MOVE-IN DETAILS

 

Please continue to check this page to get the most updated move-in information as it is made available. Students should refer to the Fall 2021 Pre-Arrival Information page for tasks that may need to be completed prior to arrival.

 

Important Information

We are excited to welcome you to campus! We have prepared the following resources to help you through the process of accessing campus, navigating to your check-in location and where to park once your Boilermaker has unloaded their belongings.

*Please Adhere To The Date & Time You Selected On The Move-In Survey

Please first go to your satellite location (refer to your housing assignment and see below) if you are planning to arrive between 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. If you arrive after 9:30 p.m. and before 7:30 a.m. (overnight arrivals), you MUST check in at First Street Towers (1250 First Street, West Lafayette IN 47906). NOTE: No check-ins are allowed between 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. due to staff shift change.

Find Your Satellite Location Below:

  • Purdue Airport Parking Lot - Harrison and McCutcheon Hall residents + UR Boiler Apartment (including master lease apartments) residents
  • Discovery Park Parking Lot - Earhart, First Street, Hawkins, Hillenbrand, Meredith, Meredith South, Shreve Halls, Purdue Village Apartment residents
  • Ross-Ade Stadium Parking Lot - Cary Quadrangle, Griffin North, Griffin South, Honors College, Owen, Tarkington, Wiley and Windsor Halls + Hilltop Apartments

 

Purdue ID Cards are REQUIRED for check-in. New students will receive their Purdue ID Card at check-in if their ID photo was uploaded and approved on Purdue's photo submission portal by NOON (ET) on August 11, 2021. For more information, please visit the Purdue ID Card Office website

Move-In Instructions

Check-in for Early Arrival Groups:

If you are a part of a pre-approved early arrival group, you will be able to select an earlier time slot. Contact your program coordinator for dates and other pertinent information, such as any costs that may be associated with arriving early. Students may be assessed an early arrival fee of $32/day if they are not a part of a pre-approved early arrival group that either covers their cost of early arrival or waives it.

Check-in for BGRi/BGR will be August 14-17:

Students will be able to check in around the clock with the exception of 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (staff shift change). Between 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., students will check in at their designated satellite location. After 9:30 p.m. through 7:30 a.m. the following morning, students will check in at First Street Towers (1250 First Street, West Lafayette IN 47906).

Check-in for non-BGRi/BGR participants will be August 18-19:

Students will be able to check in around the clock with the exception of 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (staff shift change). Between 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., students will check in at their designated satellite location. After 9:30 p.m. through 7:30 a.m. the following morning, students will check in at First Street Towers (1250 First Street, West Lafayette IN 47906). These students may be assessed an early arrival fee of $32/day if they are not a part of a pre-approved early arrival group that either covers their cost of early arrival or waives it.

Check-in once the contract begins will be August 20-22:

Students will be able to check in around the clock with the exception of 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (staff shift change). Between 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., students will check in at their designated satellite location. After 9:30 p.m. through 7:30 a.m. the following morning, students will check in at First Street Towers (1250 First Street, West Lafayette IN 47906).

Parking

Once you have completed your move-in, please move your vehicle from the unloading area to one of the following locations: the McCutcheon Parking Garage, the Co-Rec Parking Lot, or the University Street Parking Garage. This will help keep the move-in process running smoothly for others waiting to unload.

Moving In

Boiler Gold Rush Participants

Students registered for Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) may move in beginning on Saturday, August 14 through Tuesday, August 17, 2021. (You should receive information along with your BGR registration materials.) 

All NEW Students should: 

  • Please check back frequently for updated COVID-19 check-in requirements. 
  • Plan to arrive at your designated satellite location prior to going to your assigned residence hall during your selected move-in date and time, unless you are arriving 9:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. (overnight). Please adhere to the date and time you selected on the move-in survey.
  • Bring a valid, government-issued photo ID, such as a passport, to verify identity and receive your Purdue ID Card.  
  • Bring your move-in pass.  

All RETURNING students should: 

  • Please check back frequently for updated COVID-19 check-in requirements.  
  • Plan to arrive at your designated satellite location prior to going to your assigned residence hall during your selected move-in date and time, unless you are arriving 9:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. (overnight). Please adhere to the date and time you selected on the move-in survey.  
  • Bring your Purdue ID Card. 
  • Bring your move-in pass.   

Move-In Scheduling Website

Move-in time selection will begin July 1, 2021. Please visit www.housing.purdue.edu/URMoveIn/Scheduling/ to schedule your move-in date and time. The 2021-2022 Academic Year contract begins Friday, August 20, 2021, with the first contract meal served beginning with breakfast. Please note your move-in pass will be available for printing beginning August 2, 2021.

What You'll Need


Items Provided By University Residences:

• Bed
• Mattress
• Curtains (that must stay in place)
• Desk with lamp
• Dresser
• Trash can
• Smoke detector
• Closet and drawer space
• All utilities
• Internet outlets

Items you may want to bring with you:

• Alarm clock
• Laundry basket
• Pillow, bed linens and blanket (not electric) for a regular twin bed - 36" x 78"
• Umbrella
• First aid kit
• Bathrobe
• Toiletries
• Fan
• Towels and wash cloths
• Flashlight

Items you may NOT bring with you:

• Candles, incense or anything else you would burn (also see Purdue Fire Department info on residence hall decorations
• Electric bed warmers
• Empty alcohol bottles for decoration
• Fireworks
• Grills
• Halogen lamps
• Hoverboards
• Paintball guns
• Pets (except small fish) 
• Portable AC units
• