Opening and Closing Information
Information for 2013-14 Academic Year
Thanksgiving Holiday: Thanksgiving vacation begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013. Residence areas close Saturday, November 23 at 8 a.m. and reopen Sunday, December 1 at 8 a.m. The first meal served will be dinner on Sunday, December 1. Classes resume on Monday, December 2at 8:30 a.m.
Semester Break: The final exam period is Sunday, December 15-Friday, December 20. Residence areas close Saturday, December 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, January 21, 2014 at 8 a.m.; the first meal served will be lunch that day. Classes begin on Wednesday, January 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.
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