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2015-2016 Important Housing & Residential Life Dates 

Please note when forms are due, when the residence halls close and when the last meals in the dining center are.

**IMPORTANT- the dates of finals has changed. Finals are now from December 14th-18th**


·        Wednesday August 26th: Freshmen move-in 8am-3pm, Orientation begins

·        Thursday August 27th- Sunday August 30th:   Orientation

·        Saturday and Sunday August 29th and 30th:   Returning student check-in

·        Sunday August 30th:  Dinner is first meal in the Dining Center

·        Monday August 31st: First day of classes

·        Monday September 7th: University Closed

·        October 4th-9th: Spirit Week

·        October 10th and 11th: Fall Festival and Day on the Bay

·        October 26th: Academic Advising begins for Spring Semester

·        November 9th-20th: Registration for Spring Semester

·        Wednesday November 11th:  University Closed

·        Thursday and Friday November 26th and 27th: University closed for Thanksgiving (Dining Center closed November 26th-29th)

·        December 11th: Last day of classes

·        December 14th-18th: Finals

·        Thursday December 18th: Dinner is last meal in the Dining Center for the semester

·        December 19th at 10am: Residence Halls close for Winter Break

·        Friday January 1st: University Closed

·        Saturday January 2nd at 10am: Residence Halls reopen for first year students

·        Sunday January 3rd at 10am: Residence Halls reopen for returning students

·        Sunday January 3rd at 5pm: First meal in the dining center is dinner

·        Monday January 4th:  First day of classes

·        Monday January 18th: University closed (Dining Center closed)

·        March 16th: Academic advising begins for fall semester

·        TBD  : Changeover Ball

·        Monday March 31st: University closed for Cesar Chavez Day

·        Tuesday April 1st: University closed for Spring Pause

·        Wednesday April 2nd: : Off-Campus Petitions due by 4pm

·        Friday April 15th: Late Stay Requests for any student to stay past 10am Friday April 22nd due by 4pm

·        Friday April 15th: Last day of classes

·        Sunday-Wednesday April 17th-20th : Final Exams

·        Wednesday April 20th : Last meal in the Dining Center is dinner

·        Friday April 22nd : Residence Halls close at noon for all students (unless they have an approved Late Stay Request Form)

·        Saturday April 23rd: Commencement

·        Sunday April 24th: Residence Halls close for all students with approved Late Stay Request Forms at 10am