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. TBA Hall Council Applications Due (Click HERE for more info)
Sept. TBA Hall Council Elections
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

Interim Experience/January Term 2021

Date Activity
Jan. 3 Residence Halls Open, incoming student check-in at Residential Life office (time TBD)
Jan. 4–26 January Interim Experience
Jan. TBA 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 TBA Special Housing Applications due (International Center, CHOICE, ILS House) 
March TBA CF Selection Process
March TBA Requests Due - any housing accommodation requests (request form and documentation paperwork required) and off-campus housing applications due for returning students
April TBA 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 gradauting/approved for 'after finals housnig'
May 15 Commencement - Residence Halls close at 6:00 PM for Graduating Seniors