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Housing Important Dates

WKU Important Dates

2017-2018 Housing Important Dates

Sunday, August. 13

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan move-in

Thursday, August. 17

Residence Halls open at 8:00 a.m. for students not participating in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

Monday, August 21

Classes Begin (only classes beginning at 4 p.m. or after due to the solar eclipse)

Tuesday, August 22

All classes in session

Wednesday, September 6

Room change requests begin. You can request a room change on Topnet

Sept. 22-23

Parent and Family Weekend

October 5-6

Fall Break - Halls remain open

Saturday, October 14


Wednesday, November 22

Halls close for Thanksgiving break at Noon, except Barnes, Bemis, Northeast and Bates-Runner Halls*

Sunday, November 26

Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m. from Thanksgiving break

December 4-8

Final exams

Saturday, December 9

Residence halls close for winter break at 4:00 p.m.*

Thursday, January 18

Halls open for spring semester at 8:00 a.m.

Monday, January 22

Classes begin

Thursday, February 8

Room change requests end

Feb. 20-Mar. 31

Online room selection process for returning students - Live ON!

Friday, March 9

Halls close for spring break at 6:00 p.m., except Barnes, Bemis, Northeast and Bates-Runner Halls*

March 12-16

Spring break

Sunday, March 18

Halls reopen from spring break at 10:00 a.m.

May 7-11

Final exams

Sunday, May 13

All halls close at 10:00 a.m. / View summer housing information*

*Residents are not required to remove their belongings from their residence hall room during Thanksgiving, winter or spring breaks. Watch for communication from HRL and check with your RA for closedown procedures. Any student needing to stay during the summer months will need to move to the summer residence hall. 

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