CWRU | First Year

Important dates for housing and dining services

With the semester coming to a close, there are several dates to keep in mind, including those related to academics, housing and dining services.

Please remember: Students are expected to leave the residence halls within 24 hours of their last final exam.

Below are some important dates coming up:

End-of-semester dates

  • Friday, Dec. 15: Reading day
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20: Final exams end; Fribley dining services end after lunch hours; Leutner dining services end after dinner hours. Jolly Scholar remains open, accepting meal swipes.
  • Thursday, Dec. 21: Residence halls close at 3 p.m.

Start-of-semester dates

  • Thursday, Jan. 11: Residence halls open at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 14: Dining services begin at 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Day (university closed)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 16: First day of class for spring semester

For a list of other important academic dates for the 2017–18 academic year, visit

For a list of room and board dates, visit