Important Dates

Fall 2021

Fall Semester

Classes begin on Monday, August 16.

Fall Break

Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5 – no classes. Residence halls will remain open.

Thanksgiving Break

The university will be closed Wednesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 28th for Thanksgiving holidays. The residence halls will remain open during the break, but there is no food service on campus during this time.

Winter Break

Fall exams will end on Wednesday, December 8.  Students are required to vacate the residence halls 24 hours after their final exam or by 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 9, whichever occurs first. The residence halls will close at 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 9.

Fall Exam Bags

Before finals, we offer parents/guardians the opportunity to purchase an exam bag for their student! Exam bags are filled with snacks, sweet treats, and a t-shirt designed exclusively by our residential staff. The deadline to purchase an exam bag is October 31st. To reserve your student’s exam bag, please click here. Once you complete the order form, please call our office at 828-251-6700 to finalize your payment (debit/credit card ONLY).

 

SPRING 2022

Spring Semester

Classes begin on Monday, January 10.

Student Move-In

  • First year and new transfer students for spring 2022 will move in Friday, January 7.
  • Returning students will move in on Saturday and Sunday, January 8 & 9.

Spring Break

Spring Break is Monday, March 7 – Friday March 11. The residence halls will remain open during the break, but there is no food service on campus during this time.

Summer Break

Spring exams will end on Wednesday, May 4. Students are required to vacate the residence halls 24 hours after their final exam or by 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, whichever occurs first. The residence halls will close at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 5.

Please visit the Registrar’s page to view the full academic calendar.