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Important Dates and Deadlines

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NOTE: this page has been updated to reflect new dates as of April 9, 2020.

Friday, April 17: Field Study, Leave, and Exchange Deadline. Students must inform CASA by this date of their intentions for the following semester (if they will be going on or returning from leave/field-study/exchange). Students who have filed for leave, field-study, or exchange for the fall 2020 semester will not be eligible to participate in the spring room choosing process.

Monday, April 20: Housing Applications are Due. Applications for all identity-based modsintentional housing communities, and exemptions to the residency requirement are due before 4 p.m. on Monday, April 20. 

Monday, April 27–Wednesday, April 29: Invitations to Live in ID Mods and IHCs Sent to Accepted Students. Students who have applied and been accepted to live in identity-based mods or intentional housing communities will be notified during this time via their Hampshire email accounts.

Monday, May 4: Points Letters Emailed. Each student who is eligible to participate in the mod lottery (including students on leave or field study) 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, May 6: Mod Lottery Begins. The mod lottery will begin with four-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.

Thursday, May 14: Individual room sign-up begins at 1 p.m. Students who have not been otherwise housed by the lottery may sign up for any available rooms.

Friday, May 29: Last Day to Sign Up for Rooms for Fall 2020. Any currently enrolled students intending to return for the Fall 2020 semester who have not signed up for a room 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 any available room in the mod; students who have not participated in the room choosing process may be placed anywhere on campus, dependent on administrative need, without the benefit of their input.

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