2016-17 Academic Year

All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Aug. 29 1 to 4 p.m. First-year Honors students move in
Aug. 30 to 31 See schedule Fall Welcome participants move in
Sept. 2 9 a.m. Residence halls open
Sept. 6   Classes begin
Nov. 23 to 25 Noon Nov. 23 Fall break (Thanksgiving)—residence halls remain open with reduced services
Dec. 12–16   Final exam week
Dec. 16 7 p.m. Residence halls close for winter recess
Dec. 24-Jan. 3   University closure
Jan. 7, 2017 10 a.m. Residence halls open
New students move in any time after 10 a.m. when buildings open. Please go to the front desk to check in. 
Jan. 9   Classes begin
Jan. 25 Noon Returning resident sign-up Group 1 – Students who want to remain in their current room may start signing up
Jan. 30 Noon Returning resident sign-up Group 2—students who want to move to a new room in their current hall may start signing up
Feb. 1 10 a.m. New student sign-up starts for fall 2017
Feb. 6 10 a.m.  Returning resident sign-up Group 3—students may start signing up for any residence hall

Apartment, Spindler Hall and Western View sign up for fall 2017 begins
March 6-10   Spring break—residence halls remain open with reduced services
March 13   Summer housing sign-up starts
April 24-28   Final exam week
April 28 7 p.m.  Residence halls close

Summer 2017

May 7 9 a.m.  Summer I housing contract begins
Early June   2017-18 room assignments emailed to WMU email address
June 29   Summer I housing contract ends

Late July   2017-18 roommate information emailed to WMU email address
Early/mid-Aug.   Vendor orders due for in-room delivery
Aug. 18 5 p.m.  Summer II housing contract ends

[WMU Academic Calendar]