Please utilize the links below to convey information to us in an accurate and complete manner.

Note, some forms are no longer accepting responses.

Request New Residential Key: Please use this form to let the College know you are no longer in possession of your room key.  We will issue you a spare key, and determine if the lock needs to be changed.  

November Break Registration: All residential students must complete the November Break Registration form to share their plans to remain on campus, or travel, by Monday, November 14. 

First Year Request to Keep a Vehicle on Campus: First-years are generally not permitted to keep a vehicle on campus. For some students, extenuating circumstances may warrant consideration by the Office of Student Affairs.

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Late Departure Request Form: December 2022 Move-out: All students must depart campus following finals by noon on Monday, December 19, unless explicitly approved to remain on campus. In the event that you have an international flight scheduling conflict or other extenuating circumstances, please complete this form by noon on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

December Closure Residency Registration Form: The College is closed from 4 pm on Friday, December 23, 2022 until 9 am on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.  During this time all services will be limited, including Dining, Custodial, and Student Affairs staffing. Campus residency during this time is limited, and eligibility is dependent on both fall and spring residency.  This form is due by noon on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

January Recess Residence Request Form: Recess begins at 9 am on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, and concludes at the start of classes.  During this time residency is limited, and eligibility is dependent on being enrolled for spring semester, as well as confirmation of on-campus engagement by a faculty or staff member involved in that engagement.  This form is due by noon on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Room Change Requests: All room changes begin with a conversation with your Community Advisor (CA).  Your CA will then bring your information to the Community Development Coordinator (CDC). 

Fall 2022: The process opens on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.  The final room changes for the semester will be approved on Tuesday November 8, and must be completed by 9am on Monday November 14. The fall room change process has closed for the semester.  Exceptions considered for urgent circumstances only. 

Spring 2023: The process opens Tuesday, February 14, 2023. The final room changes must be completed prior to Spring Break. Exceptions considered for urgent circumstances only.  The OSA Operations Team must dedicate Spring Break and the month that follows to implementing the Housing Selection Process.

Off-Campus Housing Application 2022-2023: Accepting on a rolling basis.

Theme & Language Community Applications: No longer accepting responses for Fall 2022. Spring 2023 TBA.

Housing Portal: Opens for Spring 2023 Housing Selection Applications: TBA.

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Important Dates

Please review our list of breaks and important dates for the semester and academic year. This includes J-Term and winter recess.