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 2021

Date Activity
June 4 New Student Housing Form (Agreement/Application) due in the online housing portal (under Applications): housing.gac.edu
June 21 [Optional] Roommate matching deadline in the housing portal for incoming first year students who want to match with their own roommates (in the housing portal under Room Selection --> Select Roommates --> Search for Roommate). If you do not mutually match, don't worry! You will be auto-matched during the room assignment process based on responses from your housing preference form.
by Aug 1 Housing Assignment and Roommate Information info posted in the Housing Portal

Fall Semester 2021

Date Activity
  Move-in process for Fall 2021
Aug 30 BedLoft.com rental request deadline for campus delivery during move-in (September 3rd and 5th 8am-12pm pick up at trailers outside Norelius or Pittman halls). 
Sept 3 - 6 New Student Orientation
Sept 5 - 6 Returning Students move-in
Tuesday, Sept 7 Classes Begin
  Hall Council Applications and elections (Click HERE for more info)
Oct 23 - 26 Fall Break - Residence Halls Open
Nov 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Recess: All residential housing is closed from 9am on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 until 12pm on Sunday, November 28, 2021
Dec 16 Reading Day
Dec 17 - 20 Final Examinations
Dec. 21 Fall Semester Ends, Residence Halls Close 9am
Dec. 21 - Jan 2 Winter Break: All residential housing is closed from 9am on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 until 12 pm on Sunday, January 2, 2022

January Term 2022

Date Activity
Sunday, Jan 2 Residence Halls Open 12pm, incoming student check-in at Residential Life office 12-2pm
Jan 3 - 25 January Term
January CF Applications Available. Click here to go to the CF Application Website
Jan 25 Last day of Jan. Term Classes
Jan 26 - Feb 1 Touring Week - Residence Halls Open

Spring Semester 2022

Date Activity
Wednesday, Feb 2 Spring Classes Begin
February 3 Collegiate Fellow Application deadline Click here to go to CF Application Website
February 18 Housing Accommodation Requests due for returning students (2022-2023)
March 4 Special Housing Applications due (Crossroads, ILS House, Swedish House) ; Off-campus applications due in Housing Portal for those who meet an automatic qualifier or for rising Seniors to be wait-listed.
February/March CF Selection Process
March 19 - 27 Spring Break - Residential Housing Closed from 9am on March 29, 2022 until 12pm on Sunday, March 27, 2022.
April 5 - 22 Room Selection for returning students
April 15 - 18 Easter Recess (residential housing is open)
April 18 New student housing agreement available in the housing portal
May 13 Reading Day - Review move-out information instructions closely!
May 14 - 17 Final Exams
May 17 Final Day of Final Exams (halls close at 6pm for all students not graduating/approved for 'after finals housing')
May 21 Commencement - Residence Halls close at 6:00 PM for Graduating Seniors