Moving In

Welcome to your new home! We’re dedicated to making move-in day a smooth and easy experience.

Whether you’re moving to a residence hall, campus apartment or house, we’re here to help.

Fall Move-In Information

Move-In Date

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

  • First-year and new transfer students

Sunday, Aug. 25, 9:00 a.m.–noon

  • Returning students

Students living in the residence halls will check in directly at their hall. Students living in apartments and houses will check in at Cureton Hall and then proceed to their assigned areas.

Planning for Your Arrival to Campus

Fall 2019 Early Arrival Information

Students participating in one of the below groups may move in early on the date listed for their early arrival group. Students in these groups do not need to submit an early arrival request, as their names will be provided to the Office of Housing and Residence Life by a coach or staff member working with the group.

If you are in one of these below groups and want to arrive on a date other than what is listed for your group, you will need to submit the Early Arrival Request which is available under “Applications” on My Housing.

Monday, Aug. 12

  • Orientation Student Leaders
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

  • Transfer Leads
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Friday, Aug. 16

  • Football
    • Check-in will take place from 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. in Circle Hall.
  • EC Connection (Mentors and Coordinators)
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
  • Women’s Cross Country
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Men’s Cross Country
  • Men’s Soccer
    • Check-in for these teams will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Saturday, Aug. 17

  • EC Connection (Mentees)
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at Kranz Forum outside of the Frick Center.

Monday, Aug. 19

  • Women’s Golf
  • Men’s Golf
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

  • New Student Convocation Volunteers
    • Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

  • First-year student move-in day
  • New transfer student move-in day

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • Returning student move-in day

DATE TBD

  • International student move-in day

To qualify for these pre-approved groups, please submit an Early Arrival Housing Request Form.

  • Aug. 13: Student teachers
  • Aug. 20: Out-of-area new students
  • Aug. 24: Out-of-area returning students

Individual Requests

Any student not in a pre-approved group, as indicated above, who wishes to request early arrival housing may submit the Early Arrival Housing Request Form available under “Applications” on My Housing.

Early Arrival requests must be received prior to Aug. 9, 2019. There is no charge for early arrival requests received by this date. Requests submitted after Aug. 9 will be reviewed on an individual basis and, if approved, these students will be charged $25 per night.

All applications for early arrival housing will be reviewed, and students will receive a response in their Elmhurst College email upon review.

Office of Housing and Residence Life

West Hall, South Entrance

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