Residential Life Year At A Glance

Summer Session 2023June 5 - August 4
$320 Cancellation Penalty Traditional Halls (Fall)Wednesday, June 1
Term IMonday, June 5 - Friday, July 1
$640 Cancellation Penalty Traditional Halls (Fall) Saturday, July 1
Independence Day Holiday (no classes - offices closed)Tuesday, July 4
Term IITuesday, July 10 - Friday, August 4
Roommate Assignment NotificationsLast Week of July
Move-In Information NotificationsThroughout August
Fall Semester 2023September 5, 2023 - December 15,2023
New International Students Check InTBD
All Residence Halls Open (Incoming students arrive 8:30am - 11:30am, Continuing Students may arrive anytime after 1:00pm)Friday, September 1, 2023
Lute Welcome: New Student Orientation Friday, September 1 - Monday, September 4
Labor Day (offices closed)Monday, September 4
Opening Convocation (10:00am)Tuesday, September 5
Classes Begin (11:50am)Tuesday, September 5
Mid-Semester Break (No Classes - Offices Open)Friday, October 20
J-Term and Spring Housing Request DeadlineSunday, November 19 (11:59 p.m.)
Thanksgiving Break (PLU offices close Wednesday at 5:00pm until Monday at 8:00am)Wednesday, November 22 at 1:35pm - Sunday, November 26
$320 Cancellation Penalty Traditional Halls (JTerm/Spring)Thursday, November 30 (11:59 p.m.)
South Hall JTerm/Spring Cancellation Deadline (rates variable)Thursday, November 30 (11:59 p.m.)
Fall Semester Extended Stay and Winter Break Housing Request DeadlineFriday, December 8, (11:59 p.m.)
J-Term and Spring Housing Offers Sent to PLU EmailsBy Second Week of December
Classes EndSaturday, December 9
Final ExaminationsMonday, December 11 - Friday, December 15
Semester EndsFriday, December 15
Traditional Halls Close (students must depart from campus by 6:00pm). Students not returning for J-term/Spring must move out by 6:00pm Friday, December 15
Extended Stay Approved (students will be approved to stay on campus until 12:00pm)Saturday, December 16
January Term 2024January 3 - January 31
$640 Cancellation Penalty Traditional Halls (JTerm/Spring)Monday, January 1
All Residence Halls Open (1:00pm)Monday, January 1
Classes BeginTuesday, January 2
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes - Offices Closed)Monday, January 15
Classes EndTuesday, January 30
All J-Term Residents Not Returning For Spring (check out by 6:00pm)Tuesday, January 30
Spring Semester 2024February 7 - May 24
Residence Halls OpenTuesday, February 6 (1:00pm)
Classes Begin Wednesday, February 7
Continuing Student Applications for Upper Division Housing DeadlineThursday, February 15 (11:59 p.m.)
President's Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)Monday, February 20
Continuing Student Applications for Traditional Halls DeadlineThursday, March 22 (11:59 p.m.)
South Hall Fall Cancellation Deadline (Fall 2024) (rates variable)Friday, April 1
Spring Break (No Classes, PLU Offices Open until Thursday)Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29
Good Friday (No Classes, Offices Closed)Friday, March 29
Extended Stay Housing Requests DeadlineFriday, May 17
Classes EndSaturday, May 18
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 20–Friday, May 24
Semester Ends Friday, May 24
All Residence Hall Close (Students must Checkout and Depart from Residence Halls by 6:00pm)Friday, May 24
CommencementSaturday, May 25
Extended Stay (Students who apply will be approved to stay until 10:00pm)Saturday, May 25
Memorial Day (offices closed)Monday, May 29