Important Dates and Deadlines For Residence

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

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.

2020/21 Dates

September 2-7, 2020 – Residence Move in – students will be provided with designated move in date and time in their information package emailed early August.

September 2, 2020 – Residence meal plan commences at lunch (11:00 am ET*).

September 4, 2020 – Deadline to submit Late Arrival Form to hold room past 12:00 am midnight ET*, September 7.

September 8, 2020 – Unclaimed rooms will be offered out in waitlist number priority.

September 9, 2020 – Fall term begins. Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 21, 2020 – Last day to decrease your meal plan for the fall term.  Complete a Meal Plan change form here.

September 30, 2020 – After 9:30 am ET* – Requests for Room Changes open.  Click here for more information. Room change requests will not be considered for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 26 – 30, 2020 – Fall reading week. Residence and the caf remain open.

October TBD, 2020 – Applications for the December Closure open.  For more information and/or to apply to stay over the December break, please click here.

October 30, 2020 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline for first year guaranteed students to cancel and receive a full refund of the $700 deposit for incoming winter term.

October 30, 2020 – 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, 2020 – Residence maintenance room inspections.

November TBD, 2020Residence Fellow Information Session

November 25, 2020 – Deadline for winter term fees (all fees including tuition and residence).

December 7, 2020 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline to complete the December Closure Request Form.

December TBD, 2020 – 7:00 pm ET* – Residence Fellow Information Session

December 12 – 23, 2020 – Fall term examination period.

December 11, 2020 – 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 24, 2020 – 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, 2021.

December 25, 2020 – January 4, 2021 – University is closed. No services are available during this time.

January 4, 2021 – 8:30 am ET* – University opens. Although the Housing office opens on January 3rd, 2020, residence buildings remain closed until 12:00 pm noon ET* on January 5, 2020.

January 5, 202112:00 pm noon ET* – Winter term residence opens and meal plans commence at dinner.

January 6, 2021 – Winter term classes begin.

January TBD, 2021 – 12:00 pm noon ET* – Residence Fellow Application Due.

January 18, 2021 – Last day to decrease your meal plan for the winter term.  Complete a Meal Plan change form here.

January TBD, 2021- 6:00 pm ET* – Off-Campus seminar located in 124 Leeds House.

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

February 12, 2021 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline for Returning Residence applications.

February 12, 2021– April examination schedule available online.

February 16 – 19, 2021 – Winter reading week. Residence and the caf remain open.

February 16, 2021 – After 9:00 am ET*Summer Residence application opens. For important dates and deadlines for Summer Residence, click here.

February TBD, 2021 – 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.

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.

March TBD, 2021 – 12:00 pm noon ET* – Raven’s Roost job applications close.

April 11, 2021 – 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 11 – 23, 2021 – Spring term examination period.

April 12 – 23, 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 24, 2021 – 12:00 pm noon ET* – All students must check out of residence – no extensions are permitted beyond this date.

May TBD, 2021 – Last day for first year students to receive an offer of admission that includes guaranteed residence.

June TBD, 2021 – 4:30 pm ET* – Offers for 1st year guaranteed students close. It is also the deadline for new applicants to submit application for the room lottery.

June TBD, 2021 – Room lottery for all new students without a guaranteed offer.

June TBD, 2021 – 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 TBD, 2021 – 4:30 pm ET* – deadline for Exchange student applications to be included in Room Lottery.

June TBD, 2021 – Room lottery for Exchange students.

July 15, 2021 – 4:30 pm ET* – Deadline to cancel and receive a full refund of the  $700 deposit for incoming fall term for all students.

End of July, 2020 – 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 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).

*ET – Eastern Standard Time