Arrival/Departure Dates

Fall 2019 - New Student Move-In

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arrival Times - By First Letter of Last Name

ARRIVAL   LAST NAME begins with...
9:00-9:30 G, P, V, Z
9:45-10:15 H, I, R, T
10:30-11:00 B, J, N, U
11:15-11:45 L, O, W, Y
12:00-12:30 A, S
12:45-1:15 C, K
1:30-2:00 M, Q, X
2:00-2:30
D, E, F

Additional check-in hours are available on Thursday, August 22 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 2019 - Upperclass Student Move-In

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9 am - 5 pm   

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 9 am - 5 pm 

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 24 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 24
  • Classes begin Monday, August 26  

Fall 2019 Housing Calendar

Wednesday, August 21
New Student Move-In                                    
Thurs. Aug. 22 - Sun. Aug. 25 New Student Orientation
Sat. Aug. 24 - Sun. Aug 25 Upper Class Student Move-In  
Monday, August 26
Classes Begin
Monday, September 2
Labor Day - No Class
Saturday, October 12 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Fall Break
Sunday, October 20 Residence Halls Reopen - 12 Noon
Monday, October 21
Classes Resume
Wednesday, November 27 Residence Halls Close - 12 Noon/Thanksgiving Break
Sunday,December 1
Residence Halls Reopen - 12 Noon
Monday, December 2
Classes Resume
Friday, December 13 Reading Day
Sat. Dec. 14 - Fri. Dec. 20* Final Examinations (No exams Sunday, December 16)
Saturday, 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 2020 Housing Calendar

Saturday, January 11 Residence Halls Open at 12 Noon
Monday, January 13 Classes Begin
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
Saturday, Feb 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.