Important Dates and Deadlines For Residence

For a complete list of undergraduate academic dates and deadlines please click here.

The dates below are for a typical academic year and may not be accurate.

Please click here for any changes to dates and deadlines in respect to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

For important dates and deadlines for Summer Residence, click here.

2021/22 and 2022/23 Dates

*ET = Eastern Standard Time

Date Activity
January 5, 2022 8:30 am ET – University opens. Residence remains closed.
January 9, 2022 12:00 pm noon ET – Current residence students return to their rooms. Winter term residence move-ins will begin.
January 10, 2022 Winter term classes begin.
January 13, 2022 12:00 pm ET – Deadline for Residence Fellow Applications
January 17, 2022 Last day to decrease your meal plan for the winter term. Complete a Meal Plan change form by clicking here.
February 1, 2022  Housing Applications available on Carleton Central for 2022/2023 Residence after 10:00 am ET. Click here for more information.
February 14, 2022 4:00 pm ET – Off-Campus virtual seminar.
February 15, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for Returning Carleton students to apply for Residence through Carleton Central in order to be included in the Room Lottery.
February 17, 2022 Deadline for Returning Carleton students who have applied in Carleton Central to complete the Residence Information Form (RIF) in eRezLife.
February 18, 2022 April examination schedule available online.
February 22, 2022 After 9:00 am ET – Summer Residence application opens. Click here for more information.
February 22, 2022 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 22-25, 2022 Winter break. Residence and the caf remain open.
March 1, 2022 No refund of residence fees will be given to students leaving residence after this date.
March TBD 2022 Residence maintenance room inspections.
March 15-30, 2022 Returning students will receive notification of the residence room lottery results for the 2022/2023 academic year. Returning student applications re-open in Carleton Central in order to apply to be added to the waitlist.
March TBD, 2022 12:00 pm noon ET – Raven’s Roost job applications close.
April 14-28, 2022 Winter term examination period.
April 17, 2022 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 18 – 28, 2022 All students are required to vacate their residence room 24 hours after their last scheduled exam. Click here for more information about Move-Out.
April 29, 2022 12:00 pm noon ET– All students must check out of residence – no extensions are permitted beyond this date.
May 13, 2022 Last day for first year students to receive an offer of admission that includes guaranteed residence.
June 8, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline to accept a first year guaranteed room offer (click here for more information about the first year guarantee acceptance process).
Deadline for new applicants to submit application for the room lottery (click here for information about the application process for new students).
June 13, 2022 Room lottery for all new students without a guaranteed offer.
June 20, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for all new students who require Special Accommodation to submit medical documentation and personal requests to the Department of Housing and Residence Life Services
June 21, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for Exchange student applications to be included in Room Lottery. Click here for more information.
June 24, 2022 Room lottery for Exchange students.
July 15, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline to cancel and receive a partial refund ($350) of the $700 deposit for incoming fall term for all students.
End of July, 2021 Residence information packages will be emailed to students to their Carleton email account. This will include information on room type, link to select preferred check-in date and time, etc.
Mid August, 2022 Building and accessing roommate information will be emailed to students Carleton email accounts.
August 25, 2022 Deadline for fall term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).
Deadline for students coming in the fall term to select their preferred check-in date and time.
September 1-4, 2022 Residence Move in – students will be provided with a designated move in date in their information package emailed at the end of July. More information regarding move in can be found by clicking here.
September 1, 2022 Deadline to submit a Residence Late Arrival Form to hold room past 11:59 pm ET, September 5.
September 4, 2022 Residence meal plan begins at lunch (11:00 am ET).
September 6, 2022 Unclaimed rooms will be offered out in waitlist number priority.
September 7, 2022 Fall term begins. Fall and fall/winter classes begin.
September 19, 2022 Last day to decrease your meal plan for the fall term. Complete a Meal Plan change form by clicking here.
September 30, 2022 After 9:30 am ET – Requests for Room Changes open. Click here for more information.
October 24-28, 2022 Fall break. Residence and the caf remain open.
October 25, 2022 Applications for the December Closure open. For more information and/or to apply to stay over the December break, please click here.
October 31, 2022 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, 2022 Residence maintenance room inspections.
November 25, 2022 Deadline for winter term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).
December TBD, 2022 Applications for new Residence Fellows opens.
December TBD, 2022 7:00 pm ET – Residence Fellow Information Session. For more information, please click here.
December 9, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline to cancel a new winter room offer for new students moving into residence for the winter term only (who are not currently living in residence), and receive a partial refund of deposit for all students who received an offer for winter term residence.
December 9, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline to complete the December Closure Request Form.
December 11-22, 2022 Fall term examination period.
December 23, 2022 12:00 pm Noon ET – Residence and meal plans will be suspended until residence re-opens at 12:00 pm noon ET on January 8, 2023.
December 25, 2022 – January 3, 2023 University is closed. No services are available during this time.
January 3, 2023 8:30 am ET – University opens.
January 8, 2023 12:00 pm noon ET – Current residence students return to their rooms. Winter term residence move-ins will begin.
January 9, 2023 Winter term classes begin.
January TBD, 2023 12:00 pm ET – Deadline for Residence Fellow Applications
January 16, 2023 Last day to decrease your meal plan for the winter term. Complete a Meal Plan change form by clicking here.
January/February TBD, 2023 6:00 pm ET – Off-Campus seminar located in 124 Leeds House.
February 1, 2023 Housing Applications available on Carleton Central for 2022/2023 Residence after 10:00 am ET. Click here for more information.
February 15, 2023 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for Returning Residence applications.
February 21, 2023 After 9:00 am ET – Summer Residence application opens. Click here for more information.
February TBD, 2023 April examination schedule available online.
February 22, 2023 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 22-24, 2023 Winter break. Residence and the caf remain open.
March 1, 2023 No refund of residence fees will be given to students leaving residence after this date.
March TBD, 2023 Residence maintenance room inspections.
March 15-30, 2023 Returning students will receive notification of the residence room lottery results for the 2023/2024 academic year. Returning student applications re-open in Carleton Central in order to apply to be added to the waitlist.
March TBD, 2023 12:00 pm noon ET* – Raven’s Roost job application closes
April 15-26, 2023 Winter term examination period.
April 14, 2023 All students who have no take homes/exams are required to vacate their residence rooms by 12:00 am midnight ET. Find the deadline to submit a Residence Extension form by clicking here.
April 14-26, 2023 All students are required to vacate their residence room 24 hours after their last scheduled exam. Click here for more information about Move-Out.
April 27, 2023 All students must check out of residence by 12:00 pm noon ET – no extensions are permitted beyond this date.