UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Important Residence Life Dates

2016-17 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

September 2

Student Billing

Fall Payment Due Date (full or first 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

September 3

New Student and Family Programs

New Student Move-in and Week of Welcome begins

September 3

Dining Services

Brunch - Meal plan begins

September 3

Residence Life

Room Freeze - no room moves for first 3 weeks of semester

September 7

Dining Services

Fall classes begin

September 9

Student Billing

Last day to change Fall 2016 meal plan

October 3

Student Billing

Fall Payment Due Date (second 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

November 2

Residence Life

Fall Payment Due Date (third 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

Oct./Nov.

Residence Life

Early 2017-18 Housing Sign up (sign contract phase)

November 15

Residence Life

Residence Hall Contract Cancellation Deadline for Spring 2017 Only contracts - Students who need to cancel their residence hall contract for an approved reason must do so by this day to receive a refund of their residence hall deposit. Note that this deadline only applies to students who have signed a "Spring Only" contract.

November 22

Residence Life

Lunch - Last meal provided prior to Thanksgiving Recess

November 23 - 25

Dining Services

Thanksgiving Recess - Halls remain open

November 27

Registrar

Dinner- First meal provided after Thanksgiving Recess

December 17

December 19-22

Fall Graduation/Commencement Ceremony

December 19-22

Final Exams

December 22

Dining Services

Lunch - Last meal provided for Fall semester

December 23

Residence Life

Halls close at Noon. All students must leave the residence halls unless they have been approved for J-term/Break housing




J-Term 2016-17

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

December 23

Residence Life

Winter/J-term Housing begins

Late December

Financial Aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress is evaluated for financial aid recipients

December 27, 2016 
thru January 21, 2017

Registrar

Scheduled Class Days (excluding Dec 31, Jan 1, 18)

December 29

Student Billing

J-term Payment Due

January 1

Financial Aid

FAFSA for next year is available




Spring 2017

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/ Item

January 18

Residence Life

Residence Halls open for New/Transfer students

January 20

Student Billing

Spring Payment Due (full or first 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

January 21-22

Residence Life

Residence Halls open for Returning students

January 23

Residence Life

Room Freeze: No room moves for first weeks of semester

January 22

Dining Services

Brunch - Meal plan begins

January 23

Spring classes begin

January 27

Dining Services

Last day to change Spring 2017 meal plan

Late January-March

Residence Life

Fall 2017 Residence Hall Room Sign-Up

Early February

Financial Aid

Spring financial aid is credited to student accounts

February 23

Student Billing

Spring Payment Due (second 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

March-May

Financial Aid

Students should fill out summer financial aid application if planning to take summer classes

March 10

Dining Services

Lunch - Last meal provided prior to Spring Break

March 11-17

Residence Life

Spring Break - Halls remain open

March 19

Dining Services

Dinner- First meal provided after Spring Break

March 24

Student Billing

Spring Payment Due (final 1/3 if doing partial payment plan)

May 1

Residence Life

Residence Hall Contract Cancellation Deadline for Fall 2017-18

May 8-11

 

Finals Week

May 11

Dining Services

Dinner- Last meal provided for Spring semester

May 12

Residence Life

Residence Halls Close for all students, except those graduating or involved in commencement

May 13

Residence Life

Spring Graduation I Commencement Ceremony

May 13

Residence Life

Residence halls close at 6 pm for all students graduating or involved in commencement



Summer 2017

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

Sun, May 14

Residence Life

Summer Move-in - Student workers and students with early summer classes check-into Summer Hall.

Early June

Residence Life

Fall 2017-18 Room & Roommate Assignments Emailed to all incoming and returning students at their UWRF email address. For residence hall contracts signed after this time period, periodic emails will be sent to those students as they are assigned to rooms and roommates. 

Early August

Residence Life

Summer Hall Closes - for students taking summer classes.




2017-18 Academic Year

Fall 2017

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

September 2

New Student and Family Programs

New Student Move-in and Week of Welcome begins

September 2

Residence Life

Room Freeze - no room moves for first 3 weeks of semester

September 3

Residence Life 

Returning Student Move-in 

September 6

 

Fall classes begin

Oct./Nov.

Residence Life

Early 2018-19 Housing Sign up (sign contract phase)

November 15

Residence Life

Residence Hall Contract Cancellation Deadline for Spring 2018 Only contracts - Students who need to cancel their residence hall contract for an approved reason must do so by this day to receive a refund of their residence hall deposit. Note that this deadline only applies to students who have signed a "Spring Only" contract.

November 22 - 24

Residence Life

Thanksgiving Recess - Halls remain open

December 16

Registrars

Fall Graduation/Commencement Ceremony

December 18-21

 

Final Exams

December 22

Residence Life

Halls close at Noon. All students must leave the residence halls unless they have been approved for J-term/Break housing




J-Term 2017-18

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

December 22

Residence Life

Winter/J-term Housing begins

January 20

Residence Life

J-term Housing Ends




Spring 2018

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/ Item

January __

Residence Life

Residence Halls open for New/Transfer students

January 20

Residence Life

Residence Halls open for Returning students

January 20

Residence Life

Room Freeze: No room moves for first weeks of semester

January 22

Spring classes begin

Late January-March

Residence Life

Fall 2018 Residence Hall Room Sign-Up

March 10-16

Residence Life

Spring Break - Halls remain open

May 1

Residence Life

Residence Hall Contract Cancellation Deadline for Fall 2018-19

May 7-10

 

Finals Week

May 11

Residence Life

Residence Halls Close for all students, except those graduating or involved in commencement

May 12

Residence Life

Spring Graduation Commencement Ceremony

May 12

Residence Life

Residence halls close at 6 pm for all students graduating or involved in commencement



Summer 2018

Date Office to Contact with Questions Event/Item

Sun, May 13

Residence Life

Summer Move-in - Student workers and students with early summer classes check-into Summer Hall.

Early June

Residence Life

Fall 2018-19 Room & Roommate Assignments Emailed to all incoming and returning students at their UWRF email address. For residence hall contracts signed after this time period, periodic emails will be sent to those students as they are assigned to rooms and roommates. 

Early August

Residence Life

Summer Hall Closes - for students taking summer classes.




Contact Us

Department of Residence Life
Division of Student Affairs
reslife@uwrf.edu
715-425-4555
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall
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