Arrival/Departure Dates

Spring 2017 Housing Calendar

Saturday, January 14 Residence Halls Open at 12 Noon
Monday, January 16 MLK Holiday - No Classes
Tuesday, January 17 Classes Begin
Saturday, March 4 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Spring Break
Saturday, March 11 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Monday, March 13 Classes Resume
Thursday, April 13
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Easter Break
Monday, April 17 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Tuesday, April 18
Classes Resume
Friday, May 5
Reading Day
Sat.May 6 - Fri. May 12*
Final Examinations (no exams Sunday, May 7)
Saturday, May 13**
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
Fri. May 19 - Sat. May 20 Commencement and Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 21 Residence Halls Close for the Semester - 6 pm
* All students are expected to depart from the halls within 24 hours after their last examination.
**All residence halls and apartments close Saturday, May 13 at 12 Noon for students not required to stay on campus for Commencement activities.

Fall 2017 - New Student Move-In

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Report Directly to Your Residence Hall


Arrival Times
- By First Letter of Last Name - TBA

For those traveling a distance, please feel free to arrive anytime after your scheduled time. Resident Assistants will be available after 6 pm in each hall to assist those who can not arrive until the evening.

Additional check-in hours are available on Saturday, August 19 between 9 am and Noon for those who can not travel on Friday.  

Fall 2017 - Upperclass Student Move-In

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9 am - 5 pm   

Tuesday, August 22, 2017- 9 am - 3 pm 

  • Students may arrive at any point during the time frames listed above.
  • There are no specific arrival times for upperclass students based on last name.
  • Upperclass students will not be permitted to access their fall housing assignment prior to Monday, August 21 unless sponsored in advance by a Villanova staff member and participating in an authorized activity. 
  • Residence Life cannot approve early arrival or item drop off for students with transportation concerns, family or work obligations, vacation plans, etc.  Please make travel plans accordingly.
  • Please report directly to your Residence Hall and check in with the RA staff.
    • Corr, Sheehan, Sullivan Residents - Please access campus via the Main Gate on Ithan Ave.
    • Alumni, Austin, St. Rita's Residents - Please access campus via the Fedigan Gate on Spring Mill Rd.
    • Delurey, Fedigan, O'Dwyer, Simpson Residents - Please access campus via the Fedigan Gate on Spring Mill Rd.
    • St. Mary's, West Campus Apartments Residents - Please access campus via the West Gate on Spring Mill Rd.
  • You must check-in with the RA staff to activate Wildcard access to your residence hall.
  • Meal plans will be active beginning with dinner on Monday, August 21. 
  • Classes begin Wednesday, August 23, 2017.    

Fall 2017 Housing Calendar

Friday, August 18
New Student Move-In                                    
Sat. Aug. 19 - Tues. Aug. 22 New Student Orientation
Mon. Aug. 21 - Tues. Aug 22 Upper Class Student Move-In  
Wednesday, August 23
Classes Begin
Monday, September 4
Labor Day - No Class
Saturday, October 7 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Fall Break
Sunday, October 15 Residence Halls Re-open - 12 Noon
Monday, October 16
Classes Resume
Wednesday, November 22 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, November 26
Residence Halls Re-open - 12 Noon
Monday, November 27
Classes Resume
Tuesday, December 12 Reading Day
Wed. Dec. 13 - Tues. Dec. 19* Final Examinations (No exams Sunday, December 18)
Wednesday, December 20
Residence Halls Close for the Semester - 12 Noon
* All students are expected to depart from the halls within 24 hours of their last examination.