Move-In | Residential Life | The University of Vermont(title)

Welcome to the UVM on-campus housing community! Our team is excited to help make your move-in process easy and convenient.

Keep checking back for updates including packing lists, driving instructions and more as we approach the big day!
A student and their parent pushing a full move-in cart.


First-year Move-in Dates: August 21 and 22

Please note that your move-in date will be assigned after you have selected your room. Please visit the First-year Process Page for more information.

Review the First-Year Housing Process

To Bring or Not To Bring?

What to Bring

  • Blankets/Pillows/Sheets - Mattress Size: 36" x 80" x 7.25" or 915cm (about 30.02 ft) x 203.2cm (about 6.67 ft) x 18.3cm (about 7.2 in)
  • Flip Flops/Shower Shoes
  • Hamper/Laundry Detergent/Laundry Bag
  • Hangers
  • Robe/Slippers
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Shower Caddy/Soap/Deodorant
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Under-Bed Boxes/Crates
  • Cell phone/charger
  • Computer
  • Ethernet Cable - 25 ft.
  • Fan
  • Printer
  • Surge Protector
  • Umbrella
  • Coffee Pot with Automatic Shutoff
  • Keurig®-type Coffee Machine
  • Microwave (700 watts or less)
  • Popcorn Popper
  • Refrigerator (4.0 cu. ft., 34" or less)
  • Bowl/Plate/Cups/Silverware/Can Opener
  • Dishwashing Liquid/Sponge
  • Napkins/Paper Towels
  • Refillable Water Bottle/Travel Mug
  • Snacks
  • Storage Containers
  • Academic College Information
  • Calculator/Bookbag/Backpack
  • Desk Light (but not Halogen)
  • Energy-Efficient Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Pens/Pencils/Stapler/Tape
  • Small Trash Can
  • Band-Aids/Thermometer/Pain Relief Meds
  • Birth Certificate/Passport (original)
  • Copy of Personal Health/Property Insurance
  • Copy of Property Serial Numbers
  • Tools/Flashlight

Prohibited Items

  • all models of air conditioners
  • amplified sound equipment
  • candles or incense
  • all cooking appliances, including toaster, drip coffee pot, hot plate, panini press, rice cooker, etc.
  • hoverboards
  • exposed heating elements (including sun lamps, hot plates, space heaters)
  • any extra furniture that would create a fire hazard
  • faceplate or octopus-style extension cords
  • firearms or weapons
  • flammable liquids (gas, kerosene)
  • grills (all kinds)
  • halogen lights/lightbulbs
  • mercury thermometers
  • microwaves above 700 watts
  • pets (except fish in a 10-gallon aquarium or service/comfort animals approved by SAS)
  • e-bikes

Provided Furniture


Per Student

  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Dresser or wardrobe/dresser combination
  • XL twin bed (Mattress size: 36” x 80” x 7.25)
  • Bed safety rail (installed on all lofted beds)

Per Room

  • Overhead light
  • Window blinds/shades
  • Internet jack
  • Recycle bin

Not provided:

  • Bedding



We've partnered with Microfridge in order for you to order a minifridge and microwave, which will be delivered right to your room.

Learn more about ordering your Microfridge