Important Dates


Summer 2017

Date Term Event
Monday, 5/29/17 Summer Memorial Day; University Holiday – HCOM Closed
Friday, 6/2/17 Summer Move-In
Monday, 6/5/17 Summer Summer Classes Begin
Sunday, 7/30/17 Summer Move-Out

Fall 2017-Spring 2017

Fall 2017 Semester
Date Term Event
TBD Fall Resident Assistants Return to Campus
Monday, 8/20/17 Fall New International Student Move-In
Wednesday, 8/23/17 Fall Freshmen Move-In
Friday, 8/25/17 Fall Upperclassmen and Graduate Student Move-In
Monday, 8/28/17 Fall Classes Begin
Monday, 9/4/17 Fall Labor Day, University Holiday – HCOM Closed
Sunday, 9/28/17 Fall Bills Due
Saturday, 10/21/17 Fall Midpoint
Monday, 10/31/17 Fall Beginning of 11th week; no prorated cancellations
Saturday, 11/15/17 Fall Spring Cancellation Deadline
Monday, 11/20/17 Fall Thanksgiving Break Registration Form Available
Thursday-Friday, 11/23-24/17 Fall Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, 12/1/17 Fall Winter Break Registration Form available
Friday, 12/9/17 Fall Winter Break Registration Form closes; Students will be notified the status of their request the week of 12/5/16
Monday-Saturday, 12/11-16/17 Fall Final Exam Week
Saturday, 12/16/17 Fall FRH & LRH Close at Noon for Winter Break & End of Residence Hall Contract and Move Out (for non-continuing residents)
Sunday, 12/17/17 Fall End of Apartment/Townhouse Contract and Move Out (for non-continuing residents)
Spring 2017 Semester
Date Term Event
Sunday, 1/8/17 Spring New International Students Move-IN

Sunday the 8th from 8pm-11:59pm: please contact the police non-emergency number (217-206-6690) and ask to have an RA meet you to check in. (Early arrival charges will apply through 1/15/2017)

Tuesday, 1/10/17 Spring New Transfers and Graduate Student Move-in (non-International)

Tuesday the 10th 8pm-11:59pm: please contact the police non-emergency number (217-206-6690) and ask to have an RA meet you to check in. (Early arrival charges will apply through 1/15/2017)

Wednesday, 1/11/17 Spring New Freshmen Move-In

Freshman will move in on Wednesday the 11th from 9-10am at HCOM (the Housing Commons Office) located at 2325 Richard Wright Dr., Springfield, IL. (Early arrival charges will apply through 1/15/2017)

Sunday, 1/15/17 Spring FRH & LRH Reopen at Noon
Monday, 1/16/17 Spring Classes Begin
Monday, 2/20/17 Spring Spring Break Registration Form Available
Tuesday, 2/28/17 Spring Bills Due
Friday, 3/3/17 Spring Spring Break Registration Form closes; Students will be notified week of 3/6/17, if their request is granted
Saturday, 3/11/17 Spring Midpoint
Saturday, 3/11/17 Spring FRH & LRH Close at Noon
Monday-Friday, 3/13-17/17 Spring Spring Break Recess
Sunday, 3/19/17 Spring FRH & LRH Reopen at Noon
Monday, 3/20/17 Spring Beginning of 11th week; no prorated cancellations
Saturday, 4/15/17 Spring Summer Contract Cancellation Deadline
Monday-Saturday, 5/8-13/17 Spring Final Exam Week
Saturday, 5/13/17 Spring Commencement
Saturday, 5/13/17 Spring LRH & LRH End of Contract & Move-Out
Sunday, 5/14/17 Spring Apartment/Townhouse End of Contract & Move-Out
Sunday, 5/15/17 Spring Fall Contract Cancellation Deadline