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Early Arrival Information

Early Arrival

The Office of Residence Life understands that there are some circumstances where it may become necessary for a student to arrive on campus before the residence halls officially open. The following reasons: Flights prior to the opening of the residence halls , scheduled vacations that interfere with move-in dates, work conflicts, I didn’t get a chance to pack, etc. are not reasons that will be accepted or approved. Requests for early arrivals may be granted on a case-by-case bases for extenuating circumstances. There is a fee of $50 per day for early arrival.

Fall Semester

Some students will be required due to campus employment, Badger Connection, or athletics to arrive on campus prior to the official opening of campus. These students do not need to submit an early arrival, this will be done by the student’s supervisor or athletic department.

The official opening of the residence halls and move-in dates for the 2016-2017 academic year are:

Upperclassmen Students: Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st

If you need to submit an Early Arrival Request due to extenuating circumstances, please fill out the following form:

View the Early Arrival Request Form

The following reasons: Flights prior to the opening of the residence halls, scheduled vacations that interfere with move-in dates, work conflicts, I didn’t get a chance to pack, etc. are not reasons that will be accepted or approved.

Early Arrival Requests will be accepted until Monday August 8, 2016. Please note that the submission of a request DOES NOT mean that you are approved to arrive early, an email notifying you of your request status will be sent to your student email.

Spring Semester

Students who are enrolled for spring semester are welcome to return upon the official opening of the residence halls. Students who are required to arrive to campus prior to the official opening of campus due to campus employment, Badger Connection V, or athletics do not need to submit an early arrival request.

The official opening of the residence halls for the Spring 2017 Semester is Saturday, January 7th 2017 at 12:00pm.

Early Arrival Requests for the spring semester will be made accepted during the preceding fall semester.

If you need to submit an Early Arrival Request due to extenuating circumstances, please fill out the following form:

View the Early Arrival Request Form

The following reasons: Flights prior to the opening of the residence halls, scheduled vacations that interfere with move-in dates, work conflicts, I didn’t get a chance to pack, etc. are not reasons that will be accepted or approved.

Please note that the submission of a request DOES NOT mean that you are approved to arrive early, an email notifying you of your request status will be sent to your student email.

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