Housing & Residence Life

Housing Calendar

August 2017
Thursday, 8/10 - Summer Session II classes end.
Friday, 8/11 thru Sunday, 8/13 - Summer Term II final exams.
Monday, 8/14 - Summer Session II move-out by noon.
Tuesday, 8/22 - East Campus residence halls open.
Friday, 8/25 - West Campus residence halls and Central Campus apartments open for upperclass students.
Monday, 8/28 - Fall semester classes begin.

  • Fall move-in for first-year students is Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
  • Fall move-in for returning students begins Friday, August 25, 2017.
    • Check-in times for Central Campus, 300 Swift, and West Campus: 
      • Friday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm 
      • Saturday: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
      • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
    • Check-in Locations: 
      • West Campus: 
        • Craven Quad - Craven House B Commons 
        • Edens Quad - Edens 1A Commons Room 
        • Few Quad - Few FF Commons 
        • Kilgo Quad - Kilgo O Commons 
        • Keohane Quad - Keohane 4A 2nd Floor Commons 
        • Wannamaker Quad - Crowell G 101 Commons 
      • Central Campus: (Including Alexander, Anderson, Erwin, Lewis, Oregon, Pace, Yearby, 301 Swift street addresses and Smart Home) 
        • Central Campus Office, 217 Anderson St. 
        • 300 Swift Avenue at 300 Swift Avenue Apartments

September 2017
Monday, 9/4 - Labor Day. HRL offices closed. Classes in session.
Monday, 9/11 - Freeze on room changes for undergraduate students ends.
Tuesday, 9/19 - Spring housing materials available.

October 2017
Friday, 10/6 at 7 pm thru Tuesday, 10/11 - Fall Break.
Wednesday, 10/11 at 8:30 am classes resume.
Wednesday, 10/11 - Selective Living Group Spring 2018 housing membership lists and roster due.
Friday, 10/13 - Spring Housing Application deadlines (assignment, reassignment, roommate pull-in).
Friday, 10/27 - Upperclass Fall assignments frozen.

November 2017
Wednesday, 11/1 - Deadline for current seniors to cancel Spring 2017 housing.
Monday, 11/20 - initial Spring housing assignments released; assignments will continue through December based on availability.
Tuesday, 11/21 at 10:30 pm thru Sunday 11/26 - Thanksgiving Break.
Thursday 11/24 and Friday 11/25 - Thanksgiving holiday. HRL offices closed.
Monday, 11/27 at 8:30 am classes resume.

December 2017
Friday, 12/8 - Undergraduate classes end.
Saturday, 12/10 thru Monday, 12/18 - 24-hour Quiet Hours in effect in all residences.
Wednesday, 12/13 thru Monday, 12/18 -  Final exams.
Tuesday, 12/19 - Residence halls close for winter break at noon. All end-of-semester room/apartment moves must be complete by noon.  Students moving out of on-campus housing must complete their move-out by noon.
Friday, 12/22 - Christmas Eve holiday. HRL offices closed.
Monday, 12/25 - Christmas Day holiday. HRL offices closed.
Friday, 12/29 - New Year's Eve holiday. HRL offices closed.

  • Fall move-out for students not returning for the spring 2018 semester is Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by 12:00 pm (noon).
  • Residence halls close for fall semester 2017 at 12:00 pm (noon) on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
  • Spring move-in (residence halls open) is Saturday, January 6, 2018. Central and West Campus Offices will be open on January 6 and 7. Office hours TBD.

January 2018
Monday, 1/1 - New Year's Holiday. HRL offices closed.
Saturday, 1/6 - Residence halls open for Spring 2018.
Sunday, 1/7 to Tuesday 1/9 - Winter Forum.
Monday, 1/8 - House Assignment and Room Selection website goes live.
Wednesday, 1/10 - Spring semester classes begin.
Monday, 1/15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. HRL offices closed.
Tuesday, 1/23 - House Assignment and Room Selection information sessions.
Wednesday, 1/24 - House Assignment and Room Selection information sessions.
Monday, 1/29 - House Assignment and Room Selection information sessions.
Wednesday, 1/31 - House Assignment and Room Selection information sessions.

February 2018
Friday, 2/2 - Deadline to submit new or changed special medical housing need requests to Student Health or Student Disability Access Office.
Wednesday, 2/7 - Friday, 2/9 - Housing application opens at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on 2/9 and closes at 11:59 p.m. on 2/9.
Monday, 2/12 - Selective Living Group memberships list due to Housing Assignments.
Thursday, 2/15 thru Friday, 2/16 - Housing application make-up window opens at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) thru 12:00 p.m. (noon) on 2/16.
Monday, 2/19 - Summer school housing application available.

March 2018
Monday, 3/5 - SLG assignments plan due to HRL.
Friday, 3/9 at 7:00 pm thru Sunday, 3/18 - Spring Break.
Monday, 3/19 at 8:30 am classes resume.
Wednesday, 3/21 - House assignments and lottery numbers emailed to duke.edu email address.
Tuesday, 3/27 - Independent House Room Selection. House, location, and time TBA.
Wednesday, 3/28 - Independent House Room Selection. House, location, and time TBA.
Thursday, 3/29 - Independent House Room Selection. House, location, and time TBA.

April 2018
Tuesday, 4/3 - Independent House Room Selection. House, location, and time TBA.
Wednesday, 4/4 - Independent House Room Selection. House, location, and time TBA.
Friday, 4/13 - Students confirm Fall 2017 housing assignments.
Wednesday, 4/25 - Spring Housing Extension applications due.
Wednesday, 4/25 - Undergraduate classes end at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, 4/26 thru Saturday, 5/4 - 24-hour Quiet Hours in effect in all residences.
Monday, 4/30 thru Saturday, 5/5 - Undergraduate final exams.

May 2018
Tuesday, 5/1 - Class of 2022 housing application live via my.duke.edu.
Monday, 5/7 - All residences (Central, East, and West Campuses) close at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Undergraduates not participating in Commencement must move-out by noon.
Monday, 5/14 - All residences close for remaining undergraduate students.
Tuesday, 5/15 - Summer Session I housing opens.
Wednesday, 5/16 - Summer Session I classes begin.
Monday, 5/21 -Upperclass reassignment application available.
Monday, 5/28 - Memorial Day holiday. No classes held. HRL offices closed.
Thursday, 5/31 - Class of 2022 housing application deadline 11:59 p.m.