Early Arrivals

Move In Dates, Exceptions and Early Move Ins - Undergraduate

Freshmen August 21 No charge
New International Students, Transfer, Exchange August 20 No charge
Freshmen registered in Pre-Orientation programs According to sponsoring program According to sponsoring program
Sponsored by Penn organization According to sponsoring program According to sponsoring program
Upperclass August 24 No charge
Upperclass August 18-24 Per night fee

EARLY MOVE IN - THINGS TO KNOW

Freshmen

  • Freshmen will be able to view their assigned move-in timeslot on Campus Express
  • Freshmen are NOT permitted to move in before August 21 with these two exceptions: 
    • New International students, who may move in on August 20
    • Freshmen registered for and sponsored by official University organization activities including pre-orientation programs, athletics, or similar groups

Returning Undergraduate Students 

  • Returning students Move In begins on August 24; this is the start of occupancy for the Fall semester for upperclass students.
  • Returning students may move in earlier than August 24, beginning on August 18, for a per-day charge prorated against their Fall rent.
  • Returning students who are registered for and sponsored by official University organization activities including move in, NSO, athletics etc, may move on the date provided by the sponsor.

Logistics Support for Early Move In

  • Move In will be self-service.
  • Unloading will be at designated curbside locations for each house.
  • Guest passes will be available through the Information Center or check in location for the house.
  • Carts may be available in limited quantities and for limited periods of time to accommodate arriving students.
  • College House staff availability may be limited.
  • Early Move In exceptions are granted to the above mentioned groups with the caveat that official move in dates are set to provide the best of services and staffing.