We are so excited to have you as part of our RSU on-campus community!

Students moving in to dormsLiving on-campus can greatly impact your academic and personal growth while attending college.

Daily living experiences that are not learned in the classroom often occur in your informal living environment. We will work with you to provide an atmosphere that is safe and conducive to learning 

What to Expect on Move-in Day

Students should arrive at the University Village Clubhouse. A member of the Residential Life team will check to make sure all four requirements have been made – application, $200 deposit, contract and Meningooccal Compliance (pdf).

An RA will go over your move-in packet paperwork with you and then will show you to your room and ensure that the keys to your new unit work.

Important Dates

Hillcat Student Housing Move-In 

On your scheduled move-in day, you will be greeted by Residential Life in front of UVB Clubhouse. You will be provided your move-in packet assuming that you have completed all required items in a drive through process. If you are missing items, you will be asked to park, and a Residential Life staff member will help you complete any missing items.

Summer 2021 Move-in:

  • Friday, June 4 from 9 am to 1 pm

Fall 2021 Move-in Days:

  • August 8 from 1 pm to 5 pm – Fall sport athletes & Hillcamp staff
  • August 10 from 9 am to 3 pm – UVA & UVB Residents
  • August 11 from 9 am to 1 pm – Hillcampers
  • August 12 from 9 am to 3 pm – UVC Residents
  • August 13 from 9 to 3 pm – Make-up Day: All remaining residents
  • August 14 from 9 am to 12 – Make-up Day: All Remaining residents

2021-2022 Meal plans first/last meals:

  • August 12 – Brunch – First meal on meal plans
  • October 20 – Lunch – Last meal before Fall Break
  • October 24 – Dinner – First meal after Fall Break
  • November 23 – Lunch – Last meal before Thanksgiving Break
  • November 28 – Dinner – First meal after Thanksgiving Break
  • December 10 – Brunch – Last meal on meal plans
  • January 9 – Dinner – First meal on meal plans
  • March 11 – Brunch – Last meal before Spring Break
  • March 20 – Brunch – First meal after Spring Break
  • May 6 – Brunch – Last meal on meal plans

Move-In FAQs

Residential Life is currently establishing plans surrounding health and safety in the residences for the fall semester, in consultation with CDC and University leadership. Our intention is to provide students with a positive on-campus experience while abiding by all local, state, and federal protocols. These plans may change as we continue to monitor and respond to recommendations and guidelines from the appropriate authorities.

More information will be shared with incoming residents via email as details are finalized. We will also post updates on the Residential Life website.

For room assignment, follow instructions below:

  • Log into MyRSU
  • Click 'Student' from the top menu
  • Click 'My Residence Information' from the left menu
  • Click the link under 'My Residence Info' on bottom right
  • Ensure all housing forms have been submitted online.
  • Schedule move-in appointment.

You are not required to wear a mask; however, you will need to respect others decision to wear one.

Hand washing on a regular basis and use of hand sanitizer is encouraged.

Yes, you are allowed to bring helpers on your scheduled move-in day.

We will seek volunteers among RSU faculty and staff.

We will have shopping carts available for use.

Residents are encouraged to bring only necessary items to campus to assist with swift check-in for all residents on campus. See What to bring With You on Move-In Day for more.

  1. Residents will drive up to the Clubhouse and be given move in packet with room keys inside.
    • If resident packet isn’t ready or they need additional paperwork, then they will be sent to waiting parking area.
    • Individuals assisting residents will park in their respected parking area.
  2. Residents will then be directed to were to park and what building entrance to use.
  3. Residents will can start moving in belongings.
  4. Residents will enter designated entrances and RA will give them directions to their unit.
    • It will be the responsibility of the RA to make sure residents are following guidelines and assist residents when needed.
  5. There will be directional arrows to residents are using one entrance and one exit.
  6. There can be stations for getting shopping kart, getting mail key, and remote.

Move-In Day Parking Directions Map

Additional information will soon be available about online or hybrid format courses to allow students who are ill or not able to come to class to participate in the learning experience.