Moving In

Fall 2023 Move In Day

Residence Halls open for the Fall semester on August 8, 2023.

Welcome to Campus!

Welcome! We're so glad you are living on campus! We've developed the plan for move-in to provide you a safe transition.

What to Bring

Woman carries basket during move in day

Move In Day Process

The staff and campus community will be working together on move-in day to provide all the information that you will need.

Look for signs that will direct you. As a part of your check-in, you will receive a schedule of the events for the first few days. Students will have several of activities, known as Blues Week, to keep them occupied as they adjust to new college life.

Tobacco & Smoke Free Campus

Please Note: The W campus is a tobacco free campus. The use of cigarettes, chewing tobacco, vape devices, and the like, is prohibited anywhere on campus, including outdoors. This policy applies to students, faculty, staff, and all visitors. Thank you for helping make The W a healthy environment for everyone!

Before you arrive:

  1. Review the “What to Bring List” at
  2. Review your travel arrangements and contact if you are unable to make it on Move-In Day.

Move-In Day

Dollies and carts will be available for limited use on your move-in day.

To complete check-in, you will:

  1. Arrive on campus during and follow the traffic and parking directions to your building as outlined on the Move-In Day flier under the Resources link in your Housing profile. (Please Note: The traffic may be guided in a different direction than normal.)
  2. Check-in with the Housing staff in your assigned lobby
  3. Unload in the designated unloading zone (you will have limited time in the unloading zone)
    1. Follow directional signage on the use of elevators and stairs
  4. Before you start unpacking your belongings in your room, move your vehicle into a student parking space. During move-in days Callaway Parking Lot, and the parking spots in the front of Jones and Kincannon Halls are for Unloading only.
Students line up to help unload a car

Offices Open on Move-In Day

Financial Aid: Welty Hall 1st Floor, M-F, 8am-5pm
Barnes & Nobel Bookstore: Hogarth Student Center, M-F, 8am-6pm
University Accounting: Welty Hall 1st Floor, M-F, 8 am-5 pm
Police/ID Making: McDevitt Hall (across from Subway), M-F, 8am-5pm

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 662.329.7127 or email