Residential Life

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Contact Residential Life:

651-696-6215 or reslife@macalester.edu

Preseason 2015 Check-in

We are prepared to welcome you on your group's scheduled return date.  
Check-in is located upstairs in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center.  
Monday through Friday check-in hours:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm  and 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
Saturday and Sunday check-in hours:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
If you cannot arrive on campus before 7:30 pm please contact Residential Life in advance and we will make other arrangements for you.    
When you check in let preseason staff know if you need to access preseason storage.  Storage hours are scheduled each day as needed.  We can only open preseason storage in Dupre hall. Storage in the other hall locations will open beginning August 30th.  
 

Returning Students Check-in begins Sunday, August 30 at 9 AM

Staff is not on duty for check-ins before August 30

Check in at your hall office to receive your room key, exterior door key, and room Inventory form.

30Mac, Bigelow, Wallace or Cottages residents check in at the Bigelow Hall office

Kirk Hall and Veggie co-op residents check in at the  Kirk Hall Office (ground level section 1 of Kirk)

George Draper Dayton, Grand Cambridge Apartments, Language Houses and Summit House residents check in at the George Draper Dayton Hall office. 

Dupre Hall residents check in at the Dupre Hall Office.

Check-in hours:

Sunday, August 30:  9 AM.-5 PM  and 8 PM - 10 PM

Monday, August 31:  10 AM – 5 PM and 8 PM - 10 PM

Tuesday, September 1: 10 AM – 5 PM and 8 PM - 10 PM

Housing Calendar Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Fall 2015

August 28, Friday - New First Year and Transfer students arrive.  Orientation begins.

August 30, Sunday -  Upper class students return for Fall semester.  

September 2, Wednesday -  Classes Begin

September 7, Monday - Labor Day - No Classes

October 8, Friday through October 11, Sunday - Family Fest

October 22, Thursday through  October 25, Sunday - Fall Break

November 25, Wednesday through November 29, Sunday - Thanksgiving Break. Food Service is open with adjusted holiday hours.

December 11, Friday  - Classes End

December 12, Saturday - Atrium Market, Scotty's and Nessie's closed for winter break.

December 12, Saturday through Friday, December 18 - Study Days and Final Exams

December 18, Friday - Food Service ends after dinner. Cafe Mac and Grill, close for winter break

December 19, Saturday - Residence Halls, Houses, and Apartments close by Noon. 

Spring 2016

January 4  Monday - Halls open for January Break Housing. Meals begin at lunch

January 19 Tuesday - Halls open for Spring Semester at 9:00 AM

January 20 Wednesday - Spring Semester Dining Plans begin with dinner

January 21 Thursday - Classes Begin

March 11 Friday -  Food Service closes after dinner.

March 12 - 20 -  Spring Break. Halls stay open, No food service.

March 20 - Cafe Mac opens for dinner.

March 28 -  Room Selection Season 2016-2017  begins

May 9 - Dining Plans end after dinner service

May 10 - Halls close at noon for non-graduates. 

May 15 - Halls close at noon for graduates.