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Important Dates

For the 2014-2015 academic year, here are some important dates to know:

  • Friday, August 29 8:00am-4:00pm: Maine Hello (new student move-in)- more information to be mailed in early August.  Please visit our website for more information about Maine Hello.
  • Monday, September 1 beginning at 10:00am: Residence halls open for returning (upper-class) students to begin moving in
  • Monday, September 1: No classes in observation of Labor Day
  • Tuesday, September 2: First day of classes for fall semester
  • Friday, October 3-Sunday, October 5: Family and Friends Weekend
  • Friday, October 10-Tuesday, October 14: Fall break (no classes); all residence halls remain open
  • Friday, October 17-Sunday, October 19: Homecoming Weekend
  • Wednesday, November 26-Sunday, November 30: Thanksgiving break (no classes); all residence halls remain open
  • Friday, December 12: Last day of classes for fall semester
  • Monday, December 15-Friday, December 19: Finals week
  • Friday, December 19 @ 5:00pm: All residence halls except DTAV/Patch, York, Knox and Kennebec close for winter break.  All students in non-continuous halls must vacate their room within 24 hours after their last final, or by 5:00pm on December 19- whichever comes first.  Students are not required to move out of their residence halls for winter break, but are advised to take home any valuables with them over break.
  • Sunday, January 11 @ 10:00am: All residence halls open for students to move back in
  • Monday, January 12: First day of classes for spring semester
  • Monday, January 19: No classes in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, February  27 @ 5:00pm: All residence halls except DTAV/Patch, York, Knox, and Kennebec close for spring break.  All students in non-continuous halls must vacate their room by 5:00pm on February 27.  Students are not required to move out of their residence halls for spring break, but are advised to take home any valuables with them over break.
  • Sunday, March 15 @ 10:00am: All residence halls open for students to move back in
  • Wednesday, April 29: No classes in celebration of Maine Day
  • Friday, May 1: Last day of classes for spring semester
  • Monday, May 4-Friday, May 8: Finals week
  • Friday, May 8 @ 5:00pm: All residence halls close for summer break.  All students except those graduating on May 9 must vacate their room within 24 hours after their last final, or by 5:00pm on May 8- whichever comes first.