2021-22 Calendar

Move-in dates Residence Hall Dates Housing Sign Up Dates Summer Dates

Residence Hall Dates

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Aug. 249 a.m.New international student move in
Aug. 26-28See scheduleFall Welcome participants move in
Aug. 299 a.m.Residence halls open
Sept. 1 Classes begin
Sept. 29 Last day to change your meal plan for fall
Oct. 20 to 22 Fall Break - residence halls remain open with reduced services
Nov. 24 to 28Noon, Nov. 24Thanksgiving recess – residence halls remain open with reduced services
Dec. 1 to Jan. 29 

Change your meal plan for spring

Dec. 11 to 16 

Final exam week

Dec. 177 p.m.Residence halls close for winter recess
Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 University closure
Jan. 6 

New international students arrive

Jan. 8, 2022 10 a.m.Residence halls open
Jan. 9 

Meal plans begin

Jan. 10 Classes begin
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes
Jan. 29 Last day to change your meal plan for spring
March 4 Spirit Day - no classes
March 7 to 11 Spring break
April 25 to 28 Final exam week
April 29 7 p.m.Residence halls close

Housing Sign-up Dates

All processes begin at 10 a.m. EST.

Residence Halls - New residents
For Spring 2022Nov. 1Sign up begins
 Dec. 13Room selection begins
For Summer 2022March 7Summer housing sign-up begins
For Fall 2022Jan. 28Sign-up begins; Roommate Groups begin
 April 1Roommate Finder goes live
 May 16Email your WMU account with your date and time to choose a hall, room and meal plan
 May 23Room selection begins
Residence Halls - Returning residents
For Summer 2022March 14Summer housing sign-up begins
For Fall 2021Jan. 24-26Sign-up wanting to remain in their current room sign up
 Jan. 27Sign-up begins -  choose any hall
Arcadia Flats and Western View Apartments
For Spring 2022Nov. 15Sign up begins (limited availability)
For Fall 2022Dec. 1Lottery sign-up begins
 Jan. 10Roommate Groups begin
 Noon, Feb. 4Lottery closes
 Feb. 8Apartment selection for those with lottery numbers begins

Current Arcadia Flats and Western View residents are emailed in early December with an option to sign a contract for an additional year.

Stadium Drive Apartments; Spindler Hall
For Spring 2022Nov. 15Sign-up begins
For Summer 2022Jan. 11Roommate Groups begin
 Feb. 10Sign-up begins
For Fall 2022March 1Roommate Groups begin
 April 6Sign-up begins

Current apartment residents are emailed in January regarding summer housing and in February with an option to sign a contract for an additional year.


May 89 a.m.Summer I housing contract begins
May - July Orientation for new domestic students
June 29 Summer I housing contract ends; Summer II housing contract begins
Early/mid-Aug. Vendor orders due for in-room delivery
Aug. 195 p.m. Summer II housing contract ends