Important Dates: Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

JUNE
MONDAY, JUNE 29: First round of housing assignments available on myDC. Students who have signed up for orientation and filled out the Housing Survey will be able to view their room assignment and roommate information for the fall.


AUGUST
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1: Deadline for new students to submit the Housing Survey in order to view housing assignment on myDC portal on August 6.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6: Second round of housing assignments available on myDC.
NOTE: After August 6, housing assignments will be posted on a weekly basis to myDC or as students sign-up for orientation.

MONDAY, AUGUST 31: Fall meal plan change deadline. Meal plan change forms are available outside the Office of Residence Life or by online download.

MOVE-IN DATES
Anyone who checks in early or not at their scheduled time will be charged an early check-in fee. If you wish to move in early, please contact the Office of Residence Life.
**You should have received specific move-in instructions from Student Life with safety procedures related to COVID-19. Contact Lisa Marsalek at lmarsalek@defiance.edu if you need them again.**

August 16
Women's golf

August 19 - 21
All new and returning students

What to bring  when you move on campus!


SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER 7-18: Room changes and consolidation
All students without roommates during this period will be asked to room with other students who do not have roommates.
This is the designated time for students to openly switch roommates and rooms without a formal room change/roommate mediation process.
A Room Change form is available through your Hall Director. Anyone who changes rooms without the Hall Director's explicit consent will be instructed to move back or be fined.


NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13: Spring meal plan change deadline. Meal plan change forms are available outside the Office of Residence Life or by online download.

HALL CLOSING DATES
Winter Break is the only time during fall semester the residence halls are closed.
Residence halls will close for Winter Break at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, and re-open at noon on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
Students living on campus are asked to leave for break by noon on Nov. 25.
Students that wish to remain in the halls during the break must fill out an Occupancy Agreement with the Office of Residence Life. These forms are available 2 weeks prior to the break and due 2 days prior to the break.


JANUARY - FEBRUARY
SUNDAY, JANUARY 5: Residence halls re-open at noon.

RA INFORMATION SESSIONS
If interested in being an RA, attend 1 session.
    TBD

JANUARY 25 - FEBRUARY 5: Room changes and consolidation
All students without roommates during this period will be asked to room with other students who do not have roommates.
This is the designated time for students to openly switch roommates and rooms without a formal room change/roommate mediation process.
A Room Change form is available through your Hall Director. Anyone who changes rooms without the Hall Director's explicit consent will be instructed to move back or be fined.


MARCH
HALL CLOSING DATES
Spring Break is the only time during spring semester the residence halls are closed.
Residence halls will close for Spring Break at noon on Saturday, March 6, 2021, and re-open at noon on Sunday, March 14, 2021.


APRIL
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12: Summer housing available in the Office of Residence Life at noon


MAY
FRIDAY, MAY 7: Residence halls close for Summer Break at noon

SATURDAY, MAY 8: Graduates move out of residence halls by 6:00 p.m.