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Rodin College House Move In

Rodin College House

RHS is in the process of finalizing our plans for Move In. Here is a general idea of what you can expect during your first day at Penn!

Transfer, Exchange, and New International Students: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

7 am - 2 pm: Unloading will be curb side and self-service.

Returning Undergraduate Students Move In: August 24, 2019

7 am – 7 pm: Curbside unloading, self service

What to Expect


Spruce Street will be closed to all but Move In traffic from 38th to 40th streets during full service move in times.

As you turn off 38th Street, a member of the move-in team will greet and provide a parking pass that will allow you to park your car while you unload your belongings. The parking pass will specify check-in location you should go to receive temporary access to your room.

From there, you will be provided a cart to unload your belongings from your car. At least one person must remain with the car at all times.

Once the car is unloaded, you will be able to move your car to remote lots where you will be able to park for the remainder of the day at no cost. Directions to remote lots will be posted to the RHS website in late July.

Checking In:

You will present a photo ID to check in and obtain temporary access to your room at the check-in tent on Hamilton Village Green in front of Harrison.

Guest Passes:

You will be able to preregister your guests from early July to mid-August via Campus Express. RHS strongly recommends pregistering your guests, to minimize wait times during the Move In process. You will be able to pick up guest passes at the check in tent by presenting photo IDs for each of your guests. If the guests would like to pick up their own passes, they may do as well at any time by presenting their own photo IDs.

You may also obtain guest passes at the check-in tent upon arrival. You and your guests must present photo ID to obtain a guest pass.

Additional Information:

Packing in small boxes and distributing weight across these may make moving in easier.

Campus wide operations end on August 25, including parking access and complimentary lot parking.

For all other dates, residents should plan to park and pay at City of Philadelphia kiosk managed spaces and to be careful of parking restrictions and times.