Living in the Halls

Move In

First year and incoming new students: Move into the residence halls on Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29, 2021. 

Returning students: Move into the residence halls Monday, August 30 - Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

You will receive an email the week of August 2, 2021 to your account asking you to select a move-in appointment date and time. 


Arriving to Campus: When you arrive to campus, complete the following steps.

  • Have your UWRF student ID as it is needed to move in.
  • Check in at the appropriate hall to receive a room key and Room Condition Report (RCR). 
  • Unload vehicle in the assigned area during the scheduled 30-minute window. Any guests accompanying you must wait with the vehicle until it is moved to the appropriate parking lot.
  • Move vehicle(s) to the appropriate parking lot.
  • After the vehicle(s) has been moved, complete your RCR, sign it, and return it to a Resident Assistant.
  • Take time to unpack your belongings and set up your room.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each residence hall has a limited number of large red moving carts as well as rubber mallets, which are used to adjust the height or loft the bed.

Those who use the large red moving carts are asked to return them to the lobby in a timely manner to allow others to access the carts.

Students and families are welcome to bring their own dollies, carts, etc.

Learn more about connecting to the WiFi, registering items such as gaming systems and streaming devices, and connecting to the Guest Network prior to move-in.

Masks are not required during move-in, although each person is welcome to wear one. Those who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are encouraged to wear a mask during move-in.

Learn more about mail and your hall mailing address.

A loft kit is available in each residence hall room. Residence Life is unable to loft beds prior to move-in, but will assist as able when requested during move-in. Rubber mallets are used to adjust bed height and loft beds. A limited number of rubber mallets are available in each residence hall.

Contact Us

Department of Residence Life
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall