Residence Halls, Apartments, and Houses
Most resident students live in residence halls their first year and second year, and then have options that include University-owned apartments and houses.
Stay on track with campus housing openings, closings, and other important dates throughout the year. North Park’s Residence Life and Housing staff is available to answer your questions throughout the year.
Beginning June 9, roommate assignments for all incoming students (first-year and transfer) are distributed. If you’re going to be a new student at North Park in the fall, complete and submit your housing paperwork as soon as possible in order to get your assignment as early as possible.
Threshold Move-In Day: August 25, 2017
Returning Student Move-In: August 26 and 27, 9:00 am–9:00 pm
If you’re a student leader, athlete, or international student, you may have a different move-in date. Make sure you know when you’re expected to be on campus.
September 1 is the last day to decrease your meal plan for the fall semester. You can increase it at any point during the semester.
September 11–15: Room Change Week (your only option for switching rooms or roommates for the fall semester)
Fall Break, October 20–22, all housing remains open
Thanksgiving Break, November 22–26, housing remains open but no meals served Thursday through Sunday in the dining hall
December- Holiday Break
Time to head home for the holiday break! Students must leave campus 24 hours after their last final exam of the semester or by Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 10:00 am.
If you need to stay on campus for work or another reason, you may apply in the Residence Life and Housing Office to live on campus over winter break for an additional $200 fee.
Spring Semester classes resume Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Housing re-opens Saturday, January 13 at 10:00 am.
If you’ll be a new student for the spring semester, check your Threshold materials to see when you’ll be able to move in.
January 22 is the last day to decrease your meal plan for the spring semester. You can increase it at any point during the semester.
January 29–February 2: Room Change Week (your only option for switching rooms or roommates for the spring semester)
Spring Break, Saturday, March 10–Sunday, March 18, all housing closed and no meals served
Campus housing closes at 10:00 am on March 10. If you need to stay at North Park for work or another reason, you may apply to live on campus over spring break for an additional $50 fee. Campus housing reopens on March 18 at 12:00 pm.
End of the year: all housing closes for the summer.
Students must leave campus 24 hours after their last final exam or by Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 10:00 am. Graduates and students participating in commencement may remain on campus until Sunday, May 13, at 10:00 am.