UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Living in the Halls

Move In

Move In Webpage

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.

 

Schedule an Appointment

On July 28 students received a message regarding selecting a move-in appointment.

Deadline: August 23, 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for students to select or change their move-in appointment day and time. Students who have not yet selected a move in appointment by August 18 will be auto-assigned to a move in day and time and emailed with details that day.

 

Arriving to Campus

When you arrive to campus during your scheduled move-in appointment time, complete the following steps.

  • Have your UWRF student ID as it is needed to move in.
  • Park in the unloading zone outside of your residence hall.
  • Wear a face covering and go inside of your residence hall to check in. This is when you will receive a room key and Room Condition Report (RCR).
  • While you are inside checking in, your guests will unload the vehicle in the assigned area. You may only be parked in the unloading zone during your scheduled 30-minute window. Any guests accompanying you must remain with the vehicle while it is being unloaded. Your belongings should be unloaded onto the lawn near your unloading zone.
  • After everything has been unloaded, the vehicle must be moved out of the unloading zone and into a parking lot.
  • After the vehicle has been moved, have one of your guests stay outside with your belongings while you complete your Room Condition Report, sign it, and return it to a Resident Assistant.
  • You and your guests must wear face coverings to bring your belongings in, unpack, and set up your new room.
    • Face coverings must be worn while in the residence halls outside of the student's room regardless of vaccination status. There is no assumption 6 feet of physical distance will be maintained during move-in.
    • Guests are welcome to come inside the residence halls and spend time with their students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Vaccination records can be uploaded through the COVID-19 Portal, found on the Protect the Nest webpage.

Yes. Vaccination clinics on campus are Monday, Aug. 30 and Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Falcon's Nest, University Center. Visit the Protect the Nest webpage to select your vaccination appointment today.

Recently, Chancellor Gallo notified the campus community regarding updates to the mask policy.

All individuals regardless of vaccination status will be required to wear a face covering indoors where physical distancing is not possible.

Yes. Visit the Campus & Community Testing webpage to schedule a test.

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.

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
reslife@uwrf.edu
715-425-4555
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall
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