Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2021

Sunday, May 16–Wednesday, September 1: Summer Housing Session. Housing will be available by application only.

Sunday, June 27: Housing preference form for new students due. Incoming students should submit the new student housing preference form before this date.

Wednesday, July 14: Housing assignments sent to incoming students and early arrival application opens. See the early arrival page for more information.

Friday, August 13: Early arrival application closes.

Thursday, August 26: New students arrive.

Saturday-Sunday, August 28-29: Timed arrivals for continuing students. Continuing students will be assigned a move-in time during these days. Emails containing move-in information will be sent to students’ Hampshire email accounts in mid-July.

Tuesday, August 31: Community Orientation. This event plans to bring the entire Hampshire community together.

Saturday, October 9–Tuesday, October 12: October Break. All residences remain open.

Friday, November 12: Late stay application opens. Students enrolled in Five College classes with exams occurring after Hampshire residences close (December 17 at 9 p.m.) must apply for late stay in order to remain on campus. More details will be emailed to affected students.

Monday, November 22–Friday, November 26: Thanksgiving Break. All residences remain open. Dining services may be closed.

Friday, December 10: Last day of classes and late stay application closes at 4 p.m. Check the academic calendar for when classes at the other four colleges end.

Friday, December 17: Residences close at 9 p.m. All residences will be closed for the duration of winter break. The only students who may remain on campus after December 17 are those with prior approval from the HOO via the late stay application. Late stay housing will be located in Merrill A.

Updated 7/2/21

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002