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Important Housing Dates


Select the correct academic year for important housing dates:

August 19-20

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Move In

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper.

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Saturday, August 24

Residence Halls Open

All residence halls open at 8 AM for all new and returning students not participating in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan.

View Move-Guide

Monday, August 26

Fall Semester Classes Begin

 

Tuesday, September 3

Room Change Requests Begin

Room change requests are accepted through the Housing Portal.

Access the Portal

September 27-28

Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend includes a series of events for the entire family.

Learn More

October 1-14

WKU Apartments Application Open

The WKU Apartments offer premiere, fully funished two-bedroom and one-bedroom options for students with more than 60 credit hours who desire an apartment experience while living on the Hill.

Learn More

October 10-11

Fall Break

All residence halls remain open.

Wednesday, November 27

Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break at 10 AM

All residence halls, except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Thanksgiving Break.

View Instructions

Saturday, November 30

Halls Reopen at 10 AM

All residence halls reopen from Thanksgiving Break.

December 9-13

Saturday, December 14

Halls Close for Winter Break at 6 PM

All residence halls, except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Winter Break.

View Instructions

Friday, January 24

Halls Reopen at 8 AM

All residence halls reopen for the spring semester.

Spring Room Change Requests Begin at 7 AM

Room change requests are accepted through the Housing Portal.

Access the Portal

Tuesday, January 27

Spring Semester Classes Begin

 

February 1-14

WKU Apartments Application Open

 The WKU Apartments offer premiere, fully funished two-bedroom and one-bedroom options for students with more than 60 credit hours who desire an apartment experience while living on the Hill.

Learn More

Thursday, February 13

Room Change Requests End

 

February 24 - March 6

Phase 1 | Renew Your Housing for 2020-2021

Students Returning to On-Campus Housing for 2020-2021

During Phase 1 you can choose to stay in the same room, add a roommate, and update your housing application.

Learn More & Renew

March 16-31

Phase 2 | Renew Your Housing for 2020-2021

Students Returning to On-Campus Housing for 2020-2021

During Phase 2 you can select a new room, add a roommate, join a hall waitlist, and update your housing application.

Learn More & Renew

Friday, March 6

Halls Close for Spring Break at 6 PM

All residence halls, except Barnes Campbell, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Spring Break.

View Instructions

March 9-13

Spring Break

 

Sunday, March 15

Halls Reopen at Noon

 

May 11-15

Saturday, May 16

All Halls Close at 6 PM

All residence halls close and residents must checkout of their rooms with a staff member. 

Move Out Instructions

Saturday, May 16, 6 PM-Sunday, May 17 10 AM

Summer Hall Move-In

Students living on campus during the summer will move into the summer hall.

Summer Hall Information 

August 17-18

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Move In

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper.

Learn More

Saturday, August 22

Residence Halls Open

All residence halls open at 8 AM for all new and returning students not participating in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan.

View Move-Guide

Monday, August 24

Fall Semester Classes Begin

 

Date Under Review - TBD

Room Change Requests Begin

Room change requests are accepted through the Housing Portal.

Access the Portal

Date Announced Soon!

Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend includes a series of events for the entire family.

Learn More

October 1-2

Fall Break

All residence halls remain open.

October 1-14

WKU Apartments Application Open

The WKU Apartments offer premiere, fully funished two-bedroom and one-bedroom options for students with more than 60 credit hours who desire an apartment experience while living on the Hill.

Learn More

Wednesday, November 25

Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break at 10 AM

All residence halls, except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Thanksgiving Break.

View Instructions

Sunday, November 29

Halls Reopen at 10 AM

All residence halls reopen from Thanksgiving Break.

December 7-11

Saturday, December 12

Halls Close for Winter Break at 6 PM

All residence halls, except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Winter Break.

View Instructions

Friday, January 15

Halls Reopen at 8 AM

All residence halls reopen for the spring semester.

Spring Room Change Requests Begin at 7 AM

Room change requests are accepted through the Housing Portal.

Access the Portal

Tuesday, January 19

Spring Semester Classes Begin

 

February 1-14

WKU Apartments Application Open

The WKU Apartments offer premiere, fully funished two-bedroom and one-bedroom options for students with more than 60 credit hours who desire an apartment experience while living on the Hill.

Learn More

Thursday, February 11

Room Change Requests End

 

February 22 - March 6

Phase 1 | Renew Your Housing for 2020-2021

Students Returning to On-Campus Housing for 2021-2022

During Phase 1 you can choose to stay in the same room, add a roommate, and update your housing application.

Learn More & Renew

March 14-31

Phase 2 | Renew Your Housing for 2020-2021

Students Returning to On-Campus Housing for 2021-2022

During Phase 2 you can select a new room, add a roommate, join a hall waitlist, and update your housing application.

Learn More & Renew

Friday, March 5

Halls Close for Spring Break at 6 PM

All residence halls, except Barnes Campbell, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls, close for Spring Break.

View Instructions

March 8-12

Spring Break

 

Sunday, March 14

Halls Reopen at Noon

 

May 3-7

Saturday, May 8

All Halls Close at 6 PM

All residence halls close and residents must checkout of their rooms with a staff member. 

Move Out Instructions

Saturday, May 8, 6 PM-Sunday, May 9 10 AM

Summer Hall Move-In

Students living on campus during the summer will move into the summer hall.

Summer Hall Information 

 

 


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