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Opening and Closing

Academic Year 15-16

Chesapeake, Patapsco, Susquehanna, Erickson and Harbor communities (with the exception of ninth-month areas) close to residents during the Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks. Actual closing and opening dates for the current academic year can be found in the column to the right.

You may leave belongings in your room during break periods, except at Spring Closing (Summer Break); however, we encourage you to remove valuable items. You will receive closing check lists prior to each break period.

Potomac, Hillside, Terrace, Walker Avenue and West Hill communities and the nine month floors in Harbor Hall remain open during all break periods. The apartment desks in Hillside, Terrace and West Hill operate under reduced service hours during these break periods.


Fall Opening

  • MA Move In: Monday, Aug. 7th, 2015
    • 5:00 PM
  • 3rd Year RA & DM Move In: Sunday, Aug. 9th, 2015
  • New RA Move In: Tuesday, Aug. 11th, 2015
  • Returning RA Move In: Thursday, Aug. 13th, 2015
  • Desk Staff Move In: Sunday, Aug. 16th, 2015
  • Freshmen & Transfers: Saturday, Aug. 22nd, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Returning Residents: Monday, Aug. 24th, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, Aug. 26th, 2015

Thanksgiving Break

  • Close: Wednesday, Nov. 25th, 2015
    • 8:00 PM
      • (CPK, ERK, HBR, PAT, SUS)
  • Open: Sunday, Nov. 29th, 2015
    • 12:00 PM

Winter Break

  • Close: Thursday, Dec. 17th, 2015
    • 8:00 PM
      • (CPK, ERK, HBR, PAT, SUS)
  • DM Move In: Monday, January 18th, 2016
  • RA Move In: Tuesday, January 29th, 2016
  • Desk Staff Move In: Thursday, January 21st, 2016
  • Spring Opening: Sunday, January 24th, 2016
    • 9:00 AM
  • Classes Begin: Monday, January 25th, 2016

Spring Break

  • Close: Friday, March 11th, 2016
    • 8:00 PM
      • (CPK, ERK, HBR, PAT, SUS)
  • Open: Sunday, March 20th, 2016
    • 12:00 PM

Spring Closing

  • Close: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
    • 8:00 PM
  • Student Staff Move Out: Friday, May 20th, 2016