Arrival/Departure Dates

Fall 2020 - New Student Move-In

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arrival Times - By First Letter of Last Name

ARRIVAL   LAST NAME begins with...
9:00-9:30 TBA
9:45-10:15 TBA
10:30-11:00 TBA
11:15-11:45 TBA
12:00-12:30 TBA
12:45-1:15 TBA
2:00-2:30
TBA

Additional check-in hours are available on Thursday, August 20 between 9 am and 12 Noon for those unable to travel on Wednesday. Please report directly to your residence hall.

For those traveling a distance, please feel free to arrive anytime after your scheduled time. Resident Assistants will be available on Wednesday after 6:00 pm in each hall to assist those who can not arrive until the evening. 

Fall 2020 - Upperclass Student Move-In

Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 9 am - 5 pm  ALL HALLS EXCEPT THE COMMONS

Commons Check-In Schedule:

  • 8:30 - 11:30 am - Canon and Cupola Halls
  • 11:30 am - 2:30 pm - Friar and Trinity Halls
  • 2:30 - 5:30 pm - Arch and Chapter Halls

Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 9 am - 5 pm - ALL HALLS INCLUDING THE COMMONS

Resident Assistants will be available on Saturday and Sunday from 8pm-11 pm in each hall to assist those who can not arrive until the evening.

  • 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 Saturday, August 22 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.
    • Sheehan, Sullivan Residents - Please access campus via the Main Gate on Ithan Ave.
    • Austin, Fedigan and St. Rita's 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.
    • The Commons Residents - Please access via St. Thomas Way
  • 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 Saturday, August 22
  • Classes begin Monday, August 24  

Spring 2020 Housing Calendar

Saturday, January 11 Residence Halls Open at 8 am - Check-In Hours are Saturday, Jan. 11th between 8 am - 5 pm and 8 pm - 11 pm with RA Duty Staff & Sunday, Jan. 12th between 9 am - 6 pm and 8 pm - 11 pm with RA Duty Staff
Monday, January 13 Classes Begin
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
Saturday, February 29 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Spring Break
Saturday, March 7 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Monday, March 9 Classes Resume
Thursday, April 9
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Easter Break
Monday, April 13 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Tuesday, April 14
Classes Resume
Friday, May 1
Reading Day
Sat., May 2 - Fri., May 8*
Final Examinations (no exams Sunday, May 6)
Saturday, May 9**
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
Fri., May 15 - Sat., May 16 Commencement and Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 17 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 9 at 12 Noon for students not required to stay on campus for Commencement activities.

Fall 2020 Housing Calendar

Wednesday, August 19 New Student Move-In 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs., Aug. 20 - Sun., Aug. 23 New Student Orientation
Sat., Aug. 22 and Sun., Aug. 23 Upper-Class Move-In 9 am - 5 pm
Monday, August 24 Classes Begin
Monday, September 7 Labor Day - No Classes
Saturday, October 10 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Fall Break
Saturday, October 18 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Monday, October 19 Classes Resume
Wednesday, November 25 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, November 29 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Monday, November 30
Classes Resume
Friday, December 11
Reading Day
Sat., Dec. 12 - Fri., Dec. 18*
Final Examinations (no exams Sunday, May 6)
Saturday, December 19
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
* All students are expected to depart from the halls within 24 hours after their last examination.

Spring 2021 Housing Calendar

Saturday, January 9 Residence Halls Open at 12 Noon
Monday, January 11 Classes Begin
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
Saturday, Feb 27 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Spring Break
Saturday, March 6 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Monday, March 8 Classes Resume
Thursday, April 1
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon/Easter Break
Monday, April 5 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
Tuesday, April 6
Classes Resume
Friday, April 30
Reading Day
Sat., May 1 - Fri., May 7*
Final Examinations (no exams Sunday, May 6)
Saturday, May 8**
Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
Fri., May 14 - Sat., May 15 Commencement and Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 16 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 8 at 12 Noon for students not required to stay on campus for Commencement activities.