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.

2020/21 and 2021/22 Dates

*ET = Eastern Standard Time

Date Activity
March 1, 2021 No refund of residence fees will be given to students leaving residence after this date.
March TBD, 2021 Residence maintenance room inspections.
March 15-30, 2021 Returning students will receive notification of the residence room lottery results for the 2020/2021 academic year. Returning student applications re-open in Carleton Central in order to apply to be added to the waitlist.
March TBD, 2021 12:00 pm noon ET* – Raven’s Roost job application closes
April 16-27, 2021 Winter term examination period.
April 17, 2021 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 18-27, 2021 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 28, 2021 All students must check out of residence by 12:00 pm noon ET – no extensions are permitted beyond this date.
May 14, 2021 Last day for first year students to receive an offer of admission that includes guaranteed residence.
June 8, 2021 4:30 pm ET – Offers for first year guaranteed students expire (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 11, 2021 Room lottery for all new students without a guaranteed offer.
June 16, 2021 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 22, 2021 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for Exchange student applications to be included in Room Lottery. Click here for more information.
June 25, 2021 Room lottery for Exchange students.
July 15, 2021 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.
August TBD, 2021 Building and accessing roommate information will be emailed to students Carleton email accounts.
August 25, 2021 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 1-5, 2021 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 3, 2021 Deadline to submit a Residence Late Arrival Form to hold room past 11:59 pm ET, September 5.
September 5, 2021 Residence meal plan begins at lunch (11:00 am ET).
September 7, 2021 Unclaimed rooms will be offered out in waitlist number priority.
September 8, 2021 Fall term begins. Fall and fall/winter classes begin.
September 20, 2021 Last day to decrease your meal plan for the fall term. Complete a Meal Plan change form by clicking here.
September 30, 2021 After 9:30 am ET – Requests for Room Changes open. Click here for more information.
October 25-29, 2021 Fall break. Residence and the caf remain open.
October 25, 2021 Applications for the December Closure open. For more information and/or to apply to stay over the December break, please click here.
November 1, 2021 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 8-12, 2021 Residence maintenance room inspections.
November 25, 2021 Deadline for winter term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).
December TBD, 2021 Applications for new Residence Fellows opens.
December TBD, 2021 7:00 pm ET – Residence Fellow Information Session. For more information, please click here.
December 10, 2021 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.
4:30 pm ET – Deadline to complete the December Closure Request Form.
December 11-23, 2021 Fall term examination period.
December 24, 2021 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, 2022.
December 25, 2021 – January 4, 2022 University is closed. No services are available during this time.
January 5, 2022 8:30 am ET – University opens.
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 17, 2022 Last day to decrease your meal plan for the winter term. Complete a Meal Plan change form by clicking here.
January TBD, 2022 Residence Fellow Information Session. For more information, please click here.
January TBD, 2022 6:00 pm ET – Off-Campus seminar located in 124 Leeds House.
February 1, 2022 Housing Applications available on Carleton Central for 2022/2023 Residence after 10:00 am ET. Click here for more information.
February 3, 2022 12:00 pm noon ET – Applications close for the Residence Fellow position.
February 12, 2022 4:30 pm ET – Deadline for Returning Residence applications.
April examination schedule available online.
February 16, 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 2021/2022 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 14-27, 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.