Department of Residential Life

Current Students

Thank you for living on campus. We know you'll enjoy the convenience, accessibility and opportunities that are part of living at the heart of it all.

Contact Residential Life at 320-308-2166 and for more information.

Important dates and information

Below are Residential Life due dates, priority sign-up information, Garvey Commons hours, building schedules, activities, holidays and the like.


Fall semester 2018


19-20 International Student Move In begins
22 Husky Haulers Move In
22-Garvey Commons closed
23 Residential Communities open for first year students
23 Picnic outside Garvey Commons from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
23 Garvey Commons opens at 4:30 p.m.
23-26 Huskies First Four
24-26 Residential Communities open for returning students
27 Day and evening classes begin
31 Deadline to change meal plan is 4:30 p.m. in the Ervin House


3 Labor Day Holiday; No classes (Garvey Commons opens at 10 a.m.; Offices closed
17 Housing Balance due or first Payment Plan payment due


8 Second Payment Plan payment due
5 Fall Break; No classes; Offices open
19-21 Family Weekend/Homecoming
29-Third Payment Plan due


12 Veterans Day Observed; No classes; Offices closed
12 Garvey Commons opens at 10 a.m.
20 Garvey Commons closes at 3 p.m.
20 Residential Communities close at 7 p.m.
21-23 Thanksgiving Break; No classes; Offices closed 23-24
25 Residential Communities re-open at 1 p.m.
25 Garvey Commons opens from 4-7 p.m.


14 Last day of classes
17-20 Final Exams
17-20 Garvey Commons opens at 6:45 a.m.
21 Garvey Commons closes at 4 p.m.
21 Residential Communities close for Winter Break at 7 p.m.
21 Undergraduate Commencement

Spring semester 2019


6-7 International students move in
7 Housing payment due
12 Garvey Commons dining opens at 5:00 p.m.
12 Residential communities re-open at 1 p.m.
14 Day and evening classes begin
18 Last day to make meal plan changes to the Ervin House by 4:30 pm
21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, No classes, Garvey Commons opens at 7 a.m., offices closed


7 Housing payment due
18 No classes and offices closed for Presidents' Day, Garvey Commons is open
20 2nd Housing payment due


6 Housing payments balance due
1 Garvey Commons dining closes at 4 p.m.
5 Residential communities close 7 p.m. for Spring Break
4-8 Spring Break
10 Residential communities re-open at 1 p.m.
10 Garvey Commons dining opens at 5:00 p.m.
23 Housing Plan Balance Due



3 Last Day of classes
6 Final Exams Begin
6-9 Final Exams continue
6-9 Garvey Commons dining open 6:45 a.m.
10 Garvey Commons closes at 4 p.m.
10  Residential communities close 7 p.m. for Summer Break
10 Undergraduate Commencement
31 Coborn Plaza Apartments move-out 

Summer Sessions 2018


14 Summer Block 1 classes begin
28 No classes and offices closed for Memorial Day
31 Last day spring residents move out of Coborn Plaza Apartments


21 Summer Block 1 classes end
25 Summer Block 2 classes begin


4 No classes and offices closed for Independence Day


4 Move-in begins for Coborn Plaza Apartments
2 Summer Block 2 classes end
10 Residential communities close 5 p.m.
11 Summer school students to Fall assignments