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Move-In FAQ

Find answers to your frequently asked about moving into Saint Louis University residence halls this fall.

Move-In Timing

When is move-in?
New student move in for fall 2021 will be August 19-20. Returning student move in will be August 21-22. Time blocks and dates will be assigned for both new and returning students. 
What is my move-in time? 

Your building and floor will determine your assigned move-in day and time. Times will be updated by July 10 when new student assignments are released. 

Find Your Move-In Time

What if I can't make it during my assigned move-in time?
Please email reslife@slu.edu and let them know what date/time works better for you and what conflicts prevent you from moving in during your assigned time block. If you  need a different day, there will be a form included in your assignment email that can be completed to request an earlier move in date. 

Will students in learning communities and the Honors Program move in early?
Students who are in MICAH: Living the Mission, Honors, Thrive: Black and Talented,  Engineering and Innovation,  Ethical Leaders in Business,  and Diversity and Global Citizenship will have a move-in time on August 19.
When will students receive a parking pass for move-in?

Parking passes will be available for download when first year assignments are released. Only new students moving in on August 19 and 20 will need a parking pass. 

Learn More About Move-In Parking and Unloading


Move-In Assistance

How many people can help me move-in?
While we don't have a limit on move in helpers, we ask that you be mindful of the other people on campus and the traffic within the buildings.  
Will carts be available to transport items during move-in?
Carts will still be available to assist with the move-in process at each residence hall, but there may be a wait to use them during the move in times.
Will Oriflamme be available to assist during move-in and Fall Welcome?

 Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leaders) will be present to assist with new student move-in on August 19-20.

Oriflamme Leaders will continue to support new students in their transition to SLU by leading them through our hybrid Fall Welcome program. 

Will families be able to stay beyond the two-hour time slot to help their students move in?

Yes, the two hour time block is specifically regarding the check in process to help control the traffic in the garages and around campus. Once checked in, you may take your time moving into your space. 


Other FAQ

Can we use the stairs during move-in?
As of now, stair usage is not restricted. 
When will students receive their SLU IDs?
Students will receive their ID at check in during their move-in time.
Will dining options be open during move-in?
The campus meal plan will begin on Aug. 20, to coincide with  new student move-in day. Additional options may be available earlier and will be shared through DineSLU