Moving In-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Move-in Information

It is almost time to move into your new room. When can you move in? What should you bring? This page will answer all of these questions.

Check-in information for first-year students (dates are tentative)

International first-year students may check in on Friday, August 21, 2015, from 9 am to 6 pm. Arrivals prior to these dates are not permitted.

Check-in for non-international first-year students participating in Orientation is Sunday, August 23, 2015, from 9 am to 2 pm. 

Check-in information for upper-class students

Returning upper-class students may check in on Thursday, August 27, 2015.

What To Bring

A guideline to help you decide what to bring and what to leave at home.

Optional Services

Want to rent a Microfridge for your room? Need personal property insurance to protect your belongings? Want to purchase sheet set and towels that are delivered directly to your SMC box or to be picked up from the university bookstore? Visit the Utilities and Services section for more information.


Students are not permitted to move into the halls prior to move-in day.