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Residence Hall Opening and Closing Dates

Fall 2015 through Spring 2016

Saturday,
Sept. 5, 2015
Halls open at 9 a.m. only for those students who are new to Whitworth; report to your residence hall for check-in instructions.

Monday,
Sept. 7

Returning students may check into their residence halls from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday,
Dec. 19
Christmas Break begins: Halls close at 10 a.m. (Students are required to checkout within 24 hours of their last final or by the closing date listed. If this presents a difficulty, students are to speak with his/her resident director as soon as possible.)
Monday,
Jan. 4, 2016

Christmas Break ends:

  • Halls open at 1 p.m. for students returning to campus housing.

  • Halls open at 3 p.m. for students entering campus housing for Jan Term. Students who are were not in campus housing for fall semester should report to the Hixson Union Building (HUB) between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up their room keys. If you are unable to check in at this time, please contact the housing office at 509.777.3250 or housing@whitworth.edu.
Wednesday, Jan. 27 Students not living on campus for spring-semester classes must check out by 10 a.m. Students who have taken a Jan Term class and will continue to live on campus for a spring-semester class do not need to check out and may live on campus through Jan Term Break.

Monday,
Feb. 1

Students starting at Whitworth for spring semester may check in. Report to the Hixson Union Building (HUB) between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for room key, housing contract, etc. If you are unable to check in at this time, please contact the Whitworth Housing Office at 509.777.3250 or housing@whitworth.edu.

Saturday,
March 19

Spring Break begins: Halls close at 10 a.m.
Sunday,
March 27
Spring Break ends: Halls open at 1 p.m.
Saturday,
May 21
Halls close at 10 a.m. for all non-graduating students. Each student must be checked out of his/her residence hall within 24 hours of his/her last final exam. Failure to follow this policy will result in a charge of $10 for every 15 minutes a student stays late. If this timeframe presents a difficulty, students are to speak with his/her resident director as soon as possible.
Monday,
May 23
Halls close at 10 a.m. for graduating students. Failure to follow this policy will result in a charge of $10 for every 15 minutes a student stays late.

Students are not allowed to move in to residence halls early without permission from the Whitworth Housing Office. Unauthorized early move-in will result in at least a $100 charge plus a $75-per-night charge and immediate removal from the residence hall and possible additional sanctions. If you need to move belongings into the residence halls before the designated check-in time, contact the housing office. Moving belongings into the residence halls before check-in without permission from the housing office will also result in a $100 charge. With permission from the housing office, a student may move in his/her belongings early, but some charges may apply. Please contact the housing office for more information at 509.777.3250 or housing@whitworth.edu.