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Housing: Important Dates

Fall 2017

July 1, 2017: Fall Housing Cancellation Deadline
This is the final date you can cancel your Academic Year 2017-2018 housing agreement without financial penalty. After this date students will incur a $1000 cancellation fee.

July 6-7, 2017: Tentative Housing Assignments Made
Housing assignments for all students with completed housing applications, and paid housing application/reservation fees will be made on these dates. Remember you must be registered for fall courses before housing can bill to your account. If you are attending a late orientation, your bill for housing will be posted after you are registered at Orientation. Priority of assignment will be based on the date your housing application was completed. After this date, housing assignments will be made on a rolling basis as space allows.

July 17, 2017: Housing Students Billed
Students who are registered for fall courses, and who have complete housing applications, will be billed for housing and meal plan on this date. Other students will be billed once they have completed their housing application and/or registered for fall courses.

July 28, 2017: Housing Assignment and Roommate Email Sent
Students with confirmed housing assignments will receive their housing assignment and list of roommates on this date. Be advised that as of this date no further room changes will be permitted until after the opening of the residence halls.

August 1, 2017: Housing Payment Due to East Georgia State College
All students intending to live in campus housing should have accepted their financial aid package and paid any outstanding balance to East Georgia State College by this date.

August 4, 2017: Bobcat Pass Sent Out to Financially Cleared Students
Students who are financially cleared for move-in will receive their Bobcat Pass slip to present at move-in. Students with a bobcat pass may move in any time during the weekend of August 11-13, and may proceed directly to the Bobcat Villas building to which they are assigned for move-in.

August 9, 2017: Move In for Student Athletes
Athletes who have been identified on a roster sent to housing by the coaches of each sport will be permitted to move in on this day. This does not apply to any student who plans to walk on or has not otherwise been identified as a member of the team.

August 10, 2017: Move-In for Bobcat Villas West Residents
In order to create the best traffic flow possible, students will move in on 2 separate days according to their assigned building. Bobcat Villas West residents should plan to move in on Thursday, August 10, 2017 between the hours of 9am-5pm.

August 11, 2017: Move In for Bobcat Villas South Residents
Students are able to begin moving in on this date if they have completed all necessary requirements for move-in. This includes settling any outstanding balance with the college prior to move in. Check your Catmail for clarification on any items you need to clear up prior to move-in.

August 13, 2017 @ 8pm: Mandatory Residence Hall Meeting in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Building Auditorium
All students living in campus housing are required to attend this opening hall meeting in the Gambrell Auditorium. The meeting should take no longer than one hour to complete.  Attendance will be taken. Please arrive on time.

August 14, 2017: First Day of Classes
Today is the first day of classes for the Fall 2017 term! Good luck!

August 17, 2017: Drop Deadline
Today is the last day you can drop a course without the grade of W appearing on your record.

August 24, 2017: Drop for Non-Attendance
Students who have not attended 1 or more of their classes during the first two weeks of school may be dropped for non-attendance. You will need to speak directly to professors to have your courses reinstated.

August 30, 2017: Deadline to add classes that were dropped as a result of non-attendance drop.

September 4, 2017: Labor Day Holiday
No classes.

September 22-24: Lil Sibs Weekend
Students may bring a same sex sibling, age 12 or older, to visit for the weekend. More information on this is forthcoming.

October 2-6: Midterms

November 18-26: Thanksgiving Break
Residence Halls close to students beginning Saturday, November 18th at 5pm and don't reopen until Sunday, November 26 at 9am. Students who need to stay on campus during this break need to complete a break stay request form at least 2 weeks in advance of the start of the break.

December 4-8: Final Exams

December 9: Fall Commencement

December 10, 2017: Winter Break Closing of Residence halls
The residence halls will close to students today at 5pm. Students do not have to remove their items during the break. Students requiring to stay on campus during the break need to complete a break stay request form at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the break. Students requesting to stay must meet requirements for break stay. See the director of housing for more information.

Spring 2018

January 5, 2018: Residence Halls Re-open
At 9am on this date, students who are financially cleared may return to their residence hall.

January 8, 2018: First Day of Classes for Spring
Classes begin today for Spring term 2018.

January 10, 2018: Fee payment deadline for Spring 2018

March 10-18: Spring Break
Residence halls close Saturday, March 10 at 5 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, March 18 at 9 a.m. for all housing residents. Residents requiring housing during the break period must complete a break stay request form at least 2 weeks in advance of the break. Direct questions to Angela Storck, Director of Housing and Residence Life.

March 19-30: Housing Room Renewal
Residents interested in renewing their residence hall room assignment for Academic Year 2018-2019 should do so during this period of time. Remember that to complete a renewal application you must complete all of the paper components of the renewal application AND pay your application and reservation fees. Students who do not complete all requirements for renewal will lose their assignment on July 1, 2018.

April 30 - May 3: Final Exams Spring 2018

May 4 - Spring 2018 Commencement

May 6 @ 5 p.m.: Residence Halls close for spring term.
All residents must be out by this time.


Direct any questions you may have about our important dates above to Housing and Residence Life at 478.289.2172 or housing@ega.edu.