After-Finals Housing

The After-Finals Housing Request form was due by May 14, 2019, and all halls are closed to non-Seniors/approved after-finals housing requests as of 7pm on March 28, 2019. Please contact the Residential Life office (, 507-933-7529) for assistance.
Information below is for students who need to remain in their room after the completion of finals.
Please read information thoroughly. Applications for "after-finals housing" must be submitted via the online form by May 14, 2019.
Closing Information - Spring 2019
  • Each resident is required to depart within 24 hours of the completion of their last final or by 6:00pm Tuesday, May 28th, whichever comes first.
  • Residence Halls close to non-seniors on Tuesday, May 28th at 6:00pm.
  • You will receive detailed information via email about checking out of your residence hall room (including instructions about how to sign up for a time), storage options for those who live more than 350 miles from campus, etc.

Students requesting to remain on campus for any period of time between hall closings and Commencement must apply and receive advance approval.

Students can apply if you meet any of the following criteria:

  • Walking in Commencement on June 1 but graduating in December 2019
  • Reside further than 350 miles away and can't travel by the Residence Halls closing (6pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for non-Seniors)
  • 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. All Residential Halls close for student housing at 6pm on Saturday, June 1st. If you have questions about the summer housing process, please check here

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 check out until Saturday, June 1st. If you are a senior leaving prior to June 1st, contact your Area Coordinator or CF to set up a check-out time. If your travel distance is greater than 350+ miles, you can be approved to coordinate a checkout on Sunday, June 2nd. Please apply via the after-finals form. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Residential Life Office at, or 507-933-7529. Look for specific info about your hall in the emails you receive from your Area Coordinator, on posters in your hall and from information shared by your CF and your next community meeting! 

(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' - purchase tickets for housing for immediate family of graduating Seniors for $15 per person per night through the Gustavus tickets page: