Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2018

August 15                                                 Early Move-In Day - $55 early move-in fee (charged to your University account); no advanced reservation or payment is required.
August 16-17 Move-In Day - Arrive at your Move-In time.
August 18 Move-In Day - Arrive at your Move-In time. If you will moving in after this date, you must notify Housing & Residential Life to prevent cancelation of your housing.
August 20
  • First day of classes
  • Fall semester rent due and first payment due for the University's payment plan
September 1 [Fall 2019] New Student Fall 2019 housing application opens - apply for housing in My UAHome
September 3 Labor Day - no classes
September 4

Hall Transfer/Room Swap Request available at 6 p.m.

October 1 [Spring 2019 ONLY] Housing application goes live
November 12 Veterans Day observed - no classes
November 22-25 Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 5 Last day of classes
December 6
Reading Day - no classes
December 7

Final exams begin

December 13 Final exams end
December 14
  • Winter Recess - Dorms close, except for winter break housing
  • Students must vacate the dorms by 5 p.m. during winter break; however students may leave their belongings in the rooms during this time.


Spring 2019

January 1 [Fall 2019] Applications open for theme communities (optional)
January 6
  • Halls Open for Spring Semester at noon
  • New Students: Check-in Sunday, January 6 - Tuesday, January 8, from 12 noon to 3:30 pm.
  • Returning fall semester residents return at their convenience.
January 9 First day of classes
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr Holiday – no classes
February 1 [Summer 2019] Applications open for summer housing
March 1 [Fall 2019] Roommate process opens
  • Find a roommate through the roommate search portal inside My UAHome, if you are interested
  • Request a roommate (optional), must be done before you pick your room
March 4-8 Spring break – no classes
May 1

[Fall 2019]

  • Complete your License Agreement (housing contract), available mid-April
  • Pay your $200 Rent Down Payment, available mid-April
  • Pay your Admissions Enrollment Fee to be eligible to pick your room
May 1 Last day of classes
May 2 Reading Day – no classes or finals
May 3 Final exams begin
May 9 Final exams end
May 10
  • Dorms close (all students must check out by 5 p.m., except those moving to summer housing)
  • Commencement
Mid-May                                      

[Fall 2019] Pick your hall and room, starts in mid-May and goes through June (based on the date you paid your application fee)

  • Once you have a room, you can pick a different room or hall if you want (until July 1)


Summer 2019

Various Summer school housing License Agreement (housing contract) must be completed and received by Housing & Residential Life before you will be permitted to move into summer school housing.
May 12 Summer school residence halls open for Presession, move-in between 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
May 13
  • Presession summer school move-in from 10 a.m. -4 p.m.
  • First day of Presession classes
  • Presession rent due
May 16 [Fall 2019] Pick your hall and room, starts in mid-May and goes through June (based on application date)
May 27 Memorial Day - no classes
June 8
  • Last day of Presession classes and final exams
  • If you are not continuing with First Summer Session classes, you must remove all belongings and vacate by 6pm
June 9-10 New summer school residents move-in from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 10
  • First day of First Summer Session classes
  • First Summer Session rent due
July 4 Independence Day - no classes
July 11
  • Last day of First Summer Session classes and final exams
  • If you are not continuing with Second Summer Session classes, you must remove all belongings and vacate by 6 p.m.
July 14-15 New summer school residents move-in from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 15
  • First day of Second Summer Session classes
  • Second Summer Session rent due
Late-July Complete your pre-arrival Online Check-In and pick your Move-In day
July 31 [Spring 2019] Last day appeals will be accepted for spring semester damage/move-out charges
August 14
  • Last day of Second Summer Session classes and final exams
  • All summer school residents must remove belongings and vacate by 6 p.m.

Please note: Application and deadline dates are subject to change at the discrection of Housing & Residential Life.