Dates at a Glance

Note: The Office of the Registrar is responsible for maintaining all academic records and calendars.
Please check the registrar area to verify all official dates.

All listed dates and times are subject to change as we navigate the COVID-19 situation.


Fall 2020 (2020-21 Academic Year)

  • Move-In Dates and Instructions
  • Pre-Opening Meals
    Students participating in Welcome Week will have meals provided in a accordance with those programs. Early arrival athletes should check with their coaches.

    All other students who arrive earlier than Sunday, August 16 have the option of paying for a meal at locations serving food on campus or seeking food at area establishments.

  • Opening Meals
    First Regular Dining Meal in Café Court – Dinner
    Sunday, August 16, 4:30 p.m.
    Some Retail Areas Open Earlier in the Day – See posted Hours
    Papa John’s starts to accept Ace Bucks on this day.

  • First Day of Class
    Monday, August 17

  • Labor Day (Classes in Session)

  • Winter Break (Halls are Closed)
    Wednesday, November 25, 2020

    • Last day of Final Exams
    • Last meal served before Winter Break - Reduced Dinner from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    • Residence Halls Close at 6:00 p.m.
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks up until 5:30 p.m.

Spring 2021 (2020-21 Academic Year)

  • Halls Open for Returning Students - 3:00 p.m.
    Friday, January 8, 2021

  • First meal served after Break - Dinner
    Sunday, January 10, 2021
    Some Retail Areas Open Earlier in the Day – See posted Hours
    Papa John’s starts to accept Ace Bucks on this day.

  • Classes Begin
    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
    Monday, January 18, 2021
    Halls & Dining Operations remain open.
    Special Hours will be posted for each Dining Location (Saturday - Monday)

  • Spring Break (Halls remain open - No Meal Service)
    Saturday, March 6, 2021 - Sunday, March 14, 2021

    • Last meal served before Spring Break - Dinner
      Friday, March 5
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, March 14
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, March 15
  • Easter Break (Halls remain open)
    Thursday, April 1, 2021 - Sunday, April 4, 2021

    • Last meal served before Easter Break - Dinner
      Wednesday, March 31
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break (Closed on Sunday)
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, April 4
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, April 5
  • End of Year

    • Reading / Study Day
      Thursday, April 29, 2021
    • First Day of Finals
      Friday, April 30, 2021
    • Last meal served for the year – Reduced Dinner
      Papa John’s ends Ace Bucks partnership at Midnight
      Thursday, May 6, 2021
    • Last Day of Finals
      Thursday, May 6, 2021
    • Residence Halls Officially Close
      Student are expected to leave 24 hours after their last final.
      Residential Buildings close at Noon on Saturday, May 8, 2021.
      (Graduates and students working graduation have an automatic extended stay through noon on Sunday, May 9)
    • Baccalaureate and Commencement
      Saturday, May 8, 2021

Summer 2021

Summer Housing Schedule
Spring/Summer Transition Housing Sat. May 8 – Sat May 15
Summer Session 1 Housing Sat May 15 – Sat June 19
Summer Session 2 Housing Sat June 19 – Sat July 24
Summer/Fall Transition Housing
- for those moving into Fall Housing (move-overs start on Thursday August 13)**
Sat July 24 – Sun August 15
Summer/Fall Transition housing
- for those not moving into Fall Housing**
Sat July 24- Sat July 31

Note: The Office of the Registrar is responsible for maintaining all academic records and calendars.
Please check the registrar area to verify all official dates.

Office Phone:
812-488-2956

Office Email:
residencelife@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Student Life Center, Second Floor, Ridgway University Center