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2014 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


Sunday, August 24

Check-in for all undergraduate residence areas will take place at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office in Kent 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 25

Check-in at the Housing & Residence Life Main Office in Kent 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.

Late Arrivals
Students arriving on or after Tuesday, August 26 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. If you wish to move in outside of business hours, you must contact us at least 2 days prior to your move-in date to make arrangements.

Check-In Dates and Times for Alderman Road Residence Halls

Check in at your residence hall
Friday, August 22, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for Kellogg, Fitzhugh, Dunglison, Tuttle-Dunnington, Woody and Watson-Webb
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for Balz-Dobie, Cauthen, Courtenay, Lile-Maupin and Shannon

Directions to Alderman Road Residence Halls


From the North

If driving from the NORTH (or from Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport) take US Route 29 South and enter Charlottesville via US Route 29 South Business. As you approach the University, US Route 29 South becomes Emmet Street.

Turn right on Massie Road (the John Paul Jones Arena is on the right). At the 1st traffic signal, turn left on Copeley Road. At the next signal, continue straight onto Alderman Road.

  • To access FITZHUGH, COURTENAY and DUNGLISON: at the next signal, continue straight on Alderman Road. Your residence hall will be on your right.

  • To access CAUTHEN, WOODY, TUTTLE-DUNNINGTON and SHANNON: at the next signal, continue straight on Alderman Road. Make the next right onto Treehouse Drive. Continue up Treehouse Drive until you reach your residence hall.

  • For KELLOGG, BALZ-DOBIE, LILE-MAUPIN and WATSON-WEBB: at the next signal, turn right onto McCormick Road. Continue up the hill until you reach your residence hall.

From the South, East or West

If driving from the SOUTH via US 29, take the first exit after going under the I-64 overpass (US 29 business, hospital exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue.

If driving from the EAST or WEST on I-64, exit to Charlottesville at Exit No. 118-B. Travel north on US 29 and take the first exit (US 29 business, hospital exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue.

At the 2nd traffic signal, turn left on Maury Avenue.

  • To access FITZHUGH, COURTENAY and DUNGLISON: continue straight through the 4-way stop. Please note, the road name changes to Alderman Road. Continue on Alderman Road past Whitehead Road, and your residence hall will be on your left.

  • To access CAUTHEN, WOODY, TUTTLE-DUNNINGTON and SHANNON: continue straight through the 4-way stop. Please note, the road name changes to Alderman Road. Continue on Alderman Road past Whitehead Road. Make the next left onto Treehouse Drive. Continue up Treehouse Drive until you reach your residence hall.

  • For KELLOGG, BALZ-DOBIE, LILE-MAUPIN and WATSON-WEBB: At the 4-way stop, turn left onto Stadium Road. Make the second right onto Hereford Drive. Please note, the road name changes to McCormick Road. Continue straight on McCormick Road until you reach your residence hall.

Representatives from Parking and Transportation (P&T) and the University Police will be directing traffic flow and giving parking/unloading instructions at move-in. Only if weather permits will parking and/or driving be permitted temporarily on grassy areas. Please rely on the instructions given by P&T and Police staff on site in each area. NOTE: Parking at or near all residence houses will be strictly limited to 30 minutes for unloading. On-site officers will give you directions for where to park after unloading.

Map of Area (PDF)