Important Dates


Fall 2017 Semester

Date Term Event
Sunday, 8/6/2017 Fall Resident Assistants Return to Campus
Sunday, 8/20/2017 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
Thursday, 9/28/17 Fall Bills Due
Saturday, 10/21/17 Fall Midpoint
Monday, 10/30/17 Fall Beginning of 11th week; no prorated cancellations
Wednesday, 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
Friday, 12/1/17 Fall Winter Break Registration Form available
Friday, 12/8/17 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 2018 Semester

Date Term Event
Sunday – Monday, 1/7-8/18 Spring New International Students Move-In
Sunday the 7th and Monday the 8th from 3pm-5pm in HCOM: 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 1/14/2018)
Tuesday, 1/9/18 Spring New Transfers and Graduate Student Move-In (Orientation attendees ONLY)
Tuesday the 9th from 9am-10am at the I-Card Office in the lower level of the Public Affairs Center (PAC).  (Early arrival charges will apply through 1/14/2018)
Wednesday, 1/10/18 Spring New Freshmen Move-In
Freshman will move in on Wednesday the 10th from 9am-10am at the I-Card office in the lower level of the Public Affairs Center (PAC). (Early arrival charges will apply through 1/14/2018)
Sunday, 1/14/18 Spring FRH & LRH Reopen at Noon; Spring Move-in for all Incoming Students
Tuesday, 1/16/18 Spring Classes Begin
Monday, 2/19/18 Spring Spring Break Registration Form Available
Wednesday, 2/28/18 Spring Bills Due
Friday, 3/2/18 Spring Spring Break Registration Form closes; Students will be notified week of 3/6/17, if their request is granted
Saturday, 3/10/18 Spring Midpoint
Saturday, 3/10/18 Spring FRH & LRH Close at Noon
Monday-Friday, 3/12-16/18 Spring Spring Break Recess
Sunday, 3/18/18 Spring FRH & LRH Reopen at Noon
Monday, 3/19/18 Spring Beginning of 11th week; no prorated cancellations
Sunday, 4/15/18 Spring Summer Contract Cancellation Deadline
Monday-Saturday, 5/7-12/18 Spring Final Exam Week
Saturday, 5/12/18 Spring Commencement
Saturday, 5/12/18 Spring LRH & LRH End of Contract & Move-Out
Sunday, 5/13/18 Spring Apartment/Townhouse End of Contract & Move-Out
Tuesday, 5/15/18 Spring Fall Contract Cancellation Deadline

Summer 2018 Semester

Date Term Event
Monday, 5/28/18 Summer Memorial Day; Unversity Holiday – HCOM Closed
Friday, 6/1/18 Summer Move-In (New Applicants ONLY)
Monday, 6/4/18 Summer Summer Classes Begin
Wednesday, 7/4/18 Summer Independence Day; University Holiday – HCOM Closed
Saturday, 7/28/18 Summer End of Summer Semester
Sunday, 7/29/18 Summer Move-Out (Non-Continuing Students; Summer ONLY)