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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 19:

Residence Halls officially open for Fall Semester for new students. New students will check in at the Residence Life Table located in front of Davis during their assigned check in time. Fall Orientation begins- for a detailed schedule, click here.

Aug 20-22:

Returning students Check in Days. Returners will check in at the Bulldog Life Office located in the lower level of the SUB during their assigned check in time.

Sept 3:

Fall Exemption Deadline- Students wanting to submit a housing exemption form must submit on or before Sept 3 for consideration.

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

Sept 6:

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

Oct 27:

Annual Halloween Festival Hosted by Residence Life

Nov 11:

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

Nov 24-26:

Thanksgiving Break – No classes are held. Montana Western offices including the Residence Life Office are closed on Nov 25 & 26 . Students can stay in their rooms without making arrangements and at no additional cost.  Dining Services is closed and not available for meals.

Dec 10:

Last Day of Block 4 and end of Fall Semester.

Dec 11:

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

Jan 7:

Residence Halls officially open for Spring Semester. Students’ access will be turned on for their buildings at 9am.

Jan 10:

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 10 for consideration.

Spring Cancellation Deadline- Students who cancel their Housing Contract in writing by January 11 will receive a 100% refund of any Housing or Cleaning Fees paid. No refunds for cancellations after the semester starts.

Jan 17:

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

Feb 21:

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.

March 7-11:

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 4:

Last day of Block 8 and end of Spring Semester.

May 5:

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