Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Important Dates

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Included below are important dates and deadlines that relate to Department of Residence Life operations each semester. On days when our office is closed, you may find assistance at your Building/Area Front Desk.
Dates listed are for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Please refer to posted notices in your email, on our website,
or in your residence hall for updates throughout the year.
 
DateInformation
Fall Term
Visit LUC.edu/movein Move-In
Students are assigned specific arrival dates and times, which are published in mid-July.
August 26 Classes begin
September 12 Meal Plan Change deadline - fall
September 2 Labor Day (US)
Residence Halls are open.
Residence Life office is closed.
October 7-8
 
Fall Break
Residence Halls are open. 
Residence Life office is open.
mid-November Spring Housing Applications
Applications for new spring housing contracts become available.
November 27-30 Thanksgiving Break
Residence Halls are open. Residence Life office is closed Thursday-Sunday.
December 15 at 12PM (noon)
or 24 hours after your last final
 
Winter Break (Residence Halls close)
Deadline to vacate the halls for winter break. Residence Halls closed (information about break housing coming soon)
December 21-January 1
 
 
University Holiday Closure
Residence Life office is closed.
Staff will be available through the front desk in open residence halls.
Spring Term
January 2
University Reopens
Residence Life office reopens.
Residence Halls remain closed (except Baumhart, de Nobili, and Fordham Halls)
January 11 at 12PM (noon) Welcome Back (Residence Halls open)
Residence Halls open for spring semester.
January 13 Classes begin
January 20
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Residence Halls are open.
Residence Life office is closed.
TBA Meal Plan Change deadline - spring
February 3-11 ReApplication + Room Selection Application and Prepayment Available
Returning Students reapply and select their room for the following academic year. Applications and Prepayments must be received by February 11 at noon.
March 2–7
Spring Break
Residence Halls are open.
Residence Life office is open.
April 10-12
Easter Holiday
Residence Halls are open.
Residence Life office is closed Friday.
End of the Year Dates (Closing and Move-Out)
May 4 at 12PM (noon)
or 24 hours after your last final, whichever comes first
Non-Graduating Student Move-Out
Move-out for non-graduating undergraduate and graduate students.
May 9 at 12PM (noon)
or following your graduation, whichever comes first 
 
or 24 hours after last final (Law), whichever comes first
Graduating Student Move-Out
Move-out for graduating undergraduate and graduate students.
Non-Graduating Law Student Move-Out
Move-Out for non-graduating law students.
May 10 at 12PM (noon) Graduating Law Student Move-Out
Move-Out for graduating law students.
May 11 Spring to Summer Housing Transition
Spring residents participating in Summer Housing and approved for Extended Stay will transition to their summer room as instructed by Residence Life.
(Specific date/time may vary by student based on maintenance schedules)
Summer Dates 
May 17 Summer Session A Move-In
Baumhart Hall Summer Move-In
May 25 University Holiday
Residence Life office is closed.
Summer residence halls are open.
May 31 Summer Session C Move-In
June 27 at 12PM (noon) Summer Session A Move-Out
June 28 Summer Session B Move-In
July 4-5 University Holiday
Residence Life office is closed.
Summer residence halls are open.
July 26 at 12PM (noon) Summer Session C Move-Out
August 8 at 12PM (noon) Summer Session B Move-Out
Baumhart Hall Summer Move-Out
August 9 Summer to Fall Housing Transition
Summer residents also residing on-campus in the fall will transition to their fall room as instructed by Residence Life.
 Please refer to the Loyola Academic Calendar for more information.