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.

Key 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 2019


17-19 International student move-in begins
21 Husky Haulers move-in
21-Garvey Commons closed
22 Residential Communities open for first year students
22 Garvey Commons opens at 11 a.m.
22-26 Huskies First Four
23-25 Residential Communities open for returning students
26 Day and evening classes begin
30 Deadline to change meal plan is 4:30 p.m. in the Ervin House


2 Labor Day Holiday; No classes (Garvey Commons opens at 10 a.m.; Offices closed
16 Housing Balance due or first Payment Plan payment due
25-29 St. Cloud State Homecoming


7 Second Payment Plan payment due
11 Fall Break; No classes; Offices open
28 Third Payment Plan due, remaining balance due

11 Veterans Day Observed; No classes; Offices closed
11 Garvey Commons opens at 10 a.m.
26 Garvey Commons closes at 4 p.m.
27 Residential Communities close at 7 p.m.
27-29 Thanksgiving Break; No classes; Offices closed 28-29


1 Residential Communities re-open at 1 p.m.
1 Garvey Commons opens at 4 p.m.
18 Last day of classes
16-19 Final Exams
16-19 Garvey Commons opens at 6:45 a.m.
20 Garvey Commons closes at 4 p.m.
20 Residential Communities close for Winter Break at 7 p.m.
20 Undergraduate Commencement

Spring semester 2020


4-5 International students move in
11 Garvey Commons dining opens at 5 p.m.
11 Residential communities re-open at 1 p.m.
13 Day and evening classes begin
17 Last day to make meal plan changes to the Ervin House by 4:30 p.m.
20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, No classes, Garvey Commons opens at 7 a.m., offices closed


3 Housing balance due or first payment plan due
17 Classes in session and offices closed for Presidents' Day, Garvey Commons is open
24 Second Housing payment due


6 Garvey Commons dining closes at 4 p.m.
6 Residential communities close 7 p.m. for Spring Break
9-13 Spring Break
15 Residential communities re-open at 1 p.m.
15 Garvey Commons dining opens at 5 p.m.
16 Housing Plan Balance Due



1 Last day of classes
4 Final exams begin
4-7 Final exams continue
4-7 Garvey Commons dining open 6:45 a.m.
8 Garvey Commons closes at 4 p.m.
8  Residential communities close 7 p.m. for Summer Break
8 Undergraduate Commencement
31 Coborn Plaza Apartments move-out 

Summer Sessions 2019


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


27 Summer Block 1 classes end


1 Summer classes begin Summer Session 2
4 No classes and offices closed for Independence Day


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