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Move-In 2024

Move-In Date


Move-in Dates

Approved Early Move-ins

• August 17: Panhellenic Recruitment participants

• August 18: Band, ROTC, Jayhawk JumpStart

Group coordinators will confirm dates, times, and details this summer.

August 20

Upper-class returning residents only in McCarthy Hall, Stouffer Place, Jayhawker Towers, Hawker, HERE and Sunflower apartments move in on this date.

August 22

Residents in Hashinger, Templin, Naismith, Self, new/first-year residents in Stouffer Place, and all Scholarship Halls move in on this date.

August 23

Residents in Corbin, Downs, GSP, Lewis, Oswald and Ellsworth Hall move in on this date.

Move-In Pages

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How does move-in day work?

Specific instructions for each hall's move-in day. Find out everything you need to know including maps, parking information, arrival times, and more.
a pair of smiling students helping carry boxes on move-in day

What should I bring?

Here's a suggested packing list to help you consider which items you'll need to bring with you to KU and a list of items that are prohibited.
a comfortable student room with desk, chair, bed, and drawers

What about furniture?

All Student Housing rooms come furnished with the basics, such as a bed, desk, chair, and dresser. Learn more about the specifics of your room, including mattress size and whether beds are lofted or bunked.
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How do I mail packages?

Mail and packages can be sent to residents throughout the school year. Find out details about addressing mail and sending packages.

Are you ready?


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Welcome to the Hill.

Jayhawks helping with move-in