Residential Life Annual Calendar

Please see the College's COVID-19 information page for any changes to the Academic and College calendar.

Questions? Contact reslife@gustavus.edu.

Summer 2020

Date Activity
June 5 Incoming first-year student Housing Contract and Preference Form due in the online housing portal (under Applications, available April 27): housing.gac.edu
June 22 [Optional] Roommate matching deadline in the housing portal for incoming first year students who want to match with their own roommates
Aug 3 Housing Assignment and Roommate Information info posted in the Housing Portal

Fall Semester 2020

Date Activity
Aug. 15 - 28 Early Belongings Drop-off - students may book a time slot to move belongings in to their Fall room assignments, and then return August 30
Aug. 29 First-year students who did not book an early drop-off time slot can book a time slot this date to move in
Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 New Student Orientation
Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 Returning Students move-in
Sept. 2 Classes Begin
Sept.  Hall Council Applications and elections (Click HERE for more info)
Oct. 17-19 Fall Break - Residence Halls Open
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Recess, halls close Wednesday, November 25 at 9am and re-open Sunday, November 29 at 12pm.
Nov. 30 Remote Instruction Begins, Residence Halls Open
Dec. 10-14 Final Examinations
Dec. 14 Fall Semester Ends, Residence Halls Close
Dec. 15-Jan. 3 Winter Break, Residence Halls Closed

January Term 2021

Date Activity
Jan. 3 Residence Halls Open, incoming student check-in at Residential Life office
Jan. 4–26 January Interim Experience
Jan. CF Applications Available. Click here to go to the CF Application Website
Jan. 26 Last day of IEX/Jan. Term Classes
Jan. 27-31 Touring Week - Residence Halls Open

Spring Semester 2021

Date Activity
Feb. 1 Spring Classes Begin
Feb. TBA Collegiate Fellow Application deadline Click here to go to CF Application Website
March 5 Special Housing Applications due (Crossroads, ILS House, Swedish House) 
March  CF Selection Process
March 12 Requests Due - any housing accommodation requests (request form and documentation paperwork required) and off-campus housing applications due for returning students
April  Room Selection
April 2-4 Easter Recess (residential housing is open)
May 11 Final Day of Final Exams (halls close at 6pm for all students not graduating/approved for 'after finals housing')
May 13 Commencement - Residence Halls close at 6:00 PM for Graduating Seniors