Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Important Dates


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 2023-2024 academic year.

Please refer to posted notices in your email, on our website,

or in your residence hall for updates throughout the year.


2023-2024 Academic Year

Fall Term


August 22-26

*Residents are assigned a specific move-in date and time.


Fall semester classes begin

August 28

Labor Day (US)

September 4


Residence Life office is closed.

Last day to change meal plans for residents

September 10

Last day to add or change meal plans for commuter students

September 10

Mid-semester break

October 9-10

Residence Life office will be open

Spring housing application 


Applications for new spring housing

become available. 

Thanksgiving break

November 22 - 25

Residence Life office is closed Thursday-Sunday

Fall semester classes end

December 9

Fall semester finals end

December 16

Move-Out for Winter break 

December 17

12:00 PM

Residents must leave their halls before 12:00 PM on December 17

Winter break

December 17 - January 14


Spring Term

Fall housing application opens


Application opens for incoming students. Reapplication opens for returning students.

Residents return to halls

January 14

12:00 PM

Residents may return to their spaces beginning at 12:00 PM on January 14

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 January 15

No classes

Spring semester classes begin

January 16

Reapplication for fall housing closes


For returning students applying for Fall housing

Spring break

March 4-9

No classes

Residence Life office is open Monday-Friday

Easter Holiday

March 28- April 1

Residence Life office is closed Friday-Sunday

Fall housing application priority deadline

May 1

For incoming students applying for Fall housing

Spring semester classes end

April 26

Spring semester finals end

May 4


May 5

12:00 PM

Residents must move out of their halls before 12:00 PM on May 5



For ongoing updates, please visit our Summer Housing page. 

 Please refer to the Loyola Academic Calendars for more information.