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Important Dates

Stay up to date on semester breaks, meal plan deadlines, housing contract timelines, and more.

Request Housing for 2024-2025

October 1, 2023 - October 30, 2023
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Current students, you can start the process of securing your HFS contract for 2024-2025 beginning October 1 at noon. Log...

National Taco Day

October 4, 2023
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Stacks Market
Dining Events

Celebrate National Taco Day and stop by Stacks Market to create your own street taco with all of your favorite...

Penn State Homecoming

October 12, 2023
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Stacks Market
Dining Events

Get ready for the big game with our game day menu items including Soft Pretzel Sticks with Beer Cheese Sauce...

Crazy Foods Day

October 19, 2023
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Stacks Market
Dining Events

Enjoy our featured crazy foods menu with items including Multigrain Avocado Toast w/ Grated Hard Boiled Eggs, Crab Sushi Bake...

Fall Break 2023: Housing Request Deadline

November 10, 2023
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Deadline to request break housing for fall break 2023 is Friday, November 10. Break housing is not included in the...

Fall Break - University Housing Closes

November 18, 2023
12:00 pm
Housing Events

University housing CLOSES for fall break on Saturday, November 18 at noon. All residents, except those who are approved for...

Fall Break - University Housing Opens

November 26, 2023
11:00 am
Housing Events

University housing opens at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 26. Students are not able to arrive prior to the 11:00...

Room Exchange eBoard Opens

December 1, 2023
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard for spring 2024 opens Friday, December 1 at noon.

Fall 2023 Meal Plan Change Deadline

December 15, 2023
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The deadline to change your fall 2023 Campus Meal plan level is Friday, December 15 at noon. If you have...

Fall Semester 2023 Closedown

December 16, 2023
12:00 pm
Housing Events

University housing closes at noon on Saturday, December 16. Unless approved for break housing, all students must vacate their building...

Spring Semester Arrival

January 7, 2024
11:00 am
Housing Events

University housing opens on Sunday, January 7 at 11:00 a.m. Students are not able to arrive prior to the 11:00...

Room Exchange eBoard Opens

January 9, 2024
12:00 pm
Housing Events

Room Exchange eBoard opens for spring 2024 on Tuesday, January 9 at noon.

Spring Break 2024: Housing Requests Open

February 1, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Spring break housing requests for spring break 2024 open on Thursday, February 1 at noon. Break housing is not included...

Commuter Meal Plan Deadline

February 27, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The deadline to purchase a spring 2024 commuter meal plan is Tuesday, February 27 at noon.

Room Exchange eBoard Closes

February 29, 2024
12:00 pm
Housing Events

The Room Exchange eBoard closes for spring 2024 on Thursday, February 29 at noon. 

Spring Break - University Housing Closes

March 2, 2024
12:00 pm
Housing Events

University housing CLOSES for spring break on Saturday, March 2 at noon. All residents, except those who are approved for...

Spring Break - University Housing Opens

March 10, 2024
11:00 am
Housing Events

University housing opens at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10. Students are not able to arrive prior to the 11:00...

Summer Housing Request Process Opens

March 11, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Working on your goals this summer? If you're attending classes or getting ahead with your Penn State job, internship, or...

Online Room Selection Begins

March 11, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Fall 2024 online room selection will be available beginning Monday, March 11 continuing through Friday, March 29. Students can log...

Online Room Selection Ends

March 29, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Online room selection for upper-class students will no longer be available after Friday, March 29 at noon.

Current Students: Campus Meal Plan Change Deadline

May 3, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Reminder for current students: Dining dollars will expire at the end of this semester and will not carry over. The...

Spring Semester Closing

May 4, 2024
02:00 pm
Housing Events

University housing closes at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 for all residents. All students must vacate the residence halls...

Deadline: Scheduling Classes for On-Campus Living

May 24, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

The deadline for upper-class students seeking an HFS contract to be scheduled for fall 2024 classes is Friday, May 24...

Room Assignments Posted

July 23, 2024
10:00 am
Housing Events

Fall 2024 room assignments will be posted to eLiving on Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m.

Room Exchange eBoard Opens

July 23, 2024
12:00 pm
Housing Events

The Room Exchange eBoard for fall 2024 opens on Tuesday, July 23 at noon.

Room Exchange eBoard Closes

August 9, 2024
12:00 pm
Housing Events

The Room Exchange eBoard closes for fall 2024 on Friday, August 9 at noon.

Room Exchange eBoard Reopens

August 27, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard reopens for fall 2024 at noon on Friday, August 27.

Room Exchange eBoard Closes

September 30, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard closes for fall 2024 at noon on Monday, September 30.