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Annual Housing Calendar

Home Living Housing Annual Housing Calendar

*All housing process timelines are tentative and may be changed at the discretion of the Housing Assignments Office.

These dates are subject to reasonable changes and each resident agrees to abide by such changes. Notification of changes to these dates is generally made by email to the resident’s University email account. 

January 2024 - December 2024

Last update 1/19/2024

student on campus enjoying a snow dayMonday, 1/1 - University holiday. HRL offices are closed.

Saturday, 1/6, 12 pm - Residence halls and apartments open for the spring semester. 

Wednesday, 1/10 - Spring semester classes begin.

Monday, 1/15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. HRL offices are closed.

Tuesday, 1/23 - Faith-Based and Roommate Appeal requests available via housing portal. Deadline to submit is Tuesday, 2/6.

Wednesday, 1/24 - 24-25 housing process website live.

Wednesday, 1/24  - What Should I Be Doing Now, part 1 sent via duke.edu email.

Wednesday, 1/24 - Student Status page available via housing portal.

Tuesday, 2/6 -Information Sessions

  • Living Learning Communities (LLCs)
  • Students with approved SDAO accommodations

Tuesday, 2/6 - Faith-Based and Roommate Appeal requests deadline.

Wednesday, 2/7 - What Should I Be Doing Now, part 2 sent via duke.edu email.

Monday, 2/12 - Faith-Based and Roommate Appeal requests notification via duke.edu email.

Tuesday, 2/13 - Information Session: Class of 2027

Thursday, 2/15 - Information Session: Upperclass (2026, 2025)

Thursday, 2/15 - Welcome to Your Quad email sent to Class of 2027 via duke.edu email.

Monday, 2/19 - Information Session: All students

Monday, 2/19 - Registration begins for Summer 2024; Summer housing application available via housing portal.

Tuesday, 2/20 - 24-25 Housing Application LIVE via housing portal. Students can complete the application until Noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, 2/23.

Wednesday, 2/21 - 24-25 Housing Application LIVE via housing portal. Students can complete the application until Noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, 2/23.

Thursday, 2/22 - 24-25 Housing Application LIVE via housing portal. Students can complete the application until Noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, 2/23.

Friday, 2/23 - LAST DAY to complete 24-25 Housing Application via housing portal. Students can complete the application until Noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, 2/23.

Wednesday, 2/28 - SDAO Accommodation deadline. Approved accommodations must be received by HRL from SDAO for students to participate in SDAO accommodation assignment process. If not received, student will participate in general room selection process.

Wednesday, 2/28 - Study Away deadline. Students studying away shold decline housing by Wednesday, 2/28. If you have NOT cancelled your study away application, we will cancel your housing application for the 24-25 process.

Friday, 3/1 - SDAO accommodation confirmations sent via duke.edu email.

Wednesday, 3/6 - Floor plans available on housing website.

Friday, 3/8, 7 pm thru Sunday, 3/17 - Spring Break; Residence halls and apartments remain open.

Monday, 3/18 - 8:30 am - Classes resume.

Monday, 3/18 - Upperclass reblocking option

Monday, 3/18 - Welcome to Your Quad and quad assignments sent to upperclass students (2026, 2025).

Tuesday, 3/26 - Room Selection Window Communication sent to students

Wednesday, 3/27 - SDAO room selection process.

Thursday, 3/28 - LLC room selection process.

Monday, 4/1 - Spring extension information and application available.

Monday, 4/1 - Graduate and Professional Student Housing application live.

Tuesday, 4/2 - General room selection process.

Tuesday, 4/2 - General room selection process.

Wednesday, 4/3 - General room selection process.

Thursday, 4/4 - General room selection process.

Tuesday, 4/9 - General room selection process.

Wednesday, 4/10 - General room selection process.

Thursday, 4/11 - General room selection process.

Friday, 4/12 - General room selection process closes.

Tuesday, 4/16 - 24-25 Assignment Looksee available on student status page via housing portal.

Wednesday, 4/17 - Graduate classes end.

Monday, 4/22 - Graduate Housing Application Priority 1 window closes

Wednesday, 4/24 - Undergraduate classes end.

Thursday, 4/25 thru Saturday, 5/4 - 24-hour quiet hours in effect in all residences until 5/4 at 10 pm.

Monday, 5/1 - Class of 2028 housing information available via housing portal.

