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Move-in day Aug. 26, 2021

Move-in days for first-year students will take place on Thursday, Aug. 26.

By July 24, first-year students should have received housing assignments via email. 

Please remember, you must complete the COVID-19 vaccination status form by Aug. 1. Students who do not complete the form will not be able to move into campus housing.

Move-in details

See to select your arrival appointment for Thursday morning. 

When you arrive you will get your room key, and student ID. We will have volunteers on hand to help carry belongings on Thursday morning.

Some students move in earlier. Early arrival students will receive move-in instructions from their coach or program coordinator and will not need to schedule an arrival appointment. Note that we will not have volunteers on hand to help with unloading for early arrival students. 

•  Football — Aug. 10
•  Soccer, men’s cross country, women’s golf, women’s volleyball — Aug. 18
•  International students – Aug. 18-19
•  Women’s cross country — Aug. 20
•  Men’s Golf — Aug. 21
•  PACE, women’s tennis, water polo — Aug. 22

Early unloading

To help alleviate congestion on Thursday morning, we are offering a limited number of early unloading appointments the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 25. Staff will be available to unlock rooms, but will not issue keys to students on Wednesday night.

To sign up for early unloading, call the Office of Residential Life at 309-794-2686.

Getting around

This interactive move-in map that shows routes, unloading areas (highlighted in yellow) and parking areas (highlighted in red). For those arriving on Aug. 26, please note that Westerlin has three separate unloading areas for each wing of the building. I-Wing unloads near Erickson. J-Wing unloads in the circle drive near PepsiCo. W-Wing unloads on 10th Ave.