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Dates & Deadlines for On-Campus Students

Below are key dates and deadlines for students living on campus.  Visit the SUNY Geneseo academic calendar for other important dates, including final exam calendars. Fall 2021 will published soon. 

Spring 2021

Dates updated as of 01/16/2021

Date Information
January 4, 2021 Spring 2021 Housing Application Due
January 15, 2021 Housing Assignments for Spring 2021 will be announced
January 31, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Early Arrival move-in available for residents with an expressed sincere need.  Email reslife@geneseo.edu to request this move-in.
Note: approval is not automatic

Move-In on this day will take place in the Residence Halls. 

Testing for early arrivals will take place on February 1, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Sturges Hall.

February 4, 5, 6, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Residence Halls open for students to Test and Move-In. Note: Students cannot move-in at their residence hall until they are tested and checked-in with Residence Life at Sturges Hall.

February 1, 2021 Housing deposits payable (except Saratoga townhouses)
February 1, 2021 Classes Start (online instruction)
February 8, 2021 Classes Start (in person)
March 26, 2021 Housing deposits due for returning students
April 2, 2021 Housing applications and group formations are due
April 15, 2021 Selection Time Released

April 19 - 23

Housing Selection for returning students
March 2, 2021

Diversity Summit 

Rejuvenation Day (no classes)

March 24, 2021 Rejuvenation Day (no classes)
April 22, 2021 Rejuvenation Day (no classes)
April 26 - April 30, 2021 GREAT Day(s)
May 12, 2021 Last day of classes
May 13, 2021 Study Day
May 14 - 20, 2021 Final exams; residents must vacate room 24 hours after their last exam
May 21, 2021 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m., all residents must vacate halls by 10:00 a.m.
  New Student Housing Deposits Due
May 22, 2021 Commencement

Fall 2020

*All courses will be delivered online with no face-to-face component after the Thanksgiving break through the end of the fall semester. 

Date Information
August 26 - 27, 2020 Opening Day for new students 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 28 - 29, 2020 Opening Day for returning students 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 31, 2020 First day of classes
September 7, 2020 Labor Day – no classes; halls remain open
September 21, 2020 Housing deposits for Saratoga townhouses are payable
October 9, 2020 Housing deposits for Saratoga townhouses are due
October 16, 2020 Application for Saratoga townhouses are due
October 23, 2020 Housing selection for Saratoga townhouse for 2020 - 2021
November 1, 2020 Spring 2021 Housing Application available for incoming students and students returning to campus
November 25, 2020 Thanksgiving Break – Residence Halls close at 10:00 a.m.
November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break – Residence Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m. 
December 22, 2020 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.