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Student Staff Employment Dates

If hired for a position, you will return to campus for student staff training, openings, and depart later for closings. You are expected to be on campus and available to work by the designated employment start and end dates. Failure to meet these expectations may result in dismissal. 

The dates listed are tentative and subject to change if the institution announces adjustments to its operational or instructional calendar. If you have specific concerns, please contact staffselection@wm.edu 

2021-2022 Employment Dates
Position
Title
Training
Start Date
Thanksgiving
Release Date
Winter Break
Release Date
Winter Break
Return Date
Contract
Release Date
Tribe Square *
Resident Assistant
(This RA position
appointment is for
11 1/2 months)

July 1

8:00am (Thurs.)

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

Jan. 20
6:00 PM (Thurs.)

May 24
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Community
Director -
Graduate Complex

August 11
8:00 AM (Wed)

May move 8/10 - 8am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)
Jan. 14
6:00pm
(Friday)
May 25
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Community
Director

August 11
8:00am (Wed.)

May move 8/10 - 8:00am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

Jan. 19
6:00pm (Wed.)

May 25
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Resident
Assistant at the Graduate Complex

Aug. 17

8:00am (Tues.)

May move in 8/16 – 8am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

Jan. 14
6:00pm

(Friday)
May 24
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Community
Advocate

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD TBD
Head
Resident

Aug. 13
8:00am (Fri)

May move in 8/12-8:00am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)
Jan. 19
6:00pm (Wed.)
May 25
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Housing Assistant

Aug. 17
8:00am (Tue) 

May move in 8/16- 8:00am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)
Jan. 20
6:00pm (Thurs.)
May 25
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
New
Resident Assistant

Aug. 19

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)
Jan. 20
6:00pm (Thurs.)
May 24
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)
Returning
Resident Assistant

Aug. 20
4:00pm (Fri)

May move in 8/19-8:00am

Nov. 24

Once released by AD (Wed.) 

Dec. 22
Once released 
by AD. (Wed. after
buildings are closed)
Jan. 20
6:00pm (Thurs.)
May 24
Once released
by AD. (Tues.
after buildings
closed)

** Subject to date of last Law School Exam.

2020-2021 Employment Dates
Position
Title
Training
Start Date
Thanksgiving
Release Date
Winter Break
Release Date
Winter Break
Return Date
Contract
Release Date
Tribe Square *
Resident Assistant
(This RA position
appointment is for
11 1/2 months)

Aug. 6

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 20, 2021 at 6:00pm May 24 at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Community
Director -
Graduate Complex

August 4

6:00pm (Tues.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 19, 2021 at 6:00pm   May 25  at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Community
Director

August 4

6:00pm (Tues.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving

January 19, 2021 at 6:00pm

May 25  at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Graduate
Resident
Assistant

Aug. 6

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving

January 20, 2021 at 6:00pm May 24  at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Community
Advocate

August 4

6:00pm (Tues.)

Nov. 13
Last day of classes (Fri.)

N/A - see Thanksgiving

TBD TBD
Head
Resident

August 4

6:00pm (Tues.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 19, 2021 at 6:00pm May 25  at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Housing Assistant

Aug. 6

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 20, 2021 at 6:00pm May 25 at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
New
Resident Assistant

Aug. 6

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 20, 2021 at 6:00pm May 24 at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)
Returning
Resident Assistant

Aug. 6

6:00pm (Thurs.)

Nov. 25

5:00pm (Wed. after
buildings are closed)

N/A - see Thanksgiving January 20, 2021 at 6:00pm May 24  at 5:00pm (after buildings are closed)

** Subject to date of last Law School Exam.