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Housing: Important Dates

Spring 2018

December 1, 2017: Spring Tentative Assignments Made and Waitlist Established
New students to EGSC will be notified today about their tentative spring 2018 room assignment or their placement on the waiting list for spring 2018. Remember that rooms are assigned on a first come first serve basis and are determined by the date on which you complete your housing application. A complete application must contain a completed housing application, housing agreement, Criminal Background Investigation Request Form, Housing app fee, and Housing reservation fee. Direct questions to

December 15, 2017: New Spring Students Notified of Firm Room Assignment and Roommates
Students who will be entering housing in Spring 2018 will receive a firm room assignment as well as contact information for their new roommates on Friday, December 15, 2017. Keep an eye on your EGSC student email for more information.

January 5, 2018: Residence Halls Re-open
At 9am on this date, students who are financially cleared may return to their residence hall.

January 8, 2018: First Day of Classes for Spring
Classes begin today for Spring term 2018.

January 10, 2018: Fee payment deadline for Spring 2018
Students must pay all fees and/or solidify financial aid for spring bill payment or risk being removed from housing.

March 10-18: Spring Break
Residence halls close Saturday, March 10 at 5 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, March 18 at 9 a.m. for all housing residents. Residents requiring housing during the break period must complete a break stay request form at least 2 weeks in advance of the break. Direct questions to Angela Storck, Director of Housing and Residence Life.

March 26-April 6: Housing Room Renewal (Now Online!)
Residents interested in renewing their residence hall room assignment for Academic Year 2018-2019 should do so during this period of time. Students will now apply for housing via the housing application link inside MyEGSC. Tentative assignments will be made at the Renewal Social which will take place on Monday, April 2nd from 6-8pm in the Clubhouse. Students must complete the application process before a permanent assignment can be made.

April 2 - 30: Resident Assistant Recruitment and Interviews for Fall 2018
Applications Online - March 26 - April 6
Individual Interviews - April 9-13
Group Interview - April 14, 10am-Noon, Clubhouse
Reference Checks - April 16-20
Tentative Offers made by April 27

April 30 - May 3: Final Exams Spring 2018

May 1: Deadline to cancel summer housing application without cancellation fee!

May 4 - Spring 2018 Commencement

May 6 @ 5 p.m.: Residence Halls close for spring term.
All residents must be out by this time. To check out properly, ensure your items are moved out, your room space and common spaces are cleaned, and you turn your keys into the clubhouse offices.

Summer 2018

Maymester (May 6 - 23)
Move-In: May 6 at 9 a.m.
Move-Out: May 23 by 5 p.m.

Full Summer (June 1 - July 27)
Move-In: June 1 at 9 a.m.
Move-Out: June 27 by 5 p.m.

Summer II (June 1 - 27)
Move-In: June 1 at 9 a.m.
Move-Out: June 27 by 5 p.m.

Summer III (June 26 - July 27)
Move-In: June 26 at 9 a.m.
Move-Out: July 27 by 5 p.m.

Students needing housing between Maymester and Summer II, or between Summer I/III and Fall, should contact Angela Storck at for more information on the additional costs associated with between term housing.

Fall 2018

July 1, 2018: Deadline to cancel Fall 2018 housing application without financial penalty.
Students who cancel their Fall 2018 application for housing by this date will not receive a $1000 cancellation fee. Any student who cancels after this date, but prior to Fall move-in will incur a $1000 cancellation fee. Any student who cancels after checking in and receiving keys will be responsible for the first semester's rent and a $1000 cancellation fee. Be sure you read your housing agreement thoroughly before signing it.

August 3, 2018: Bobcat Passes will be sent via email to students who are financially cleared for Move-In
Students who have completed all necessary financial aid documentation, been awarded aid, and/or who have paid their balance in full by this date will receive a Bobcat Pass. This pass should be printed or presented at the check in location before receiving room keys. If you do not receive a bobcat pass, please visit the JAM center to speak to a business or financial aid representative about settling your account.

August 3, 2018: Athlete Early Move-In
Athletes who need to arrive early for practice and conditioning may move-in on these days.

August 9, 2018: Bobcat Villas West Move-In Day (9am-5pm)
Students who will be residing in Bobcat Villas West are encouraged to move-in on this day to avoid congestion and long lines at the financial aid and business office. You will be doing yourself a favor by coming on this day!

August 10, 2018: Bobcat Villas South Move-In Day (9am-5pm)
Students who will be residing in Bobcat Villas South are encouraged to move-in on this day to avoid congestion and long lines at the financial aid and business offices. If you would like special permission to arrive on Thursday, that can be arranged as well.

August 11-12, 2018: Returning students who are financially cleared may move-in (Noon-5pm)
Take care of your financial business before the weekend because weekend services will be limited. If you are not financially cleared, you will not be permitted to move-in.

August 13, 2018: First Day of Classes
Ensure that you attend every class during the first two weeks of classes to avoid being dropped for non-attendance.

December 9, 2018: Move Out for Fall 2018
Students must depart for Winter Break by 5pm on Sunday, December 9th. Students needing winter break housing will be required to pay an additional $200. More information on Winter Break housing will be distributed shortly after Thanksgiving. Keep an eye open for the information in your Catmail.

Direct any questions you may have about our important dates above to Housing and Residence Life at 478.289.2172 or