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SIU Move In

Moving In Residence Halls

Whether you are a new or returning student, moving in can be both fun and exhausting. We’ve worked with our students and staff to make the process more efficient. We offer suggestions on what to bring and what to leave at home, preparations you might need to make, move-in times, dining hours, helpful tips for moving in and more.

 

Fall Semester Move In Schedule

Move-in takes place from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the days listed below during the week before classes begin.

  • THURSDAY: NEW STUDENTS MOVE IN
  • FRIDAY: RETURNING STUDENTS MOVE IN

Students eligible to move in early will be notified by their team or organization. If you can’t move in on your designated day, you may do so on the following day (just go directly to your assigned residence hall between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to check in). Siblings may move in on the same day.

If you will move in later than Sunday, contact your Area Office: East Campus 618-453-3318, West Campus 618-453-2471.


New Student Move In Information

EAST CAMPUS: MAE SMITH, NEELY, SCHNEIDER HALL & UNIVERSITY HALL
Park and unload your vehicle where directed. Leave someone with your belongings and move your vehicle to Lot 45 (in Rinella Field) or Lot 106 (on Wall Street). With your student ID in hand, proceed to the check-in area in your residence hall to complete the check-in process and receive your key/fob. Proceed to the elevator and load your belongings. Lower floors may use stairways. NOTE: Rolling carts are available to help expedite move-in.

WEST CAMPUS: THOMPSON POINT 
Go to your building and unload curb side. Leave someone with your belongings and move your car to Lot 4 (Communications Building corner lot), across from Thompson Point or in overnight lots: Lot 23 (behind the Communications Building) or Lot 59 (past Greek Row). With your student ID in hand, go to the area office to complete your check-in process and receive your key/fob.

RETURNING STUDENTS MOVE-IN INFO

You may move in between 8am and 4pm on your assigned day. With your student ID in hand, check in at your assigned hall.