student moving in to residence hall

Get ready for fall semester move-in! Check your email in mid-August for complete housing assignment information. When you arrive, stop by the main desk of your residential complex to check in and get your room key.

 

Incoming students move in on Friday, and current students return on Sunday.

We do not typically house students before opening day.

  • Normal exceptions are students here early for TREK, student workers, and pre-season athletes.
  • Contact us if you have extenuating circumstances that prevent you from moving in on your scheduled day.
  • Please note that our offices and main desks are closed the Saturday of opening weekend.

AUGUST OPENING: FRIDAY MOVE-IN DETAILS

Our wonderful Welcome Crew of UVM student, faculty, and staff volunteers will be on hand to greet you, and help you unload and move in! To help manage traffic on this busy day, when you get your room assignment, you will receive a specific move-in time based on your assignment location. Be sure to print and display this information on your windshield. Friday arrival times are:

ATHLETIC CAMPUS

  • Harris/Millis: 8:30-3:00
  • Living/Learning: (C, D,  E Buildings) - 8:00-3:00; (A and B Buildings) - 9:30-3:00
  • Marsh/Austin/Tupper: 11:00-3:00
  • University Heights North: 11:00-3:00
  • University Heights South: 9:30-3:00

CENTRAL CAMPUS

NORTH CAMPUS

  • Back Five - Hunt/McCann/Richardson/Ready/Sichel: 8:00-3:00
  • Cottages: 11:00-3:00
  • Jeanne Mance: (Odd Room Numbers) - 8:00-3:00; (Even Room Numbers) - 9:30-3:00
  • McAuley: (Odd Room Numbers) - 8:00-3:00; (Even Room Numbers) - 9:30-3:00
  • Mercy: (Even Room Numbers) - 9:30-3:00; (Odd Room Numbers) - 11:00-3:00

REDSTONE CAMPUS

  • Christie/Wright/Patterson/Coolidge: (Odd Room Numbers) - 8:00-3:00; (Even Room Numbers) - 9:30-3:00
  • Mason/Simpson/Hamilton: 8:00-3:00
  • Redstone Hall: 8:00-3:00
  • Wing/Davis/Wilks: (Odd Room Numbers) - 8:00-3:00; (Even Room Numbers) - 9:30-3:00

AUGUST OPENING: SUNDAY MOVE-IN DETAILS

Sunday is a much quieter move-in day and traffic congestion is minimal. Students moving in on Sunday are welcome to check in at their complex main desk anytime between 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Halls close 8 p.m. the Friday before Thanksgiving and reopen at 8 a.m. the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Check occupancy dates and Thanksgiving break details for more information.

PREPARE FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK

  • Need to stay one extra night? No problem! Request a one-night late stay (at no extra charge) at myResLife.
  • Need to stay for break? No problem. Read more about academic breaks and sign up in myResLife.
  • Take all belongings that you may need. Residence halls will be closed until the Sunday after break.
  • Mail will not be sorted or distributed during break.
  • Remove perishables, dispose of trash, and recycle.
  • Set the temperature in your room to 65 or an equivalent setting.
  • Unplug all electrical devices except refrigerators and fish tanks.
  • Make sure your refrigerator is plugged directly into a wall outlet; otherwise it will be unplugged.
  • Close and lock all windows and your door.
  • Sign the checksheet on your door.
  • Our staff will enter all student rooms to verify safety guidelines have been met.
  • Policy violations will be documented and referred through the student conduct process.

DECEMBER CLOSING/WINTER BREAK MOVE-OUT

Hall close for the semester on the last day of final exams. Check occupancy dates and winter break details for more information.

PREPARE FOR WINTER BREAK

  • Need to stay one extra night? No problem! Request a one-night late stay (at no extra charge) at myResLife.
  • Need to stay for any or all of break? No problem. Read more about academic breaks and sign up in myResLife.
  • Take all belongings that you may need. Residence halls will be closed until the Sunday after break.
  • Mail will not be sorted or distributed during break.
  • Remove perishables, dispose of trash, and recycle.
  • Set the temperature in your room to 65 or an equivalent setting.
  • Unplug all electrical devices including refrigerators and fish tanks (after emptying).
  • Close and lock all windows and your door.
  • Sign the checksheet on your door.
  • Our staff will enter all student rooms to verify safety guidelines have been met.
  • Policy violations will be documented and referred through the student conduct process.

JANUARY OPENING & SPRING SEMESTER MOVE-IN

In January, we welcome new spring admits and new transfer students (please check your email for specific arrival dates and times). Current students return to campus as early as 8 a.m. the Sunday before classes begin. Check January move-in details and occupancy dates.

When you arrive, be sure to check in at the main desk of your residential complex. Read your UVM email in early January for specific arrival information.

SPRING BREAK

Halls close at 8 p.m. the Friday before spring break week and reopen at 8 a.m. the following Sunday. Review spring break details and check occupancy dates for details.

PREPARE FOR SPRING BREAK

  • Need to stay one extra night? No problem! Request a one-night late stay (at no extra charge) at myResLife.
  • Need to stay for break? No problem. Read more about academic breaks and sign up in myResLife.
  • Take all belongings that you may need. Residence halls will be closed until the Sunday after break.
  • Mail will not be sorted or distributed during break.
  • Remove perishables, dispose of trash, and recycle.
  • Set the temperature in your room to 65 or an equivalent setting.
  • Unplug all electrical devices except refrigerators and fish tanks.
  • Make sure your refrigerator is plugged directly into a wall outlet; otherwise it will be unplugged.
  • Close and lock all windows and your door.
  • Sign the checksheet on your door.
  • Our staff will enter all student rooms to verify safety guidelines have been met.
  • Policy violations will be documented and referred through the student conduct process.

MAY MOVE-OUT

Halls close at 8 p.m. the same day as the last exam.

Review all May Moveout Details.

ResLife Service Desk

ResLife Service Desk is where you view your housing assignment and take care of all housing-related needs.