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.

Monday, November 15: Application for Winter Intersession Housing Opens. Limited housing is available during the winter intersession (December 17-January 22), by application only. Please note, space is limited and priority will be given to students with the highest need. All intersession housing will be located in Merrill B.

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

Wednesday, December 1: Application for Winter Intersession Housing Closes.

Friday, December 10: Last day of classes. Check the academic calendar for when classes at the other four colleges end.

Friday, December 17: Residences close at 7 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 for intersession housing.

Friday, December 17Saturday, January 22: Winter Intersession Housing Session. Intersession housing is available by application only. All intersession housing will be located in Merrill B tower.


Spring 2022

Saturday, January 22: New Student Move-In Day. Information regarding arrival times and procedures will be sent to new students’ Hampshire email addresses.

Sunday, January 23: Continuing Student Move-In Day. Check the Daily Digest and your Hampshire email account for details and updates. Information will be distributed as soon as it becomes available.

Monday, February 7: Housing freeze ends. No room changes can be made before this date.

Monday, March 7: Identity-Based Housing Applications open.

Saturday, March 12Sunday, March 20: Spring Break. All residences remain open.

Wednesday, March 23: Identity-Based Housing Applications due.

Friday, April 8: Deadline for notifying CASA of plans for field study, leave, and exchange for fall 2022.

Sunday, May 22: Residences close at noon.

Please note: dates and information regarding the spring room choosing process, and summer housing will be updated here when they become available.

Updated 03/04/22