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2016 Move-In Dates

Please note, University ID cards are picked up at the ID Office in Observatory Hill Dining Hall, not at Housing & Residence Life.

Undergraduate Students

Incoming First Year Students

Fall Semester Opening for First Year students will occur on either Friday, August 19th or Saturday, August 20th, depending on your room assignment. Please make your plans to move into your on-Grounds housing assignment on the date that your building will be opening. Early arrivals are only permitted in special circumstances; please email if you have a need to arrive early.

Upperclass and Transfer Students

Unless approved for an early arrival, all students in upperclass housing may move in on or after Friday, August 19th. Those who wish to be considered for early check-in and are not part of a University group requiring their presence on Grounds before Opening need to submit an Early Arrival Application by August 9, 2016.

Undergraduate Late Arrivals

Sunday, August 21

Check-in for all undergraduate residence areas will take place at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office in Gibbons House from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. If you need to arrive later in the day, you may pick up keys and/or PIN codes at the Borrowed Key Room, on the ground floor of Echols House, from 5:00 p.m. until midnight.

Monday, August 22

Check-in at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office in Gibbons House from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. or at the Borrowed Key Room in Echols House from 5:00 p.m. until midnight.

Tuesday, August 23 and beyond
Students arriving on or after Tuesday, August 23 must inform Housing & Residence Life in order to keep their housing assignment. If you enroll at the University but fail to check into your assigned residence, you are still responsible for payment of housing charges for the entire academic year.

Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff

Your move-in date is specified on your housing agreement. Keys can be picked up at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office during business hours: Monday – Friday (except holidays), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please see your room assignment and New Resident Information for other important move-in information.

Undergraduate Move-in Information by Residence Area

Approved early arrivals may check in at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office in Gibbons House between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For standard arrival dates, please select your residence area below for more information.