Wilkes University

Housing Calendar

Please refer to the information below to plan for all important date regarding occupancy in the residence halls. These dates are based on the University Calendar and are subject to change should the University alter its calendar.

Spring 2020 Important Dates

Date Event
Saturday, January 11 Halls Reopen at 12:00 p.m. (Dining Hall will not re-open until dinner, January 12)
Monday, January 13 Spring 2019 Classes Commence
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
Saturday, February 29 Spring Recess Begins - Halls Close at 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 8 Last Day of Spring Recess - Halls Reopen at 12:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, April 9 - 10 Spring Holiday Recess -- Hall Remain Open
Wednesday, April 29 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
Saturday, May 9 Residence Halls Close at 11:00 a.m. 
(All students not participating in Spring Commencement)
Saturday, May 16 Spring 2019 Commencement
Sunday, May 17 Residence Halls Close at 11:00 a.m.
(All students who participated in Spring Commencement)
* Students must move out 24 hours after their last final or Saturday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m., whichever comes first unless they are participating in Spring Commencement. *

Fall 2020 Important Dates

Date Event
Thursday - Sunday, August 27-29 Move In Weekend
Monday, August 31 Fall 2020 Classes Commence
Monday, September 7 Labor Day - No Classes
Thursday - Friday, October 15-16 Fall Recess - No Classes, Halls Remain Open, Dining Closed
Wednesday, November 25 Thanksgiving Break Starts - Halls Close at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 1 Thanksgiving Break Ends - Hall Reopen at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, December 14 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
Wednesday, December 23 Winter Break Starts - Halls Close at 11:00 a.m.
* Students must move out 24 hours after their last final or Wednesday, December 23 at 11:00 a.m., whichever comes first. *

Spring 2021 Important Dates

Date Event
Sunday, January 17 Halls Reopen at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
Tuesday, January 19 Spring 2021 Classes Commence
Saturday, March 6 Spring Recess Begins - Halls Close at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 14 Last Day of Spring Recess - Halls Reopen at 12:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, April 1-2 Spring Holiday Recess -- No Classes, Halls Remain Open, Dining Closed
Wednesday, May 5 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
Saturday, May 15 Residence Halls Close at 11:00 a.m.
(All students not participating in Spring Commencement)
Saturday, May 22 Spring 2021 Commencement
Sunday, May 23 Residence Halls Close at 12:00 p.m.
(All students who participated in Spring Commencement)
* Students must move out 24 hours after their last final or Saturday, May 15 at 11:00 a.m., whichever comes first unless they are participating in Spring Commencement. *

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