Office of Residence Life

Fall 2021 Move-In

Fall 2021 move-in appointments are scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 24 through Saturday, Aug. 28. Students must select their move-in appointment time slot by Friday, Aug. 13. 

All first-year students should select an appointment that takes place by the end of the day Thursday, Aug. 26 in order to be moved in before Rocket Welcome Weekend begins on Friday, Aug. 27.

Students may be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to campus.

scheduling your move-in appointment

  1. Log into your myUT portal
  2. Select "Housing Forms" under the My Housing section on your Student tab
  3. Click on “Housing Forms” in the top bar of the housing portal
  4. In the dropdown, select “Fall 2021 Move-In Appointment” and then “Save and Continue”
  5. Read through the information and click “Save and Continue” 
  6. You will receive an email confirmation once you have selected your move-in appointment

Early Arrivals

Students may request to arrive as early as Aug. 14 for an additional fee.

  • A charge of $25 per night will be applied to your student account for each night the room is occupied between Aug. 14 and Aug. 20. No additional charges will be applied beginning on Saturday, Aug. 21.
  • To request an early arrival, log into your myUT portal, select “Housing Forms” on the Student tab and then follow the prompts to the “Housing Forms” page and complete the “Early Arrival Housing Form”.

CENTRALIZED DRIVE-THru Check-in

  • At your scheduled appointment time, enter campus at the College Drive entrance off of Secor Road and follow signs to direct you to the drive-thru centralized check-in station in Parking Area 25S next to Rocket Hall. You will stay in your car throughout the check-in process unless otherwise noted. 

  • Upon arrival, you will receive a check-in envelope that contains your room/suite keys, an information packet and further directions about parking on campus during move-in. 

  • After checking in, you will drive directly to your assigned residence hall to begin the move-in process. There will be staff present to direct you on where to pull up to your building in order to unload your belongings. 

  •  After unloading, please move your car to your building’s designated parking area to make room for other families to unload. You can then go back to your room to unpack. 

MOVE-IN HIGHLIGHTS

Face Coverings and Physical Distancing

Individuals who are fully vaccinated, meaning two weeks have passed since receiving your final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, are no longer required to wear a mask while on campus and do not need to physically distance. This applies both indoors and outdoors.

Individuals who are not fully vaccinated should continue wearing masks while on campus and maintain physical distancing of 3 feet in the classroom and 6 feet elsewhere.

Living Guide

Please review the Office of Residence Life Living Guide prior to coming to campus. The Living Guide includes residence hall policies and procedures, community expectations, and a prohibited items list.

Floor Plans

View virtual tours and example layouts of residence rooms, including measurements, here

Mailing information

Each residence hall has a unique mailing address and internal mail stop number. For a list of addresses and mail stops, please click here.

Furnishings & Lofts

The furnishings in the residence halls for each student are:

  • Twin bed and mattress (measures 36" by 80" and is considered and x-long)
  • Desk and chair
  • Chest of drawers (in some residence halls, two students share a chest of drawers)
  • Wardrobe or closed space

**Parks Tower, Academic House, and International House have furniture that can be lofted or bunked to provide additional space below the bed.

Maintenance and Furniture Adjustments

  • Residents will contact the hall front desk for any/all bed adjustments 
  • Resident will be asked exactly where the bed is to be adjusted to (i.e. down 2 notches, etc.) 
  • Residents will need to clear all personal belongings from on/around the bed when a bed is scheduled to be adjusted/moved. 
  • Front Desk Staff will Inform the building maintenance repair worker (MRW)/Recon Team of pending bed adjustment request(s) via a log located at the front desk.

Packing List 

Not sure what to bring with you to campus? Check out our suggested packing list.

Last Updated: 7/13/21