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June 1:

Priority deadline. Housing applications for Fall Semester received by June 1 will receive their desired housing preference depending on availability. Applications received after June 1 will not be guaranteed their desired preference.

July 15:

Housing cancellations received on or before July 15 will receive 100 percent refund of housing deposit if notified in writing to the Residence Life Office.  

Aug 15:

Housing cancellations received on or before August 15 will receive 50 percent refund of housing deposit if notified in writing to the Residence Life Office. No refunds of housing deposit for notices after August 15.

Aug 23:

Residence Halls officially open for Fall Semester. Students may check in at the Residence Life Office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Returning students can also check in August 24th from 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

Fall Orientation begins- for a detailed schedule, click here.

Aug 27:

Fall Exemption Deadline- Students wanting to submit a housing exemption form must submit on or before August 27 for consideration.

Fall classes begin- for a detailed academic schedule, click here.

Sept 3:

Labor Day- No classes are held and Montana Western Offices including the Residence Life Office are closed.

Oct 24:

Annual Residence Hall-O-Ween

Nov 12:

Veterans Day- No classes are held and Montana Western offices including the Residence Life Office are closed.

Nov 19-23:

Thanksgiving Break – No classes are held. Montana Western offices including the Residence Life Office are closed on 11/22-11/23. Students can stay in their rooms without making arrangements and at no additional cost.  Dining Services is closed and not available for meals.

Dec 12:

Paw Prints Winter Auction @ 6:00 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room.

Dec 19:

Last Day of Block 4 and end of Fall Semester.

Dec 20:

Residence Halls close at noon for Winter Break. Please read through the end of the semester checkout procedures by clicking here. All residents must leave by noon unless prior arrangements have been made with the Residence Life Office.

Jan 11:

Residence Halls officially open for Spring Semester. Students may check in at the Residence Life Office at 8:00 a.m.

Bulldog Bound/Orientation- for a detailed schedule, click here.

Jan 14:

Spring Classes Begin- for a detailed academic schedule, click here.

Spring Exemption Deadline- Students wanting to submit a housing exemption form must submit on or before January 14 for consideration.

Spring Cancellation Deadline- Students who cancel their Housing Contract in writing by January 14 will receive a 100% refund of any Housing or Cleaning Fees paid. No refunds for cancellations after the semester starts.

Jan 21:

Martin Luther King Day – No classes are held and Montana Western offices including the Residence Life Office are closed.

Feb 18:

President’s Day – No classes are held and Montana Western offices including the Residence Life Office are closed.

March 1:

Returning Resident Room Sign-ups Begin for more information regarding this process please click here.

April 25:

Paw Prints Spring Auction @ 6:00 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room

March 11-15:

Spring Break- No classes are held. Students can stay in their rooms without making arrangements and at no additional cost. Dining Services is closed and not available for meals.

May 8:

Last day of Block 8 and end of Spring Semester.

May 9:

Residence Halls close at noon for Summer Break. Please read through the end of the semester checkout procedures by clicking here.  All residents must leave by noon unless prior arrangements have been made with the Residence Life Office.