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 2018 (2017-18 Academic Year)

  • Halls Open for Returning Students - 3:00 p.m.
    Friday, January 5, 2018

  • First meal served after Break - Dinner
    Sunday, January 7, 2018
    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 8, 2018

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
    Monday, January 15, 2018
    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 3, 2018 - Sunday, March 11, 2018

    • Café Court
      Last meal served before Spring Break – Dinner
      Closes: Friday, March 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
      Reopens: Sunday, March 11, 2018 4:30-7:00 p.m.

    • Aces Place, Koch Market, Rademacher's, and Chick-fil-A
      Closes: Friday, March 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
      Reopens: Monday, March 12, 2018 for normal hours

    • Students can use their Ace Bucks at Papa John's over Spring Break.

    • Classes Resume
      Monday, March 12, 2018

  • Easter Break (Halls remain open)
    Thursday, March 29, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018

    • Café Court
      Last meal served before Easter Break – Dinner
      Closes: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
      Reopens: Sunday, April 1, 2018 4:30-7:00 p.m.

    • Aces Place, Koch Market, Rademacher's, and Chick-fil-A
      Closes: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
      Reopens: Monday, April 2, 2018 for normal hours

    • Easter Break Self Service at Aces Place and Koch Market (no meal exchanges)
      Thursday, March 29, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
      Sunday, April 1, 2:00 p.m.-Midnight

    • Students can use their Ace Bucks at Papa John's over Easter Break (closed on Sunday).

    • Classes Resume
      Monday, April 2, 2018

  • End of Year

    • Reading / Study Day
      Thursday, April 26, 2018
    • First Day of Finals
      Friday, April 27, 2018
    • Café Court - Last meal served for the year – Reduced Dinner
      Closes: Thursday, May 3, at 6:00 p.m.
    • Papa John’s ends Ace Bucks partnership at Midnight Thursday, May 3, 2018 (11:59 p.m.)
    • Aces Place, Koch Market, Rademacher's, and Chick-fil-A Closes: Thursday, May 3, at 6:00 p.m.
    • Last Day of Finals
      Thursday, May 3, 2018
    • Residence Halls Officially Close at Noon
      (for students not participating in Commencement)
      Friday, May 4, 2018
    • Baccalaureate and Commencement
      Saturday, May 5, 2018

Summer 2018

  • Link to Summer Housing Page: Summer Housing

  • Summer Housing Schedule

    Spring/Summer Transition Housing May 4 – May 12
    Summer Session 1 May 13 - June 16
    Summer Session 2 June 17 - July 21
    Summer/Fall Transition
    - for those moving into Fall Housing**
    July 22 - August 18
    Summer/Fall Transition
    - for those not moving into Fall Housing**
    July 22- August 4
  • 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 2018-19 academic year.

    Ace Bucks for Summer and 2018-19 can be purchased on the Chartwells Dining Page starting on May 7.


Fall 2018 (2018-19 Academic Year)

  • Links to New Student Move-In and Returning Student Move-In dates.

  • 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 21 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 21, 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 22

  • Labor Day (No Classes)
    Monday, September 3
    Special Hours will be posted for each Dining Location (Saturday – Monday)

  • Fall Break (Halls remain open - No Meal Service)
    Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    • Last meal served before Fall Break - Dinner
      Friday, October 5, 2018
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • Aces Place will be open during special posted hours
      Monday, October 8, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      Tuesday, October 9, 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    • Classes Resume
      Wednesday, October 10, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break (Halls remain open - No Meal Service)
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018

    • Last meal served before Thanksgiving Break - Dinner
      Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (Café Court open till 6:30)
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks during this Break
    • Aces Place remains open during special hours
      Wednesday, November 21, 7:30 a.m. – Noon
    • First meal served after Break - Dinner
      Sunday, November 25, 2018
    • Classes Resume
      Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Winter Break (Halls are Closed)
    Friday, December 14, 2018 at noon - Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

    • Baccalaureate / Commencement / Final Exams End
      Thursday, December 13, 2018
    • Last meal served before Winter Break - Reduced Dinner
      Thursday, December 13, 2018
    • Papa John’s accepts Ace Bucks up until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 13
    • 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

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
      Thursday, 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 at Noon
      (for students not participating in Commencement)
      Friday, May 10, 2019
    • Baccalaureate and Commencement
      Saturday, May 11, 2019

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