Important Dates

Please find important dates related to residential living below. If you have any questions about any of the dates, please contact us at or call 563-387-1330.

Saturday, August 26First-Year Students Arrive to Campus
Sunday, August 27- Tuesday, August 29Returning Students Arrive to Campus
Wednesday, August 30Fall Semester Classes Begin
Saturday, October 14-Wednesday, October 18Fall Vacation
Wednesday, November 22-Sunday, November 26Thanksgiving Vacation/Residence Halls Remain Open
Thursday, December 14Residence halls close for the end of term at 7:00 PM. Students registered and approved for the break will need to relocated to one of the residence halls that remain open. Halls open for winter break are Miller, Dieseth, Baker, College Apartments, Prairie Houses, and Ylvisaker Hall.
Monday, January 1Residence Halls Reopen at Noon/Classes Resume on Wednesday, January 3
Friday, January 26Last Day of January Term/Residence Halls Remain Open
Thursday, February 1Spring Semester Classes Begin
Friday, March 15Spring Break Begins/Halls Remain Open
Monday, March 25Second Half of Semester Classes Begin
Friday, March 29Easter Break/Residence Halls Remain Open
Thursday, May 16Residence halls close at 7:00 for students not on the approved stay late list. Residence halls close for remaining students and graduating seniors at 6:00 PM on Sunday, May 19.
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Residence Life Office

Dahl Centennial Union 124A
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

Phone: 563-387-1330