Dates at a Glance

Students staying on campus during Fall, Thanksgiving, Easter, and Spring Break should plan ahead and stock up on food from Aces Place with their Ace Bucks to prepare during this time. Students can also use Ace Bucks to buy pizza from the local Papa John’s during all breaks except Winter and Summer Break.

Spring 2019 (2018-19 Academic Year)

  • Halls Open for Returning Students - 3:00 p.m.
    Friday, January 11, 2019

  • First meal served after Break - Dinner
    Sunday, January 13, 2019
    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 14, 2019

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
    Monday, January 21, 2019
    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 9, 2019 - Sunday, March 17, 2019

    • Last meal served before Spring Break - Dinner
      Friday, March 8, 2019
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, March 17, 2019
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Easter Break (Halls remain open)
    Thursday, April, 18 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019

    • Last meal served before Easter Break - Dinner
      Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break (Closed on Sunday)
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, April 21, 2019
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, April 22, 2019
  • End of Year

    • Reading / Study Day
      Thursday, May 2, 2019
    • First Day of Finals
      Friday, May 3, 2019
    • Last meal served for the year – Reduced Dinner
      Papa John’s ends Ace Bucks partnership at Midnight Thursday, May 9, 2019
    • Last Day of Finals
      Thursday, May 9, 2019
    • Residence Halls Officially Close
      Student are expected to leave 24 hours after their last final.
      Residential Buildings close at Noon on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
      (Graduates and students working graduation have an extended stay through noon on Sunday.)
    • Baccalaureate and Commencement
      Saturday, May 11, 2019

Summer 2019

  • Link to Summer Housing Page: Summer Housing

  • Summer Housing Schedule

    Spring/Summer Transition Housing May 10 – May 18
    Summer Session 1 May 18 - June 22
    Summer Session 2 June 22 - July 27
    Summer/Fall Transition
    - for those moving into Fall Housing**
    July 27 - August 18
    Summer/Fall Transition
    - for those not moving into Fall Housing**
    July 27- August 3
  • Access to Aces Place

    Students and staff will have access to Aces Place over the summer when Ridgway is open. Food items can be accessed through a self-serve concept, utilizing credit and Ace Bucks for the 2019-20 academic year.

    Ace Bucks for Summer and 2019-20 can be purchased on the Chartwells Dining Page starting on May 13.


Fall 2019 (2019-20 Academic Year)

  • Move-In Dates and Instructions
  • Pre-Opening Meals
    Students participating in SOAR, STAR, and 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 Tuesday, August 20 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
    Tuesday, August 20, 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
    Wednesday, August 21

  • Labor Day (No Classes)
    Monday, September 2
    Special Hours will be posted for each Dining Location (Saturday - Monday)

  • Fall Break (Halls remain open - No Meal Service)
    Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    • Last meal served before Fall Break - Dinner
      Friday, October 4, 2019
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • Aces Place will be open during special posted hours
      Monday, October 7, 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
      Tuesday, October 8, 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    • Classes Resume
      Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break (Halls remain open - No Meal Service)
    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019

    • Last meal served before Thanksgiving Break - Dinner
      Tuesday, November 26, 2019 (Café Court open till 6:30)
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • Aces Place remains open during special hours
      Wednesday, November 27, 7:30 a.m. – Noon
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, December 1, 2019
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Winter Break (Halls are Closed)
    Friday, December 13, 2019 at noon - Friday, January 10, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

    • Baccalaureate / Commencement / Final Exams End
      Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • Last meal served before Winter Break - Reduced Dinner
      Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks up until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 12
    • Halls Open for Returning Students - 3:00 p.m.
      Friday, January 10, 2020
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, January 12, 2020
      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 13, 2020

Spring 2020 (2019-20 Academic Year)

  • Halls Open for Returning Students - 3:00 p.m.
    Friday, January 10, 2020

  • First meal served after Break - Dinner
    Sunday, January 12, 2020
    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 13, 2020

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    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 7, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020

    • Last meal served before Spring Break - Dinner
      Friday, March 6, 2020
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, March 15, 2020
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Easter Break (Halls remain open)
    Thursday, April, 9 2020 - Sunday, April 12, 2020

    • Last meal served before Easter Break - Dinner
      Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break (Closed on Sunday)
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, April 12, 2020
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, April 13, 2020
  • End of Year

    • Reading / Study Day
      Thursday, April 30, 2020
    • First Day of Finals
      Friday, May 1, 2020
    • Last meal served for the year – Reduced Dinner
      Papa John’s ends Ace Bucks partnership at Midnight
      Thursday, May 7, 2020
    • Last Day of Finals
      Thursday, May 7, 2020
    • Residence Halls Officially Close
      Student are expected to leave 24 hours after their last final.
      Residential Buildings close at Noon on Saturday, May 9, 2020.
      (Graduates and students working graduation have an extended stay through noon on Sunday.)
    • Baccalaureate and Commencement
      Saturday, May 9, 2020

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