Important Dates

View the Housing Contract timeline to learn important dates related to requesting a Housing Contract for on-campus housing.

Housing - Important Dates
Semester/Year Date Information
Summer 2015 May 10 Maymester check-in begins at NOON, Pollock Commons. Visit www.arrival.psu.edu to learn more.
Summer 2015 May 17 Summer Session I check-in at Pollock Commons. Visit www.arrival.psu.edu to learn more. NO EARLY ARRIVALS PERMITTED
2015-2016 May 30 Deadline to process a Housing Contract Transfer of Obligation for fall 2015-spring 2016
Summer 2015 June 28 Summer Session II arrival. Check-in at Pollock Commons. Visit www.arrival.psu.edu to learn more. NO EARLY ARRIVALS PERMITTED
Fall 2015 August 1 Deadline to purchase a fall 2015 Commuter Meal Plan is 8/1 at noon
Summer 2015 August 15 Summer Session Ends: residence halls CLOSE on Saturday 8/15 at noon. ALL STUDENTS MUST CHECK-OUT.
Fall 2015 August 21 Fall Arrival: first-year students (students from Centre County and their roommates, and out-of-state students and their roommates)
Fall 2015 August 22 Fall Arrival: first-year students (remaining in-state students)
Fall 2015 August 22-23 Fall Arrival: upper-class students
Fall 2015 September 7 Labor Day Holiday - no classes (Residence halls remain open)
Fall 2015 October 18 Housing Fair for the 2016-2017 academic year. www.studentaffairs.psu.edu/offcampus
Fall 2015 October 16-18 Housing for 2016-2017 Information Session for Parents and Families. Attend a sessions to learn more about the housing process. Or visit us during the Housing Fair on Sunday.
Fall 2015 November 22 Fall Break: residence halls CLOSE on Sunday 11/22 at 10:00 a.m. All students, except those with a Break Access Housing Contract, must vacate the residence halls (belongings can remain)
Fall 2015 November 23-27 Fall Break: no classes, residence halls close
Fall 2015 November 29 Fall Break: residence halls OPEN on Sunday 11/29 at 10:00 a.m. NO EARLY ARRIVALS
Fall 2015 December 1 Deadline to purchase a spring 2016 Commuter Meal Plan is 12/1 at noon
Fall 2015 December 11 Deadline to change fall 2015 Campus Meal Plan is 12/11 at noon
Fall 2015 December 14-18 Finals Week
Fall 2015 December 19 Semester End: residence halls CLOSE Saturday 12/19 at 4:00 p.m. All students, except those with a Break Access Housing Contract, must vacate residence halls. Belongings may remain in room, unless checking out or moving to a new room for spring semester.
Spring 2016 January 9 Spring Semester: residence halls OPEN on Saturday 1/9 at 8:00 a.m.
Spring 2016 January 11 Spring Semester: classes begin
Spring 2016 January 18 Martin Luther King Day: no classes; residence halls remain open
Spring 2016 January 30 Housing Fair for the 2016-2017 academic year. www.studentaffairs.psu.edu/offcampus
Spring 2016 March 5 Spring Break: residence halls CLOSE Saturday 3/5 at noon. All students, except those with a Break Access Housing Contract, must vacate the residence halls
Spring 2016 March 7-11 Spring Break: no classes, residence halls close
Spring 2016 March 13 Spring Break: residence halls OPEN on Sunday 3/13 at 10:00 a.m. NO EARLY ARRIVALS PERMITTED
Spring 2016 April 29 Deadline to change spring 2016 Campus Meal Plan is 4/29 at noon
Spring 2016 May 2-6 Finals Week
Spring 2016 May 7 Spring Semester Ends: Mifflin Hall and Miller Hall CLOSE on Saturday 5/7 at 4:00 p.m. All students in Mifflin and Miller must be checked out before 4:00 p.m.
Spring 2016 May 8 Spring Semester Ends: residence halls CLOSE Sunday 5/8 at 4:00 p.m. ALL STUDENTS MUST CHECK-OUT before 4:00 p.m. NOTE: students in Mifflin Hall and Miller Hall must check-out on SATURDAY 5/7 by 4:00 p.m.