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Important Dates

Please note that dates are dynamic and may change. If you have any questions about the calendar, please reach out to us at reslife.umd.edu or (301) 314-2100. Visit our Moving & Breaks page for more details on academic breaks. 


Fall 2022

Date Event
August 21 South Campus Commons (SCC) Leases begin
August 22 August 22
August 23 The Courtyards (CTY) Leases begin
August 25 New-to-Housing Student Dining Plans start at 4:00 pm
August 27 Returning Student Dining Plans start at 8:00 am, 251 North will open at 8:00 am, South Campus & Yahentamitsi will open at 10:00am
August 25-28 Residence Hall Traditional Move-in Dates
August 25-28 Fall Welcome
August 29 First Day of Classes
September 5 Labor Day
November 14 Residence Hall Housing And Dining Agreement opens
November 22 Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving Break 7:00 pm with one night only late stay
November 27 Residence Halls Re-open
December 12 Last Day of Classes
December 13 Reading Day
December 14 Final Exams
December 20 Residence Halls Close for winter break 7:00 pm with one night only late stays

Spring 2023

Date Event
January 3 Winter Classes begin
January 16 MLK, Jr. Holiday
January 20 International Students move in for spring semester
January 22 Traditional Spring Move-in
January 22 All Spring Semester Dining Plans and Dining Dollars will start at 4:00 pm, South Campus & Yahentamitsi will open at 4:00 pm
January 23 Winter Classes end, 251 North will open at 8:00 am
January 25 First Day of Classes
March 13 Deadline to submit the Residence Hall Housing And Dining Agreement
March 17 Residence Halls close for Spring Break at 7:00 pm
March 26 Residence Halls re-open at 10:00 am
May 11 Last day of Spring Classes
May 12 Reading Day
May 13-19 Final Exams begin
May 19 Residence Halls close at 7:00 pm, Spring 2023 Dining Plans will end on at 3:00 pm
May 20 Dining Dollars will end at 1:00 am on (tentative)
May 22-24 Commencement
May 30 First Day of Summer Session Classes

See also the university's Academic Calendars for additional information.

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