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Moving In

Fall 2018

Welcome, new students!

Please use the links on your left for information about when to move in, how to get to your building, what to bring (and what to leave behind), which Service Center you'll be using, and what community rules and standards you should be aware of.

New first-year and transfer students: 

Cornell's residence halls open for the Fall 2018 semester on Friday, August 17 at 8:00am. You should plan to move in on Friday, August 17 during your assigned time in order to participate in Orientation activities. More information on Orientation can be found here.

Move-in times are assigned as follows:
If your last name begins with               Move in between the hours of
P-Z                                                        8:00am - 11:00am
A-G                                                       11:00am - 2:00pm
H-O                                                       2:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn more about when to move in – and how to prepare – at Move-In Information: New Undergraduate Students.


Current undergraduate students:

Cornell's undergraduate residences open for the Fall 2017 semester on Friday, August 17 at 8:00am. Because more than 3,500 new first-year and transfer students will be moving in to their buildings that day, we suggest that you plan to arrive on Saturday, August 18 or later. You can move in anytime prior to the start of classes. 

Graduate & professional students:

You may move in to your residence beginning on the first day of your housing contract occupancy period.  Learn more at Move-In Information: New Graduate & Professional Students.


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