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Opening and Closing Dates

Opening and Closing Schedule for 2013–2014

Information for New Students

Wednesday, August 21, 2013: New Student Move-in

In order to accommodate the new students and families, we have developed a check-in and move-in system with Threshold that will eliminate congestion and confusion as much as possible. You must check-in at your designated residence hall during the times listed below, but you can continue to move your belongings in throughout the day.

Your student ID card is your key; you must check-in at the Threshold Welcome Tent and Student Administrative Services Check-In to get this ID before you head to your assigned campus housing.

Move-In Schedule

  • 8:00 to 10:00 am: Anderson, Ohlson, Park North residents move in
  • 10:00 am to Noon: Burgh, Sohlberg, and Sawyer Court residents move in

Please see the Threshold schedule for additional events and programs during orientation.

  • If you are an international student coming on a non-immigrant visa, an athlete, or a person who needs to arrive early to work on campus, please check with your coach or advisor for your move-in schedule.
  • We are unable to accommodate early arrivals or dropping off of belongings, so please make your travel plans accordingly.

Returning Student Check-In: August 24–25, 2013

Returning students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) may check in to housing on Saturday, August 24, or Sunday, August 25, 2013, between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm. After Sunday, returning students may move in as they are able.

Fall Break: October 18–20

All of North Park's undergraduate housing remains open.

Thanksgiving Break: November 28–December 1

All of North Park's undergraduate housing remains open during this Thursday-to-Sunday break. Aramark's Dining Hall will not serve meals on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Christmas/Winter Break: December 14, 2013 – January 10, 2014

North Park University’s undergraduate housing closes for Winter Break. Students must leave within 24 hours after their last final exam of the semester, or by Friday, December 13, 2013, by 5:00 pm. Graduates and students participating in Fall Commencement activities may remain on campus until Saturday, December 14, 2013, at 10:00 am. Students may return to campus beginning at noon on Sunday, January 10, 2014.

Spring Break: March 8–16, 2014

Campus residence halls (Anderson, Burgh, Ohlson, Sohlberg, Park North) will close at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 8, for Spring Break, and all students must be out of their rooms by that time. Residence halls reopen at noon on Sunday, March 16. Resident students living in campus apartments, houses, and Sawyer Court may stay in their assigned residences during Spring Break.

End of the Year: May 10, 2014

All of North Park University’s undergraduate housing closes for the summer. Students must leave 24 hours after their last final exam of the semester, or by Friday, May 9, 2014, by 5:00 pm. Graduates and students participating in Spring Commencement activities may remain on campus until Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10:00 am.

Next Steps

Learn more about new student orientation and get the full Threshold schedule.

Make sure you're familiar with our housing policy.

North Park University Residence Life and Housing Open and Close Dates