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Important Dates


Division of Student Development

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401


Fax: 309-341-7077


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Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Fall 2023

September 7 Residence halls open for new students; Orientation begins
September 10 Residence halls open for returning students
September 11 Fall classes begin
October 18 Fall Institute Day (No Classes)
October 30 Winter break housing application opens
November 9 Winter break housing application due; Students notified of approval for winter break housing
November 14 Last day of fall classes
November 20 Halls close for the winter break period at 12pm; Campus services limited

Winter 2024

January 2 Residence halls open for the Winter Term
January 3 Classes begin and Student Leader Selection (SLS) application opens
January 4 SLS Info Session
January 15  MLK Day Convocation
January 16 SLS Information Session
January 26 SLS application due
January 26-February 2 Health and Safety inspections in your residence hall room
February 7 Day of Dialogue (no class meetings) and SLS Applications Graded by
February 8 - 20 SLS Individual Interviews
February 11 Cultural Center applications are due
February 12 Off-Campus Request Application Open
February 22 or 23 Decision Day
February 26 Off-Campus Request Application Closes and Decision Letters Sent
February 16  Speciality Housing Applications Open
March 1 Off-Campus Request Decisions released
March 2  Speciality Housing Application Close
March 4 Acceptance and Class Availability Due
March 7 Classes End
March 13 Halls Close for spring break; Campus services limited 

Spring 2024

March 26 Residence Halls Open
March 27 Classes begin
March 29 Residential Accommodation Renewals due to DSS
April 1  House Rosters due to Campus Life
April 10 Single Room Accommodation Selection
April 12 General Housing Selection Application opens/Roommate Matching Begins
April 18 General Housing Application Closes
April 19 Priority Numbers posted to MyHousing Portal
April 19 - April 29  Health and Safety Inspections in your residence hall
April 25-26 Rising Seniors select housing
April 29-30 Rising Juniors Select Housing
May 2-3 Rising Sophomores Select Housing
May 6  Summer Housing Application Opens
May 24  Summer Housing Application Closes
May 30 Classes end
June 1 New Student (Fall 24 and Beyond) Housing Preferences Due
June 5 Residence halls close for everyone except seniors and those with permission from the Dean of Students
June 9 Commencement, Halls close at 5pm

Summer 2024

July 1 New Student Housing Assignments released to MyHousing portal

Fall 2024

September 1 New International Student Move-In
September 2 The International Student Pre-Orientation Program starts
September 3 New Students Move In
September 3-8 New Student Orientation
September 8 Returning students move in
September 9 Classes begin
October 4 - 14 Health and Safety Inspections in the Residence Halls
October 14 Winter Break Housing Application opens
November 12 Last Day of Class
November 18 Residence Halls close for Winter Break

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Printed on Thursday, April 25, 2024