Housing: Important Dates

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

Spring 2021

October 12 - January 10: Open Course Registration
Students may be advised and registered for Spring 2021 courses during this time period provided they do not have any holds which prevent registration.

November 1: Housing Cancellation Deadline
Students who did not attend and live in housing for Fall 2020 may cancel their Spring 2021 housing agreement until or before this date without financial penalty. All students cancelled after this date will be charged a cancellation fee.

January 3, 2021: Early Move In for Housing Resident Assistants
Resident assistants may move in on this day but may not begin working until HR paperwork is complete.

January 4, 2021: Early Move for Housing Student Athletes
Financially cleared student athletes may move in on this date.

January 8, 2021: Housing move in for New Students
New students who did not live on campus for Fall 2020 may move in on this date. Student must be financially cleared by financial aid or the business office and be registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours of classes before they will receive keys.

January 9, 2021 (Housing Returning Move-In Last Name A-M)
January 10, 2021 (Housing Returning Move-In Last Name N-Z)

Students who lived on campus in the fall may return on the dates listed above. Please come on your assigned day to maximize social distancing.

February 1, 2021 - Academic Course Drop for Nonpayment
Students who have not completely settled their bill with the school will be dropped from all classes on this date. All school bills must be paid by this ultimate deadline.

February 1, 2021 - Housing Application Available for Fall 2021 and Summer 2021
Students wishing to live on campus for the 2021-22 academic year should sign up for housing online beginning on this date.

March 14-20, 2021 - Spring Break
Classes are not in session this week. Students needing to remain on campus for spring break must sign up on the break stay request form.

March 22, 2021: Open registration begins for Fall 2021 Courses
Students planning to return for Fall 2021 should get advised and register for courses beginning on this date.

May 9, 2021 @ 5pm: Move Out
All housing students not continuing for Summer 2021 must be completely moved out by this date and time.

Fall 2021

July 1: Housing Cancellation Deadline for Fall 2021
This is the last date a student can cancel their housing application without being charged a $1000 cancellation fee. Please be sure you send any cancellation request to from your EGA student email to ensure authenticity.

July 15: FAFSA Deadline for Housing Students
Students who wish to move into housing for Fall 2020 must have submitted all required FAFSA information by this date to guarantee housing. Students who do not have their information submitted may be replaced by a student from the waitlist (if applicable).

August 1: Payment Deadline for Non-Financial Aid Students
Any student who is not utilizing financial aid to pay for their housing MUST pay out of pocket by this date. This includes any student on financial aid suspension.

Sunday, August 8, 2021: Resident Assistant Early Move-In and Training
Resident Assistants who will be working for housing during the Academic Year 21-22 may move in on this day.

Monday, August 9, 2021: Athlete Early Move-In
Recruited student athletes who have been cleared by financial aid may move in on this day. Contact your coach for information on your specific move in appointment time.

Monday, August 9, 2021: Online Housing Orientation Begins on D2L
ALL housing students will complete an online D2L housing orientation course this year in lieu of the traditional large auditorium meeting. There will be 6 modules each with a brief quiz that must be completed to get credit for attendance.

Thursday, August 12, 2021: Housing Move-In (Last Name A-N)
Friday, August 13, 20212: Housing Move-In (Last Name O-Z)

Students should plan to arrive on their scheduled move in day by last name to avoid large crowds. Limit of 2 move in helpers per resident.

Friday, August 27, 2021: Housing Orientation D2L Course Complete Deadline
All modules within the housing orientation class must be completed by this date.

September 20-24, 2021: Health and Safety Inspections #1
Housing staff members will be entering your apartments during this week to conduct health and safety inspections. We will be checking to ensure there are no violations of housing policies, safety issues, or cleanliness issues that need to be addressed.

November 8-12, 2021: Health and Safety Inspection #2
Housing staff members will be entering your apartments during this week to conduct health and safety inspections. We will be checking to ensure there are no violations of housing policies, safety issues, or cleanliness issues that need to be addressed.

November 19-25, 2021: Thanksgiving Break
Students not approved to stay for break week must go home during this time period. Students can sign up for Thanksgiving Break by completing the break stay request form available on the forms and documents page of this website.

December 12, 2021 @ 5 p.m.: Housing Closes for Winter Break
All residents not approved for winter break stay must be out by today at 5pm. Students who are opting ot cancel and not return to housing for spring 2022 must remove all belongings and return their room keys by this date or risk being charged an additional semester's rent.