cars unloading on move-in day

Move-In

Move-In dates for 2022 will be set and announced in early June.

Presently, information available on this website regards past move in for 2021. Updated information for 2022 move in will be provided as plans are finalized, starting in early June.

Move-In Pages

a line of volunteers helping carry boxes and push carts on move-in day

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.

*For most residents in 2021, move-in day was August 20. However, scholarship hall residents, or residents who have gone through the process to be approved for early move in, may arrive earlier. Find your move-in arrival time in the instructions. 

Join JaySquad

KU Student Housing welcomes residents who want to move in early, then volunteer to help other Jayhawks during move-in day.