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Instructions GSP or Scholarship Halls

Welcome to Student Housing at the University of Kansas. We’re excited you’re beginning your Jayhawk career with us! Read instructions for move in at GSP and Scholarship halls below.

Daisy Hill Residence Halls (Templin, Lewis, Hashinger, Ellsworth, Self and Oswald): See move-in instructions here.
Oliver and Down (new) Residence Hall: See move-in instructions here.
Move-in day for apartments begins 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15.

SCHOLARSHIP HALLS

Move-in day is Thursday, Aug. 17. Suggested travel routes to enter Lawrence are available. There is no set arrival time for scholarship halls, but halls open at 8 a.m.

  • Park on the street in front of your hall. After arrival, residents check in at their assigned building and receive room keys.
  • Returning scholarship hall residents volunteer to help carry items to the room. Here is a printable template (pdf) so you may label your moving boxes.
  • Plan to move vehicles to nearby parking lots when unloading is complete.
  • Please break down boxes for recycling.
  • First community meeting is after 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 17. Look for posters in your hall to learn location.

GSP RESIDENCE HALL - Gertrude Sellards Pearson

Suggested time to arrive in parking lot on Aug. 17 GSP
7 AM 4 East, 1 West
8 AM 4 West, 1 East
9 AM 3 East
10 AM 3 West
11 AM 2 East
Noon 2 West
1 PM 2 CB (cross bar)
2 PM 0 East
3 PM  

TRAVEL ROUTES

Suggested travel routes to enter Lawrence are available.


WHEN YOU ARRIVE

  • After you arrive, the residents check in at their building and collect room keys.
  • The driver stays with the vehicle and is available to move the car at all times. Parking in unloading zones is timed and parking will require you to move your vehicle. 
  • Here is a printable template (pdf) so you may label your moving boxes.
  • Please break down boxes for recycling.
  • First community meeting is after 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 17. Look for posters in your hall to learn location.

INSURANCE

Check whether household insurance covers your belongings. Student Housing insurance cov­ers facilities only. Several companies offer policies specifically for students in on-campus housing.

FINAL NOTE

Move-in day is an exciting time (but a bit stressful, we realize). Thanks in advance for your cooperation and patience. Here’s a sneak peek from last year's move-in day on Daisy Hill, courtesy of the Jayhawks of 2016.


New Stouffer Place Apartments open 2018!
More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities