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Fall 2014 Move-In

Sam the Minuteman Ready to Move In


Residential Life Student Services (RLSS) is happy to welcome back students for Fall 2014! As the beginning of the semester approaches, students will be packing their belongings and preparing to move into their new home for the next few months.

Move-In Reservation

As of August 12, students can complete their move-in reservation and print their boarding pass on SPIRE.  The University of Massachusetts works with a professional moving company, University Student Services (USS), to move-in students living in Southwest Towers or Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community. Students living in these areas will be assigned a move-in reservation time.  Students can watch the ‘Completing Your Move-In Reservation’ video tutorial is available  on YouTube.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, when students arrive to campus, they will check-in through our campus-wide move-in assistance process.  Students don’t even need to get out of their car to receive their key!  As students arrive at their check-in location they should have their boarding pass and UCard out and ready.  In return, students will receive a check-in packet that includes their room key and specific driving directions to their residence hall for unloading, as well as their designated parking lot after unloading their belongings.

Students will then be prepared to go directly to their hall!  Once students arrive at their hall, student Minute Movers or USS staff will unload your belongings and move them directly to your room.  Students will move in by group on the following days:

First-Year Students: Friday, August 29th, 8:00am-4:00pm

Transfer Students: Saturday, August 30th, 8:00am-1:00pm

North and Top 5 Floors of Southwest Tower Residents: Saturday, August 30th, 8:00am-1:00pm

All Other Multi-Year Students: Sunday, August 31st, 8:00am-5:00pm

For more information about Fall Move-In, including driving directions, parking locations, and helpful tips for packing to arrive on campus, please visit our Move-In Website.

We can’t wait to see you!