International Move-in Day-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Check-in for International First-year Students

As an international student, you have received documentation from the Office of International Education and the Office of Housing Services instructing you on arriving to campus. You will be pre-approved to arrive to campus two days early in order to attend first-year international orientation. International student check-in for students participating in International Orientation is Friday, August 21, 2015, from 9 am to 2 pm. 

If you plan to attend international student orientation but your permanent address is a U.S. address, please notify us by sending an email to so that we know to have your room and ID card ready for international check-in on August 21.

Please be advised that you are not permitted to move into or store your belongings in your fall assignment before check-in day on August 21. If you plan to arrive in Pittsburgh prior to the official check-in day, a list of off-campus accommodations is provided on the Office of International Education website or the Visit Carnegie Mellon Web page.

The check-in tent will be located at the Morewood Gardens courtyard tent (center of Morewood Avenue).

Representatives from the Office of International Education will be available to answer questions and assist you with moving your belongings to your room.

If you arrive after 2 pm, your key will be available at the Morewood Gardens service desk, located at 1060 Morewood Avenue.