Application timeline for housing

Spring 2021 and the 2021-2022 academic year

Activity/Event/Deadline Date
Spring 2021 housing application is available October 1
Fall 2021 housing application is available November 15
Room change process for students applying for spring semester housing November 16 - December 8
Last meal before extended Fall/Winter break (brunch) November 25
Residence halls closing date (5 p.m. for students checking out for the semester or year; students with extenuating circumstance can remain until they relocate to temporary extended break housing) November 25
Students with extenuating circumstance relocate to temporary extended break housing November 28 - December 2
Spring 2021 housing assignments sent Early December
Main office in Juniper Hall closes at 12:00 p.m. noon December 24 and 31
Priority application date for 2021-2022 housing February 1, 11:59 p.m.
Housing application closes for students who applied by February 1, 11:59pm - these students are unable to update building and roommate preferences February 2
First round of 2021-2022 housing assignments sent (Application dates: 11/15 - 2/1) Early April
Housing application closes for students who applied February 2 - March 31, 11:59pm - these students are unable to update building and roommate preferences April 1
Second round of 2021-2022 housing assignments sent (Application dates: 2/2 - 3/31) Early May
Housing application closes for students who applied April 1 - May 10, 11:59 p.m. - these students are unable to update building and roommate preferences in the system, but can email housing@unr.edu to see if this is possible May 10
Room change request period for students with a housing assignment (you may request a room change) May 15 - 26
Third round of 2021-2022 housing assignments sent (Applications 4/1-4/30); students are unable to make changes to preferences within the housing application Early June
Housing down payment due ($300) June 15
Proof of meningitis vaccination due. The University must have this proof on file prior to the student moving into on-campus housing. June 15 
Guarantor form due (any student under 18 at the time of application submission must submit this form) June 15
Acceptance of admission to University of Nevada, Reno due June 15
Deadline to cancel housing application without penalty June 15
Fourth round of 2021-2022 housing assignments sent (Applications 5/1-5/31); students are unable to make changes to preferences within the housing application Early July
Students who apply for 2021-2022 housing June 1 or after will be assigned as space is available Mid-July and ongoing
Room change request period (second opportunity) for students with a housing assignment (you may request a room change) July 15-28
Deadline to cancel housing application and forfeit $300 down payment July 31
Deadline to cancel housing application with a 25% housing cancellation fee August 1 - August 17
Residence halls open. For more information, visit our move-in day informational page. August 12-15
NevadaFit Opening Ceremony and start to NevadaFit August 15
Room change request period (you may request a room change). Please note residents will not be allowed to change rooms until September 6 or after. August 18 - September 3
Meal plan change request period - You are allowed ONE meal plan change through the third week of each semester. Only upgrades are allowed after that date. To request a meal plan change, please visit your online Housing Profile and complete the Meal Plan Change Academic Year Application.  August 18 - September 10
Payment due for fall semester tuition, fees, room and board August 20
First day of classes August 23