Thursday, 4/25 thru Saturday, 5/4 - 24-hour quiet hours in effect in all residences until 5/4 at 10 pm.

Monday, 5/6, 12 pm (noon) - Residence halls and apartments close for spring semester. Students approved to stay may remain in residence until Monday, 5/13 at 12 pm (noon).

Sunday, 5/12 - Graduation.

Monday, 5/13, 12 pm (noon) - Final closing for residence halls and apartments for spring semester. Students approved to stay move to summer assignments.

Tuesday, 5/14, 3 pm - Summer housing move-in.

Wednesday, 5/15 - Term I classes begin.

Monday, 5/20 - Graduate Housing Application Priority 2 window closes

Monday, 5/27 - Memorial Day holiday. No classes held. HRL offices are closed.

 

Friday, 5/31 - Deadline for Class of 2028 housing application.

Monday, 6/3 - Upperclass reassignment information and application available. 

Wednesday, 6/12 - Class of 2028 housing assignments available at 10:00 am. 

Wednesday, 6/19 – Juneteenth holiday; No classes held. HRL offices closed.

Monday, 6/24 - Summer Session I classes end 

Friday, 6/28 -

  • Residence halls close at noon for Summer Session I.
  • Upperclass reassignment applications due 11:59 pm.

Sunday, 6/30 - Summer Session II housing opens.

Monday, 7/1 - Summer Session II classes begin.

Thursday, 7/4 – Holiday; Classes held. HRL offices closed.

Friday, 7/5 - Class of 2028 reassignment applications available via housing portal.

Friday, 7/12 - Class of 2028 reassignment application due 11:59 pm.

Tuesday, 7/23 -Upperclass late assignments and reassignments released.

Thursday, 7/25 -Class of 2028

late assignments, reassignments, move-in, and parking information available.

Thursday, 8/8 - Summer Session II classes end.

Friday, 8/9 thru Sunday, 8/11 - Summer Term II final exams.

Monday, 8/12 - Summer Session II move-out by noon.

Saturday, 8/17 - East Campus residence halls open.

Friday, 8/23 - Upperclass residence halls and apartments are open for move-in. Upperclass students may move in any of these three days.

Saturday, 8/24 - Upperclass residence halls and apartments are open for move-in. Upperclass students may move in any of these three days. 

Sunday, 8/25 - Upperclass residence halls and apartments are open for move-in. Upperclass students may move in any of these three days. 

Monday, 8/26 - Fall semester classes begin.

Monday, 9/2 - Labor Day. Classes in session. HRL offices are closed.

Monday, 9/9 - Fall reassignment process launches via residence coordinator.

Tuesday, 9/24 -  Spring housing information available via HRL website. 

Wednesday, 9/25 - Email communications to upperclass students regarding spring 2024 housing

Thursday, 10/3 - Spring housing application and materials available on the housing portal.

Tuesday, 10/8 - Deadline for off campus lottery.

Thursday, 10/10 - Off campus lottery notifications sent; Deadline for senior and study away declines.

Friday, 10/11, 7:00 pm thru Tuesday, 10/16 - Fall Break; residence halls and apartments remain open.

Monday, 10/14 - Off campus lottery confirmations due.

Wednesday, 10/23 - priority deadline for spring 2025 housing; fall 2024 reassignments end.

Wednesday, 11/6 - Winter Break information and application available on the housing portal.

Thursday, 11/7 - Spring 2025 assignments will begin to be released and processed through January 3, 2025.

Tuesday, 11/12 - Deadline for Marine Lab housing declines

Wednesday, 11/13 - All spring 2025 residents notified to review assignment details.

Tuesday, 11/26, 10:30pm thru Sunday, 12/1 - Thanksgiving recess; residence halls and apartments remain open.

Thursday, 11/28 and Friday, 11/29 - HRL offices are closed.

Friday, 12/6 - Undergraduate classes end.

Saturday, 12/7 thru Monday, 12/16 24-hour quiet hours in effect in all residences until 12/16 at 10 pm.

Tuesday, 12/17 - Residence halls close for winter break at noon; students moving out of on-campus housing must complete their move-out by noon.

Tuesday, 12/24 - University holiday. HRL offices are closed.

Wednesday, 12/25 - University holiday. HRL offices are closed.

Tuesday, 12/29 - University holiday. HRL offices are closed.