Residence Hall Opening and Closing Dates

Please use this information in planning your arrivals and departures from campus.


New Student Move-In

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mailroom and Story House open

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Story House open
Mailroom closed

Returning Student Move-In
Check in at Story House*

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fall Break
Residence halls and apartments remain open.

Monday, Oct. 17, and Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Thanksgiving Break
Residence halls and apartments remain open. Limited campus dining available.

Thursday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

Winter Break
Residence halls and student apartments are closed. No campus dining available.

Residence halls close Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Residence halls reopen Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 16, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Check in at Story House*

*Please make your travel arrangements accordingly. If you are unable to make your travel arrangements to arrive within the times above, you will need to contact Residential Life to make alternative arrangements. Your Resident Assistant will not be able to let you into your room unless you are on a pre-approved list.

Spring Break
Residence halls and apartments remain open.

Begins after last class on Friday, March 10, 2017
Classes resume on Monday, March 20, 2017

Summer Break
Residence halls and apartments close on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at noon.

All students, including seniors, must be out of their rooms and apartments by this time.


Dean of Students

Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 621-8114
Fax: (909) 621-8495

Campus Location

Heggblade Center, First Floor
400 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711