Important Dates for Residence Life

2022-2023 Academic Year

August 20 | 8am – 1pm | NDSU Move-In Day

August 20 | 3:30pm | Welcome Week Activities begin

August 22 | 4pm | Classes begin

August 23 | First full day of classes

August 31 | Last day to reduce meal plan from 7-day to 5-day (or cancel for those living in MLLC or Niskanen Hall)

September 5 | Labor Day Holiday – no classes/offices closed

September 7 | Payment due for tuition and room & board

October 3 | Fall 2023 residence hall applications go live for incoming freshmen

November 11 | Veterans Day Holiday – No classes/offices closed

November 17 | 9pm | Break housing deadline for Thanksgiving break

November 23 | 10am | Residence Halls close

November 23-25 | Thanksgiving Holiday

November 27 | 12pm | Halls reopen; meal plan service resumes with dinner

December 5 | MyCollegeRoomie goes live for Fall 2023 incoming freshmen 

December 5-9 | Dead Week

December 9 | Last day of regular classes

December 9 | 9pm | Break housing deadline for semester break 

December 12-16 | Finals week

December 16 | 6pm | Halls close for semester break; dining centers close after lunch

December 16 - January 8 | Semester break    

December 26 | Christmas Day Observed (offices closed)

January 1-2 | New Year's Day Observed (offices closed)

January 8 | 12pm | Halls reopen for spring semester; meal plan resumes with dinner

January 9 | 4pm | Classes begin

January 10 | First full day of classes

January 16 | MLK Holiday – no classes/offices closed

January 19 | Last day to reduce meal plan from 7-day to 5-day (or cancel for those living in MLLC or Niskanen Hall)

January 23 – Feb 3 | Room sign-up for current residence hall students

January 25 | Payment due for tuition and room & board

February 20 | President’s Day Holiday – No classes/offices closed

February 28 | Learning Community application deadline

March 3 | 9pm | Break housing deadline for spring break

March 8 | Deadline to match-up with a roommate through MyCollegeRoomie

March 10 | 6pm | Halls close for spring break

March 13-17 | Room selection for incoming freshmen

March 10-19 | Spring Break

March 19 | 12pm | Halls reopen after spring break; West Dining Center opens for dinner

April 7-10 | Spring Recess (no classes and offices closed Friday, offices open Monday)

May 1-5 | Dead Week

May 5 | Last day of regular classes

May 8-12 | Finals Week

May 12 | 6pm | Halls close for end of Spring Semester; Meal plan service ends with lunch

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