Move In 2021

Welcome to Fall 2021 move in and your on-campus living and learning experience. New students will likely find this most helpful, but the information is applicable to our returning students as well.

  • Pack your items utilizing LABELED suitcases (with wheels if possible), large bags, sealed boxes or tote bins, and bring your own hand cart if necessary. The goal is to complete the move to your room in one trip from vehicle to room.
  • NO trailers, box trucks, oversized vehicles will be allowed on campus.
  • Review the Guide to Sustainable Living for action items for a sustainable move-in (pg 4).

Resources

FAQs

  • MOVE IN DATE
  • FURNITURE
  • DECORATING
  • APPLIANCES
  • DIRECTIONS
  • WHEN DO I MOVE IN?
    • Returning students currently living in Summer Housing will transition to fall assignments between August 9 and 15
    • Transfer students should plan on moving in after Transfer Orientation on Wednesday, September 1
    • Students who are in a LLC should plan to move in on Thursday, September 2
    • Students who are in a TBLC should plan to move in on Friday, September 3
    • Returning students should plan on moving in between Saturday, September 4 and Tuesday, September 7
    Fall sport athletes and students involved in extra-curricular activities or on-campus jobs who need to move in early will receive that information from coaches/advisors/supervisors
    WHAT SIZE FUTON SHOULD I BUY?
    • We recommend buying from www.bedloft.com to have it delivered to your room before your arrival and a guaranteed fit.
    • If buying a futon and bringing it, it cannot be longer than 80 inches wide to fit under a lofted bed.
    • If bringing a pre-owned futon or chair, it must be clean and in good condition.
    CAN I MOVE THE FURNITURE?
    • Yes! We encourage you to make your room comfortable for you (and any roommates).
    • All furniture that is provided in the room, must remain in the room.
    WHAT SIZE SHEETS SHOULD I BUY?
    • The beds we provide are Twin XL.
    WHAT SHOULD I BRING/USE TO DECORATE?
    • Painters (aka blue) tape is the only thing we allow to hang items on walls
    • LED light strips or anything that requires adhesive strips or nails to hang are not allowed as they result in damage to walls and paint
    • Adhesive wall stickers or decor (aka anything that already has adhesive on it) are not allowed as they result in damage to walls and paint
    WHAT SIZE MICROFRIDGE/MINI-FRIDGE CAN I BRING?
    • Micro-fridges, which are a combination refrigerator/freezer and microwave oven, are provided in the rooms of Murray, Flynn suites, and Grace Hall.
    • If assigned to a room where one is not provided, we recommend renting from www.bedloft.com to have it delivered to your room before your arrival, and a guaranteed approved size.
    • If buying a microfridge and bringing it, here are the specifications to keep in mind:
      • No larger than 4.5 Cubic Feet
      • No exposed sharp corners or edges
      • Voltage rating 115V, 50/60 cycles
      • Amperage (maximum 1.7amps) (195 watts)
      • Grounding type cord 3-wire
      • United Laboratories (UL) approval of unit and cord, with the label, conspicuously placed.
    WHAT SHOULD I NOT BRING?
    • Appliances with open heating elements (oil popcorn maker, toaster, toaster oven, hot plate-burner type, countertop grill, pizza baker/carousel, countertop sandwich maker, broiler, hotplate, etc.) are not allowed in our traditional residence halls.

    WHAT IS THE BEST WAY APPROACH CAMPUS FOR CHECKING IN TO MY BUILDING?

    This is only applicable for students moving in from August 28 - September 3. If you are moving in before August 28 or after September 3, please refer to your e-mail about where to check-in.

    MOVE IN DATE

    WHEN DO I MOVE IN?
    • Returning students currently living in Summer Housing will transition to fall assignments between August 9 and 15
    • Transfer students should plan on moving in after Transfer Orientation on Wednesday, September 1
    • Students who are in a LLC should plan to move in on Thursday, September 2
    • Students who are in a TBLC should plan to move in on Friday, September 3
    • Returning students should plan on moving in between Saturday, September 4 and Tuesday, September 7
    Fall sport athletes and students involved in extra-curricular activities or on-campus jobs who need to move in early will receive that information from coaches/advisors/supervisors

    FURNITURE

    WHAT SIZE FUTON SHOULD I BUY?
    • We recommend buying from www.bedloft.com to have it delivered to your room before your arrival and a guaranteed fit.
    • If buying a futon and bringing it, it cannot be longer than 80 inches wide to fit under a lofted bed.
    • If bringing a pre-owned futon or chair, it must be clean and in good condition.
    CAN I MOVE THE FURNITURE?
    • Yes! We encourage you to make your room comfortable for you (and any roommates).
    • All furniture that is provided in the room, must remain in the room.
    WHAT SIZE SHEETS SHOULD I BUY?
    • The beds we provide are Twin XL.

    DECORATING

    WHAT SHOULD I BRING/USE TO DECORATE?
    • Painters (aka blue) tape is the only thing we allow to hang items on walls
    • LED light strips or anything that requires adhesive strips or nails to hang are not allowed as they result in damage to walls and paint
    • Adhesive wall stickers or decor (aka anything that already has adhesive on it) are not allowed as they result in damage to walls and paint

    APPLIANCES

    WHAT SIZE MICROFRIDGE/MINI-FRIDGE CAN I BRING?
    • Micro-fridges, which are a combination refrigerator/freezer and microwave oven, are provided in the rooms of Murray, Flynn suites, and Grace Hall.
    • If assigned to a room where one is not provided, we recommend renting from www.bedloft.com to have it delivered to your room before your arrival, and a guaranteed approved size.
    • If buying a microfridge and bringing it, here are the specifications to keep in mind:
      • No larger than 4.5 Cubic Feet
      • No exposed sharp corners or edges
      • Voltage rating 115V, 50/60 cycles
      • Amperage (maximum 1.7amps) (195 watts)
      • Grounding type cord 3-wire
      • United Laboratories (UL) approval of unit and cord, with the label, conspicuously placed.
    WHAT SHOULD I NOT BRING?
    • Appliances with open heating elements (oil popcorn maker, toaster, toaster oven, hot plate-burner type, countertop grill, pizza baker/carousel, countertop sandwich maker, broiler, hotplate, etc.) are not allowed in our traditional residence halls.

    DIRECTIONS

    WHAT IS THE BEST WAY APPROACH CAMPUS FOR CHECKING IN TO MY BUILDING?

    This is only applicable for students moving in from August 28 - September 3. If you are moving in before August 28 or after September 3, please refer to your e-mail about where to check-in.