First Year Students

First-year students arrive to campus at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

First-year international students arrive to campus Tuesday, August 23-Thursday, August 25, 2016.

Upperclass students arrive to campus on Monday, August 29, 2016.  Off campus theme house move in is also Monday, August 29, 2016.  

Classes begin on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Classes are in session on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016.  Administrative offices closed.

Homecoming and Family Weekend is Friday, October 14-Sunday, October  16, 2016.

Early Arrival

The majority of first-year students are expected to arrive on campus Thursday, August 25, 2016. Upper class students are permitted to return on Monday, August 29.  Only those students that are required to arrive early for athletic preseason training or those that are helping with special events will be approved to arrive early. If you will attend preseason training or are required to be on campus for a first-year group orientation, you will be given instructions how to register your early arrival.  

Early arrival requests will be accepted beginning August 1st and the link for an early arrival requests closes at noon on August 10th.  The lists are then sent to the Key Shop and to Public Safety.

If you have any questions regarding the above information, please do not hesitate to e-mail the Director of Housing, Lori Foust at or call 717.358.4438.