Opening and Closing Information
Information for 2013-14 Academic Year
Thanksgiving Holiday: Thanksgiving vacation begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Residence areas close Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8 a.m. and reopen Sunday, Dec. 1, at 8 a.m. The first meal served will be dinner on Sunday, Dec. 1. Classes resume on Monday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 a.m.
Semester Break: The final exam period is Sunday, Dec. 15-Friday, Dec. 20. Residence areas close Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8 a.m. (Students are expected to communicate with their RAs regarding departure plans and should vacate campus within 24 hours following their last exam.)
Spring Semester: Residence areas reopen for residents returning for the spring semester on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 8 a.m.; the first meal served will be lunch that day. Classes begin on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Spring Vacation: Spring Vacation begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014. Residence areas close Saturday, March 8, at 8 a.m. and reopen Sunday, March 16, at 8 a.m. The first meal served will be dinner on March 16. Classes resume on Monday, March 17, at 8:30 a.m
End of Year: The final exam period is Friday, May 9-Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Residence areas close Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. for underclass women, except those who are approved by the Director of Residence Life to remain on campus for Commencement. Click here for everything you will need to know about housing to prepare for the end of the academic year.
Please note: Graduating seniors are permitted to remain in residence through Commencement on Saturday, May 17, 2014. All residence areas close for all remaining students at 5:30 p.m. on May 17. Any student who has not moved out by that time will be fined $100.00/hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. The College will enter the rooms for housekeeping purposes and will remove and/or discard any personal belongings left behind.
Questions should be directed to the Office of Residence Life, (434) 381-6420 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org