Residential Life Annual Calendar

Please visit the Gustavus Academic Calendar for a full listing of relevant College calendar dates.

Summer 2019

Date Activity
June 3 Incoming first-year student Housing Contract and Preference Form due in the online housing portal (under Applications, available April 29th): housing.gac.edu
June 24 [Optional] Roommate matching deadline in the housing portal for incoming first year students who want to match with their own roommates
Aug 1 Housing Assignment and Roommate Information info posted in the Housing Portal

Fall Semester 2019

Date Activity
Aug 30 First-Year Student Move In Day (residence halls open at 9:00 am)
Aug 30 - Sept 2 New Student Orientation
Sept. 1 - 2 Transfer Student Move In and Orientation (check in between 9am-4pm at Campus Center information desk)
Sept. 1 - 2

Returning Students Move-in - Residential Housing opens starting at 8 a.m. - check in at your Residence Hall.

Sept. 3 Classes Begin
Sept. TBD Hall Council applications due by noon! (Click HERE for more info)
Sept. TBD Online Hall Council elections held
Oct. 19 - 22 Fall Break...Residence Halls remain open
Nov. 4 - 7 Interim Experience Registration
Nov. 11 - 21 Spring Semester Registration
Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Recess: Residence Halls Close at 9:00 AM on Wednesday Nov. 27 and Re-open at Noon on Sunday, Dec. 1
Dec. 12 Final Day of Fall Semester Classes
Dec. 13 Reading Day...no classes
Dec. 16-19 Final Examinations
Dec. 20 Residence Halls Close at 9:00 AM
Dec. 20-Jan 5 Winter Break/Christmas Recess

Interim Experience/January Term 2020

Date Activity
Jan. 5 Residence Halls Open at Noon and incoming student check-in at Residential Life office (time TBD)
Jan. 6 Interim Experience (IE) /January Term Classes begin
Jan. 20 CF Applications Available. Click here to go to the CF Application Website
Jan. 31 Last day of IEX/Jan. Term Classes
Feb 1 - 9 Touring Break...Residence Halls Remain Open

Spring Semester 2020

Date Activity
Feb. 9 Incoming student check in at Residential Life Office (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Feb. 10 Classes Begin
Feb. 23 Collegiate Fellow Application deadline Click here to go to CF Application Website
March 4 Special Housing Applications due (International Center, CHOICE, ILS House) 
March TBD CF Selection Process
March 20 Returning students - any housing accommodation requests (request form and documentation paperwork required) and off-campus housing applications due
April 6 - 13 Spring Break/Easter Recess: Residence Halls Close at 9:00 AM on Saturday, April 4 and re-open at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, April 13.
April - see timeline Room Selection (Click here to go to Room Selection website)
April 20 - 30 Fall Course Registration
May 20 Final Day of Spring Semester Classes
May 21 Reading Day
May 22-26 Final Exams
May 26 Residence Halls close at 7:00 PM for all students not graduating/approved for 'after-finals' housing.
May 30 Residence Halls close at 6:00 PM for Graduating Seniors