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The Office of Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life plays a vital role in supporting the academic mission of McKendree University by creating an atmosphere that encourages holistic development.  We are committed to providing a safe and well-maintained residential community while promoting student success. We value an environment that fosters mutual respect, responsible citizenship, and supportive educational opportunities to supplement our residents' overall experience.


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Important Dates

January 12: Residencial Areas re-open for the Spring Semester starting at 1:00 pm.

January 15: MLK Day Holiday.  No classes and campus offices are closed.

January 15: New and Transfer Student Orientation Day.  New and Transfer students will check-in on this day as well and should work with their Admission's Counselor to register for orientation.

January 16: First day of class.

January 26: Last day to change meal plans for Spring 2024.

February 1: Fall 2024 New and Transfer Student Housing Application opens. 

March 9 - 17: Spring Break Holiday.  No classes but campus offices remain open. 

March 29-31: Easter Holiday.  No classes and campus offices are closed.

April 1:  Summer 2024 Housing Application opens.

May 5: 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin. 

May 10: 24-Hour Quiet Hours end.  Halls close at 5:00 pm unless student is approve to stay for the Summer Break period or as an extended stay. 


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Office Information

Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

Clark Hall, 109 & 111
Telephone: (618) 537-6855
Fax: (618) 537-6538


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