All new incoming students should plan to move-in to residence on Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Returning students are welcome to move-in as of Monday, September 4, 2017. They can pick up their residence key from 12:00PM to 4:00PM on Monday at the security office in the main building. On, Tuesday, September 5, students can pick up their key from Student Life anytime during office hours (8:30AM-4:30PM).

 

Moving into residence is an exciting experience! Here are some tips to ensure a smooth move-in process for you and your new community.

Before leaving home:

  1. Connect with your RA, housemates and roommate online to coordinate things to bring for your shared space.
  2. Review the Residence Life Handbook and be aware of important safety information and residence expectations.
  3. Get renters insurance to protect your belongings, or ensure you are covered under your family’s plan.

Suggested items to bring with you to residence:

  • Alarm clock
  • Bedding (standard sheets, blanket or comforter, pillow and pillowcase)
  • Camping chair or porch chair
  • Clothing for warm and cold weather
  • Desk supplies, including a surge protector
  • Clothes hangers, laundry basket and detergent
  • Room decorations (see the Residence Life Handbook for tips on how to decorate)
  • Bath towels and hand towels

Items to leave at home:

  • Halogen lamps or five-light floor lamps
  • Additional furniture, like couches, chairs or mattresses
  • Small appliances, like a toaster oven, deep fryer or sandwich maker
  • Pets, with the exception of fish
  • Alcohol or alcoholic beverage containers (empty or full, including decorative)
  • Air conditioners
  • Mini-fridges
  • Candles or incense
  • Firearms or any kind of weapon, including paintball or air-soft guns