Dorm schedules

Visitation (open-hall) hours

Northwestern's residence halls and apartments are open for visits by members of the opposite sex at the following times:

DayTime
 Wednesday 2 to 11 p.m.
 Thursday 2 to 11 p.m.
 Friday 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
 Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
 Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Open/close dates

At the end of each semester, students should plan on moving out of their residence hall within 24 hours of their last final. Northwestern's residence halls will open and close as follows:

Fall 2015
Residence halls open at noon for new studentsFri, Aug. 21
Residence halls open at 1 p.m. for returning studentsSun, Aug. 23
Residence halls close at 9 a.m. for Christmas breakFri, Dec. 18
Spring 2016
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for spring semesterMon, Jan. 11
Residence halls close at 8 p.m. for spring breakFri, Mar. 4
Residence halls reopen at noon following spring breakMon, Mar. 14
Residence halls close at 9 a.m. to all non-graduating seniorsFri, May. 13
Residence halls close at 4 p.m. to graduating seniorsSat, May. 14
Apartments close at 6 p.m. to graduating seniorsSat, May. 14
Fall 2016
Residence halls open at noon for new studentsFri, Aug. 19
Residence halls open at 1 p.m. for returning studentsSun, Aug. 21
Spring 2017
Residence halls openMon, Jan. 9
Fall 2017
Residence halls open at noon for new studentsFri, Aug. 18
Residence halls open at 1 p.m. for returning studentsSun, Aug. 20
Spring 2018
Residence halls openMon, Jan. 8



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