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Make a Move-In Reservation

All students must complete their Move-In Reservation on SPIRE to determine their Move-In time.  Please remember to bring your Boarding Pass and a photo ID to receive your key. 

Complete Your Move-In Checklist

Don't forget to complete your Move-In Checklist prior to Move-In.

Summer Transitions

Members of the UMass Marching Band will check into their Conference Housing assignment beginning Thursday, August 25.  On Tuesday, August 30, students will check into their fall assignments at the Crampton Computer Lab, located on the ground floor of Crampton Hall between 7:00am and 8:30am.  The UMass Marching Band will collect student belongings that morning and will provide moving assistance around 11:00am when practice releases for the day.

Students attending the Biology Intensive Orientation will check into their Conference Housing Assignment on Saturday, August 27 between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.  On Tuesday, August 30, students will check into their fall assignments at the Crampton Computer Lab, located on the ground floor of Crampton Hall, between 7:00am and 8:30am.

Students in the above groups will be assigned a reservation time.  Please remember to sign the Key Agreement and print your boarding pass in SPIRE. Students must also have their Ucard or provide a photo ID at check-in.

Student Athletes (Men's and Women's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Football, Field Hockey)

Student Athletes will check into their Summer Housing Assignment at the CHCRC Residential Service Desk.  On Monday, August 29 students will check out of their summer assignment and into their fall assignment at the CHCRC Residential Service Desk between 12:30 PM and 7:30 PM.  Student athletes will be assigned a reservation time.  Please remember to sign the Key Agreement and print your boarding pass in SPIRE. Students must also have their Ucard or provide a photo ID at check-in.

Jump! Program

Students participating in the Jump! program will check into their Summer Housing assignment on Monday, July 11 at the CHCRC Residential Service Desk.  On Monday, August 29 students who have elected to extend their stay will check out of their summer assignment and into their fall assignment at the CHCRC Residential Service Desk between 12:30 PM and 7:30 PM.  Students in the Jump! program will be assigned a reservation time.  Please remember to sign the Key Agreement and print your boarding pass in SPIRE. Students must also have their Ucard or provide a photo ID at check-in.

Power Up For College Success

Students participating in Power Up For College Success will check into their fall housing assignment on Tuesday, August 30 between 8:30am and 4:00pm at their Residential Service Desk.  Students in this program will select from 30-minute reservation times in SPIRE.  Students are expected to print their boarding pass and bring their Ucard or a photo ID for check-in.

Minute Movers and Approved NSOT Volunteers

Minute Movers and Approved NSOT volunteers will check in on Tuesday, August 30 at their Residential Service Desk.  Students in these groups will select from 30-minute reservation times in SPIRE.  Students are expected to print their boarding pass and bring their Ucard or a photo ID for check-in.

International Student Orientation

Students attending the International Student Orientation will check into their fall housing assignment on Tuesday, August 30 between 8:30 AM and 10:00 PM at their Residential Service Desk.  Students attending this program will select from 30-minute reservation times in SPIRE.  Students are expected to print their boarding pass and bring photo ID for check-in.

Other Approved Groups

Students with a Disability Services accommodation and select other students will check into their fall housing assignment on Tuesday, August 30 between 8:30am and 10:00pm at their Residential Service Desk.  Students in this program will select from 30-minute reservation times in SPIRE.  Students are expected to print their boarding pass and bring their Ucard or a photo ID for check-in.

Kennedy Residents

Kennedy residents will have the opportunity to select a Thursday, August 31 Move-In Reservation time from 12:00pm-8:00pm.  Students moving into Kennedy will not receive moving assistance and will check in at the Thoreau Residential Service Desk.  Students moving into Kennedy on Thursday, August 31 should plan to proceed directly to Kennedy at the time of their Move-In Reservation.

Moving Bins During Early Arrival

Students moving in to residence halls with elevator access on Tuesday, August 30 or Wednesday, August 31can sign out moving bins.  Bins will be available on Tuesday from 8:30am-7:00pm.  Bin sign-out stations will be centrally located at the following locations:

Northeast, Orchard Hill, CHCRC, Southwest (Moore Hall, Kennedy/Coolidge, Washington/JA and Sunset Avenue near Patterson/Mackimmie).

Bins will be available to sign out from your Residential Service Desk when bin sign out stations are closed. 

What if I can't arrive during Move-In?

Students seeking early arrival due to ticketed travel or family hardship may do so by completing the Early Arrival Request Form.  Students who are members of approved early arrival groups needing to arrive prior to their scheduled date should not use this form. Please contact your program’s staff to make arrangements.

Students who are unable to arrive during available Move-In Reservation times should contact Residential Services. If you plan to arrive after 5:00pm on Tuesday, September 6, contact Residential Services to request a Late Arrival. If you do not request a late arrival, your assignment may be cancelled as a “no-show” and you will be subject to the Contract Cancellation Fee schedule.

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