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Important Upcoming Dates

View the entire academic calendar on the Office of the Registrar's website.

Saturday, August 15, 2020Fall 2020
Residence hall meal plan begins
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Sunday, August 16, 2020Fall 2020
Residence Halls Early Arrival
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - Thursday, August 20, 2020Fall 2020
Residence Halls New Student Move In
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Saturday, August 22, 2020Fall 2020
Residence Halls Fall Returning Student Move In
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Friday, November 20, 2020Fall 2020
Residence Hall Market Places Closes for Thanksgiving Recess
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Monday, November 30, 2020Fall 2020
Residence Halls Market Places Reopens after Thanksgiving Recess
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Friday, December 18, 2020Fall 2020
Residence hall contract dining ends
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Saturday, December 19, 2020Fall 2020
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Saturday, January 16, 2021Spring 2021
Residence Halls Open
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Saturday, January 16, 2021Spring 2021
Residence hall meal plan begins
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Campus Updates on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated information and FAQs about the University of Iowa’s planning and response to COVID-19 has been published at Please refer to this page and other regional and national health agencies for the most accurate, up-to-date information. 


University Housing and Dining Spring 2020 Updates

Because the University of Iowa will continue virtual instruction through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester, University Housing and Dining contracts ended on Thursday, March 19, 2020, except for the limited number of students who applied and were approved to continue living on campus. 

Select Dining locations are open for take out only. Please refer to for up-to-date hours, locations, and menus.

Please contact us at or (319) 335-3000 for questions.

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Happening in the Division of Student Life

UI named an official Fair Trade University
UI honors recipients of 103rd Hancher-Finkbine Medallions and Distinguished Student Leader Certificates
Providing support amid a pandemic