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Key Housing Dates

Find key dates for signing-up and moving-in and out of Saint Louis University housing. Dates are subject to change. Students should monitor their slu.edu email for updates. Please see details about your individual residence hall for more information on its status during holidays and breaks. 

2021 Dates | 2022 Dates

2021 Dates

Jan. 22, 2021

Residence halls that were closed for winter break open at 9 a.m. Meal plans begin.

Feb. 1, 2021

  • Housing, learning community and theme housing contracts open in myslu.slu.edu for first-year students. 
  • Early sign-up for non-residency required students opens.

Feb. 3-5, 2021

Renewals open for campus apartments.

Feb. 10-12, 2021

Online assignment selection for early sign-up, non-residency required students.

Feb. 22, 2021

Rising sophomore housing contracts open.

March 1, 2021

Deadline for rising sophomores to edit their housing contract in order to be assigned by March 12.

March 12, 2021

Assignments for rising sophomores released in the housing portal.

May 1, 2021

  • Final day to change learning community preferences for incoming students. 
  • Last day for residency required students to submit a residency exemption if they have already submitted a housing contract.

May 15, 2021

RoomSync, SLU’s roommate-matching software, goes live for incoming students.

May 18, 2021

Last full board day.

June 1, 2021

Students will transition to their summer housing assignments. Students who are on campus for the spring semester will remain in their spring semester assignment until June 1.

June 30, 2021

Deadline to change housing preferences for incoming students; last day for RoomSync.

July 10-15, 2021

Housing assignments and move-in packets are sent to incoming students’ SLU email address.

Aug. 6-8, 2021

Summer residents need to transition to fall housing or move out if they are not residing on campus in the fall.

Aug. 19-20, 2021

New student move-in. Students will be assigned a specific move in date and time when they receive their housing assignment. 

Aug. 21-22

Returning student move-in.

Oct. 5, 2021

Spring housing contracts open for students who are not currently living on campus.

Oct. 28-29, 2021

Fall Break. Residence halls do not close.

Nov. 24-26, 2021

Thanksgiving break. Halls that are not open during breaks close Nov 23, 2021 at 8 p.m. and open on November 28 at 9a.m. 

Dec. 17, 2021

Halls close at 8 p.m. for winter break.

2022 Housing Dates

Jan. 14, 2022

Halls open at 9 a.m. for the spring semester.

Feb 1, 2022

  • First-year housing contracts open for new freshmen, new transfer students and new graduate students.
  • First year learning community applications open.

Feb 1-6, 2022

Renew Your Room process opens for current apartment residents to renew their same living space for 2022-2023.

Feb. 14-17, 2022

Online selection process dates for rising juniors and seniors.

Feb 28, 2022

Housing contracts open for rising sophomores.

March 12, 2022

Spring Break. Halls close at 10 a.m. March 12 and open at 9 a.m. March 20.

May 17, 2022

Residence halls close at 8 p.m. for all non-graduating students.

May 22, 2022

Residence halls close at noon for graduating students.

June 1, 2022

Transition to summer housing.