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. TBD 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. TBD Collegiate Fellow Application deadline Click here to go to CF Application Website
March TBD Special Housing Applications due (International Center, CHOICE, ILS House) 
March TBD CF Selection Process
March 30 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