Arrival/Departure Dates

Fall 2016 Housing Calendar

Friday, August 19 
New Student Move-In                                    
Sat. Aug. 20 - Tues. Aug. 23 New Student Orientation
Mon. Aug. 22 - Tues. Aug 23 Upper Class Student Move-In  
Wednesday, August 24
Classes Begin
Monday, September 5
Labor Day - No Class
Saturday, October 8 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Fall Break
Sunday, October 16 Residence Halls Re-open - 12 Noon
Monday, October 17
Classes Resume
Wednesday, November 23 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, November 27
Residence Halls Re-open - 12 Noon
Monday, November 28
Classes Resume
Tuesday December 13 Reading Day
Wed. Dec. 14 - Tues. Dec. 20* Final Examinations (No exams Sunday, December 18)
Wednesday, December 21
Residence Halls Close for the Semester - 12 Noon
* All students are expected to depart from the halls within 24 hours of their last examination.

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.