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Below are dates for the current 2019-2020 academic year. Click here for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year residence dates.


2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR RESIDENCE DATES

These dates are firm. They are announced as of February 1, 2019. Please plan your campus arrival and departure arrangements accordingly as we cannot make exceptions.

Student Classification Move In Date Fall Only Move-Out* Spring Only Move-In* Move-Out Deadline
Incoming JD 1L 8/24/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/16/2020 5/29/2020
Incoming JD Transfers 7/31/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/16/2020 5/29/2020
Incoming LLM 8/15/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/29/2020
Incoming SJD 8/15/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/16/2020 5/29/2020
Exchange Students to HLS 8/15/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/16/2020 5/29/2020
Returning JD 2L, SJD 8/1/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/16/2020 5/29/2020
Returning JD 3L 8/1/2019 12/19/2019 1/26/2020 5/29/2020

*Fall Only and Spring Only Dates are for students studying and living on-campus for one semester (Including Exchange Students). Students who have a housing contract for the entire academic year can stay in their accommodation uninterrupted until their move-out deadline. (Residences do not close for breaks during the academic year.) Spring Only students who are taking a J-Term class should contact the Housing Coordinator during Spring Only Room Selection in October.

**SJDs may contact HLS Housing to request a housing extension to May 29, 2020 if they are graduating and participating in Commencement.


 

2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR RESIDENCE DATES

These dates are firm. They are announced as of February 1, 2020. Please plan your campus arrival and departure arrangements accordingly as we cannot make exceptions.

Student Classification Move In Date Fall Only Move-Out* Spring Only Move-In* Move-Out Deadline
Incoming JD 1L 8/26/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/15/2021
Incoming JD Transfers 7/23/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/15/2021
Incoming LLM 8/17/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/28/2021
Incoming SJD 8/17/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/15/2021
Exchange Students to HLS 8/17/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/15/2021
Returning JD 2L, SJD 8/10/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/15/2021**
Returning JD 3L 8/10/2020 12/19/2020 1/24/2021 5/28/2021
2L/3L Temporary EIP Housing*** 7/26/2020 8/1/2020 N/A N/A

*Fall Only and Spring Only Dates are for students studying and living on-campus for one semester (Including Exchange Students). Students who have a housing contract for the entire academic year can stay in their accommodation uninterrupted until their move-out deadline. (Residences do not close for breaks during the academic year.) Spring Only students who are taking a J-Term class should contact the Housing Coordinator during Spring Only Room Selection in October.

**SJDs may contact HLS Housing to request a housing extension to May 28, 2021 if they are graduating and participating in Commencement.

***Academic year assignments will not yet be available in July. We will house 2L/3L residents who need housing in temporary spaces in Gropius during the Early Interview Program. This is need-based only for students participating in EIP and have reservations for HLS On-campus housing for the Fall 2020 semester. More information will follow.