Opening & Closing Dates
Jan. 12 (Sunday) – All campus housing opens for move in at 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 14 (Tuesday) – First full day of fall classes
Feb. 3–28 – Spring open room change period
March 14–23 – Spring break – Residence halls close at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014, and reopen on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
April 18–21 – Easter break – Residence halls remain open
May 14 (Wednesday)– All facilities close at 5:30 p.m. for non-graduates
May 18 (Sunday) – All facilities close at noon for graduates
Aug. 16 (Saturday) - All campus housing opens for move-in at 7 a.m.
Aug. 20 (Wednesday) - First full day of fall classes
Sept. 1 (Monday) - No classes/university offices closed
Sept. 8-26 - Fall open room change period
Oct. 22-26 (Wednesday-Sunday) - Fall Break - resident halls remain open
Nov. 26-30 ( Wednesday-Sunday) - Thanksgiving break - resident halls remain open; Nov. 27-28 University offices are closed.
Dec. 16 (Wednesday) - Residence halls close at 5:30 p.m. for winter break
University Offices are closed Dec. 24, 2014 through Jan. 1, 2015.
Academic Break Times
* Residence Halls will be closed for winter break. No residence hall break housing will be offered. Note: Students are not required to move belongings out of their residence hall room during fall, winter or spring breaks if they are returning. However, residents should take all items that will be needed during the break since residents do no have access to their residence hall room during break times.
* Residence halls will be closed for spring break. No residence hall break housing will be offered.
Residence Halls remain open for fall break, Thanksgiving break and Easter break.
THV and OCH communities do not close for academic breaks. For security purposes, THV/OCH Residents staying over breaks (fall break, Thanksgiving break, winter break and spring break) must register in the Office of Residence Life. Please contact the Office of Residence Life at (816) 501-4663 with questions.
Health and safety inspections will be done at every closing and during scheduled inspections. Staff will post signs 24 hours prior to starting inspections. For more information about health and safety inspections please contact the Office of Residence Life.
Summer School Housing
Summer housing information and applications are posted under Summer Housing. If you have questions please contact the Office of Residence Life at (816) 501-4663. Only students enrolled in summer and fall classes at Rockhurst will be allowed to live on campus during the summer term. Students who are on disciplinary probation I or II are typically not eligible for summer break housing.