Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates

Dates are Subject to Change.

Last Day to Cancel from Waitlist Without Penalty - Returners

May 11, 2018

Last day to cancel from wait list without any penalty; if you completed your application by noon on March 19 at noon, but were placed on the wait list instead of getting a lottery number, you can cancel by May 11 and your application fee will be refunded in full. If, at any time Housing staff offer you a room on or before May 11 and you then cancel, you will forfeit the application fee. If you choose to remain on the wait list after May 11, the standard cancellation policy applies.

Residence Hall Close

May 12, 2018

Residence Hall close at 10am on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

First Round of Room Assignments, Guarantee or Waitlist Notifications

May 28, 2018

Room assignments will be emailed to students who returned a completed application and paid the $200 nonrefundable application fee before April 6, 2018.

Last Day to Cancel Housing Application for Fall 2018 and Provide 30 Days Notice

July 14, 2018

All cancellations will forfeit the nonrefundable application fee of $200, regardless of room assignment status. Please see the Housing License Agreement for further information. Please note that the Housing Office must receive such requests in writing or by email to by July 14, 2018. Cancellations to any other office does not satisfy the requirement to notify the Housing Office directly.

Deadline to Upload Photo for HSU ID

July 20, 2018

Please follow the instructions emailed to you by Admissions to upload your photo for your HSU ID. If you submit your photo by the deadline, we will print your ID card, encode it with your room and meal plan access, and have it ready for you at check-in. If you upload your photo after the deadline, we will have a temporary access card for your room and you will need to work with the ID Office in the Library to pick up your HSU ID plan to bring to Housing to encode.

Last Day to Cancel Housing Application with Prorated Penalties

August 13, 2018

All students cancelling will forteit the $200 nonrefundable application fee plus be charged prorated penalties for each day of notice which was less than 30 days. Beginning August 14, 2018, students are responsible for the entire academic year room and board fees. See the Housing License Agreement for more detail.

Residence Halls Open for 2018-2019 Residents

August 14, 2018

The residence halls will open for the year at 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Anyone checking into the residence halls on Tuesday will have an assigned check-in time. Arriving prior to your check-in time is not advised and you will be asked to wait for your scheduled time.

You will need to bring a valid photo ID to check-in.

Last day to Reduce Meal Plan for the Fall Semester

August 31, 2018

Meal plan requirements vary by living area. Please stop by the Housing Cashier window or send an email to to discuss your options. 

Online Application Opens at 9am for the Spring 2019 Semester

October 17, 2018

Online application opens at for all new students who have been admitted or provisionally admitted to the university for Spring 2019. If you have not yet been admitted, you will not be able to access the application until your admit status is updated in the campus system. Your HSU User Name and password will log you into your myHousing account. 

Payment Due for Monthly & Financial Aid PLUS Payment Plans (November)

November 10, 2018

Amounts will vary according to room assignment and meal plan selected. Refer to your myHumboldt account for your specific payment amounts and payment due dates.