non-Seniors within 24-hours of your last final, or by 7pm on Tuesday, May 23 (whichever comes first). Residential Housing closes for Seniors on Saturday, May 27 at 6pm. An after-finals request approval will be required for all non-Seniors requiring housing after May 23, 2023, and all Seniors requiring housing after May 27, 2023. Note: you may have to move to a temporary housing assignment depending on your Spring assignment/departure date - as all housing has to be turned over for Summer Programs/Reunion Weekend housing by June 1.
Applications are due April 23, 2023. Any late applications after that date are subject to a $25 processing fee, in addition to any housing charges.
General Closing Information - 
  • Each resident is required to depart within 24 hours of the completion of their last final or by 7:00pm Tuesday, May 23, whichever comes first.
  • Residence Halls close to non-seniors on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 7:00pm.
  • All Residential Halls close for graduating Seniors at 6pm on Saturday, May 27.
  • As you plan your departure from campus, you will receive a procedure email and should check your door for a checkout envelope or pick one up from the Residential Life office - you will book a departure time, move-out your belongings, and then return your key to Residential Life to confirm your check-out/move out.
  • If you have questions about storage, please click here. E-mail if you have any further questions.

Students requesting to remain on campus for any period of time between hall closings and Commencement/Summer Housing move-in must apply and receive advance approval.

Students can apply if you meet any of the following criteria:
  • Reside further than 350 miles away/International Student and can't travel by the Residence Halls closing.
  • Required to work for a College department/in Commencement (other than graduating Seniors) - you will need to list your supervisor/coach.

Any additional nights or for not meeting the above criteria is subject to a $75 per night charge. 

Graduating Seniors

If you are a graduating senior who currently resides on campus, we assume you will stay in your Residence Hall space and will not be required to check out until Saturday, May 27, 2023. If you move out prior to that, please return your room key(s) directly to the Residential Life office as confirmation of your move-out. If your travel distance is greater than 350+ miles, you can request a late checkout, but you must apply in advance via the after-finals form. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Residential Life Office at, or 507-933-7529. 

Housing for family members during commencement is not coordinated by Residential Life but is available, please check here and scroll down to 'on-campus housing reservations' for ticket purchase information and link.