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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. 


Key Housing Dates

New Students

Date Event
June 1, 2024 2024-2025 First-Year Student Residence Hall Housing Agreement Submission Deadline
June 17–26, 2024 Roommate Finder Process
June 30, 2024 Housing Accommodations/ADS Deadline
July 18, 2024 Assignment Release
August 22–25, 2024 Residence Hall Move-In
August 22-25, 2024 Fall Welcome

Returning Students

Date Event
May 28–June 7, 2024 Fall Reassignment Form Available
June 14, 2024 Fall Reassignment Released
August 22–25, 2024 Residence Hall Move-In

Fall 2024 Dates

Date Event
August 26 First Day of Class
September 9 Fall Mid-Semester Reassignment Requests begin
November 10, 2024–February 24, 2025 Residence Hall Housing and Dining Agreement for 2025-2026 available
November 26 Residence Halls close at 7:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Residence Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m.
December 9 Last Day of Class
December 10 Reading Day
December 11-17 Final Exams
December 17 Residence Halls close at 7:00 p.m. for Winter Break

Spring 2025 Dates

Date Event
January 20 Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday (UMD closed)
January 24 International Students Move-In
January 25 Residence Halls Reopen for Spring Semester at 12:00 p.m.
January 25-26 Winter Welcome
January 27 First Day of Classes
February 24 Deadline to Submit Residence Hall Housing and Dining Agreement
March 14 Residence Halls close at 7:00 p.m. for Spring Break
March 16-23 Spring Break
March 23 Residence Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m.
May 13 Last Day of Classes
May 14 Reading Day
May 15-21 Final Exams
May 21 Residence Halls close at 7:00 p.m.

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

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