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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

September 1: Last day to change your meal plan for the Fall 2023 semester.  Email before 12 noon!

September 4: Labor Day Holiday.  No classes and campus offices are closed.

October 13: Fall Break Holiday.  No classes and campus offices are open at reduced staff.

October 20-22: Homecoming Weekend. 

November 1: Winter Break Housing Application opens. 

November 1: Spring 2024 Housing Application opens for new and transferring students. 

November 22-26: Thanksgiving Holiday.  No classes and campus offices are closed.

December 3: 24-Hour Quiet Hours begin. 

December 8: 24-Hour Quiet Hours end.  Halls close at 5:00 pm unless student is approve to stay for the Winter Break period. 


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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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