See our updates on planning for Fall 2020.


Important Dates and Deadlines

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Fall 2020

NOTE: this page has been updated to reflect new dates as of July 21, 2020.

Friday, June 12: Points Letters Emailed. Each student who is eligible to participate in the mod lottery (including students who were on leave or field study for the spring semester) will receive an email at their Hampshire email address containing their official number of points, and their unique lottery identifier (ULI). This number will be required on all lottery registration forms.

Wednesday, June 17: Mod Lottery Begins. The mod lottery will begin with three-person mods. Registrations forms must be submitted by 1 p.m. daily. Check Hampshire email for updates and information, and see our housing lottery page for more details, including recent changes due to COVID-19 concerns.

Friday, June 26: Individual room sign-up begins at 1 p.m. Students who have not been housed by the lottery may submit a housing preference form to sign up for rooms in Merrill or available rooms in the mods.

Friday, July 3: Last Day to Submit a Housing Preference Form for Fall 2020. Any currently enrolled students intending to return for the Fall 2020 semester who have not been housed via the lottery or submitted a housing preference form by this date will be placed at the discretion of the HOO. Students who have won a mod but not signed up for a room in the mod will be assigned to an available room in the mod.

Thursday, August, 20, 2020: New student move-in and the beginning of orientation.

Saturday/Sunday, August 22-23, 2020: Continuing student move-in days.

Saturday/Sunday, August 22-23, 2020: First Community Meeting with all residents.

Monday, August 24, 2020: First day of the Fall semester.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020: Classes begin.

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