2020-21 Calendar

Move-in dates Residence Hall Dates Housing Sign Up Dates Summer Dates 2021-22 Calendar

Residence Hall Dates

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Aug. 27-29 See schedule Fall Welcome participants move in
Aug. 30 9 a.m. Residence halls open
Sept. 2   Classes begin
Sept. 14   Nov. 20 housing credit application goes live – Housing Portal > Residence Halls > Early Move-out Request
Nov. 23 to 27 Noon, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving recess – residence halls remain open with reduced services
Dec. 1 to Jan. 29  

Change your meal plan for spring

Dec. 7  

Residence hall move-back form goes live for returning students

Dec. 14 to 17  

Final exam week

Dec. 18 7 p.m. Residence halls close for winter recess
Dec. 24 to Jan. 3   University closure
Jan. 6  

New international students arrive

Jan. 15  

New spring contracts move in. See email for directions on scheduling a move-in time

Jan. 16, 2021  10 a.m. Residence halls open
Schedule a move-back time in the Housing Portal
Jan. 17  

Meal plans begin

Jan. 18   Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes
Jan. 19   Classes begin
Jan. 29   Last day to change your meal plan for spring
March 29 to April 2   Spring break
April 5   Distance education begins (except for programs with hands-on instruction)
April 26 to 29   Final exam week
April 30  7 p.m. Residence halls close

Housing Sign-up Dates

All processes begin at 10 a.m. EST.

Residence Halls - New residents
For Spring 2021 10 a.m. Nov. 16 Sign up begins
For Summer 2021 March 15 Summer housing sign-up begins
For Fall 2021 Jan. 29 Sign-up begins; Roommate Groups begin
  April 1 Roommate Finder goes live
  May 17 Receive email to your WMU account with your date and time to choose a hall, room and meal plan
  May 24 Room selection begins
Residence Halls - Returning residents
For Summer 2021 March 15 Summer housing sign-up begins
For Fall 2021 Jan. 25-27 Sign-up begins for students wanting to remain in their current room
  Jan. 28 Sign-up begins choose any hall
Arcadia Flats and Western View Apartments
For Spring and Summer I 2021 1 p.m. Nov. 16 Sign up begins (limited availability)
For Fall 2021 Dec. 1 Lottery sign-up begins
  Jan. 11 Roommate Groups begin
  Noon, Feb. 5 Lottery closes
  Feb. 8 Apartment 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.

Goldsworth Valley and Stadium Drive Apartments; Spindler Hall
For Spring 2021 1 p.m. Nov. 16 Sign-up begins
For Summer 2021 Jan. 11 Roommate Groups begin
  Feb. 10 Sign-up begins
For Fall 2021 March 1 Roommate Groups begin
 
April 5*
Sign-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.

*Goldsworth Valley Apartments will close August 2021.

SUMMER 2021

May 9 9 a.m. Summer I housing contract begins
June   Orientation for new domestic students
June 30   Summer I housing contract ends; Summer II housing contract begins
Early/mid-Aug.   Vendor orders due for in-room delivery
Aug. 20 5 p.m.  Summer II housing contract ends

2021-22 Residence Hall Dates

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Aug. 24

9 a.m.

New international students move in

Aug. 26-28

See schedule

Fall Welcome participants move in

Aug. 29

9 a.m.

Residence halls open

Sept. 1

 

Classes begin

Sept. 29

 

Last day to change your meal plan for fall

Oct. 20-22

 

Fall Break - residence halls remain open with reduced services

Nov. 24 to 28

Noon, Nov. 24

Thanksgiving 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. 17

7 p.m.

Residence halls close for winter recess

Dec. 24 to Jan. 2

 

University closure

Jan. 8, 2021

 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