Important Dates and Deadlines For Residence

For a complete list of undergraduate academic dates and deadlines please visit http://calendar.carleton.ca/.

2019/20 Dates

May 15, 2019 – Last day for first year students to receive an offer of admission that includes guaranteed residence.

June 10, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – Offers for 1st year guaranteed students close. It is also the deadline for first year guaranteed offers to cancel and receive a full refund of the residence deposit, and the deadline for new applicants to submit application for the room lottery.

June 13, 2019 – Room lottery for all new students without a guaranteed offer.

June 17, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – Special Needs Residence for all new students – medical documentation and personal requests must be received in the Department of Housing and Residence Life Services.

June 27, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – deadline for Exchange student applications to be included in Room Lottery.

June 28, 2019 – Room lottery for Exchange students.

July 15, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline to cancel room offer and receive a partial refund of deposit for all students.

End of July, 2019 – Residence information packages will be emailed to students to their Carleton email account. This will include information on room type, scheduled move in date etc.

August 16, 2019 – Building and accessing roommate information will be emailed to students Carleton email accounts.

August 25, 2019 – Deadline for fall term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).

August 30, 2019 – Deadline to submit Late Arrival Form to hold room past 12:00 am midnight ET*, September 2nd.

August 31 – September 1, 2019 – Residence Move in Weekend – students will be provided with designated move in dates in their information package emailed late July/early August. During the Orientation Period no overnight guests are permitted in residence.

September 1, 2019 – Residence meal plan commences at lunch (11:00 am ET).

September 3, 2019 – Unclaimed rooms will be offered out in waitlist number priority.

September 4, 2019 – Fall term begins. Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 16, 2019 – Last day to decrease your meal plan for the fall term.

September 30, 2019 – After 8:30 am ET* – Requests for Room Changes open.  Click here for more information.

October 22, 2019 – Applications for the December Closure open.

October 21 – 25, 2019 – Fall reading week. Residence and the caf remain open.

October 31, 2019 – 10:00 am ET* – Application opens for winter term residence. Depending on availability, space will be offered on a first come first serve basis.  For more information, please click here.

November TBD, 2019 – Residence maintenance room inspections.

November TBD, 2019Residence Fellow Information Session

November 25, 2019 – Deadline for winter term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).

December 6, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline to complete the December Closure Request Form.

December TBD, 2019Residence Fellow Information Session

December 9 – 21, 2019 – Fall term examination period.

December 12, 2019 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline to cancel winter room offer and receive a partial refund of deposit for all students who received an offer for winter term residence.

December TBD, 2019Residence Fellow Information Session (Study Break)

December 22, 2019 – 12:00 pm Noon ET* – Residence and meal plans will be suspended until residence re-opens at 12:00 pm noon ET* on January 5, 2020.

December 25, 2019 – January 1, 2020University is closed. No services are available during this time.

January 2, 2020 – 8:30 am ET*University opens. Although the Housing office opens on January 2nd, 2020, residence buildings remain closed until 12:00 pm noon ET* on January 5, 2020.

January 5, 202012:00 pm noon ET* – Winter term residence opens and meal plans commence at dinner.

January 6, 2020 – Winter term classes begin.

January TBD, 2020 – 12:00 pm noon ET* – Residence Fellow Application Due.

January 20, 2020 – Last day to decrease your meal plan for the winter term.

February 1, 2020 – Housing Applications available on Carleton Central for 2020/2021 Residence after 10:00 am ET*.  Click here for more information.

February 14, 2020 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline for Returning Residence applications.

February 14, 2020– April examination schedule available online.

February 18, 2020 – 4:30 pm ET* – Special Needs Residence for all returning students – medical documentation and personal requests must be received in the Department of Housing and Residence Life Services.

February 18, 2020 – After 9:00 am ET*Summer Residence application opens. For important dates and deadlines for Summer Residence, click here.

February 17 – 21, 2020 – Winter reading week. Residence and the caf remain open.

March 1, 2020 – No refund of residence fees will be given to students leaving residence after this date.

March TBD, 2020- 6:00 pm ET* – Off-Campus seminar located in 124 Leeds House.

March TBD, 2020 – Residence maintenance room inspections.

March 15 – 30, 2020 – Returning students will receive notification of the residence room lottery results for the 2020/2021 academic year.

April 12, 2020 – All students who have no take homes/exams are required to vacate their residence rooms by 12:00 am midnight ET*.  Also the deadline to submit a Residence Extension form found by clicking here.

April 13 – 25, 2020 – Spring term examination period.

April 14 – 25, 2020All students are required to vacate their residence room 24 hours after their last scheduled exam. Click here for more information about Move-Out.

April 26, 2020 – 12:00 pm noon ET* – All students must check out of residence – no extensions are permitted beyond this date.

*ET – Eastern Standard Time