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Sep 22

Move-In Sunday

The Residence Halls open at 9:00 AM to kick off the 2019-2020 academic year. Students should report to the hall which they have been assigned to.
See the Fall Move-In webpage for details.

Sep 22

Sep 29

New Student Week!

See New Student Week Information HERE

Sep 30

Classes Start

The Adventure begins . . .

Oct 4

Oct 9

Hall Government Elections

See your RA for more information

Oct 21

Oct 25

Fire Life Safety Awareness Week

Inspections all week long

Oct 18

Last Day to Drop a class / Withdraw from School –

Without responsibility for grades

Oct 18

WOU Homecoming!


Oct 31


This year’s event is entitled “Trunk or Treat”!  – Come one Come ALL! – It’s all FREE!
Trunk or Treat will be held from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 31.

You can PARK in LOT G (Behind McArthur Stadium – C-5 on the campus map) and then the event’s sponsor the Residence Hall Association,
will be a short walk away in PARKING LOT H  (between D & E / 4 on the campus map) where candy will be provided and there will be various activities.

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING? / GOT QUESTIONS? Contact RHA Executive Board Historian/Publicist Cayla Russell

Nov 03

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Fall back – don’t forget!


Thanksgiving Break Information to Students

Students wishing to stay on-campus for this break may do so at no additional charge, but they must sign up to stay on the WOU Portal

Nov 11 

Online Registration for Winter Term Begins

Nov 27

5:00 PM – Halls CLOSE for the Thanksgiving Break

4:00 PM – Valsetz Dining Hall CLOSES for Thanksgiving Break

The residence halls will close at 5 pm in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. There is no charge for students to remain on campus for this break, but
they must sign up on line. See details on our website: Thanksgiving Break!

 5 PM – Nov 27
NOON, Dec 01 

Thanksgiving Break!

Campus and the Residence Halls are CLOSED. There is no meal service (though students CAN pre-order prepared meals through Campus Dining – ORDER DEADLINE:
5 PM, Friday, NOV 15 – no exceptions! Contact Campus Dining. The RSC will be closed during the break and there will be no mail service.

Nov 25

Winter Break Information to Students

Information regarding Winter Break is emailed to students at their WOU email accounts

Nov 30

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

It all starts at 6:00 PM with the traditional Holiday Parade. Want DETAILS? Check back here as we get closer!

Dec 01

Dead Week Quiet Hours Begin

Quiet hours are in effect this week Sunday to Sunday, 8 pm – 10 am

Dec 02

24 Hour Quiet Hours Begin

On the cusp of Finals Week – Quiet hours are observed 24 hours / day

Dec 08

Finals Week Begins

Finals Week, December 2-07, 2018

Dec 13 

Halls Close for Winter Break

The Residence Halls and Valsetz Dining Hall will close at 5 pm for the Winter Break
If you plan to leave for the break, please plan ahead to ensure that you are ready to leave the halls by 5 pm Dec 13, 2019.
Students wishing to stay on campus for the break should see Winter Break for details.

5 PM Dec 13
NOON, Jan 05

Winter Break

The Residence Halls are closed from 5 pm on Friday, December 13, 2019 – through Noon, January 05, 2020 for Winter Break.
With the exception of the Campus Closure (December 24 – 25, 2019, and January 1, 2020). NOTE: Campus will be open on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 but closed for the New Year’s Holiday, Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The University Housing office will be open 8 am – 5 pm, M-F during Winter break – with the exception of campus closures.

Dec 24

Christmas Eve Day


Dec 25

Christmas Day

Campus is CLOSED


Campus Closure

Campus is generally closed during a portion of Winter Break. Please check back here to see closure dates for the 2019-2020 Winter Break.


Jan 02

Last Day to Change Meal Plan

Meal Plan Change requests will be accepted until Noon. Email requests to housing@wou.edu

Jan 02

Last Day to Check Out of the Halls for Returners

Returners needing to check out of the halls must complete their checkout by 4 pm. Start with a petition. Contact University Housing. Students checking out on or after Move-In Day will be charged for the first 10 days of the term.

Jan 05

Winter Term Move-In Day

Noon to 5 pm

Jan 10

Last Day to Receive 100% Tuition Refund





University Housing

(503) 838-8311 | or e-mail: housing@wou.edu  | Location: Ground floor of Ackerman Hall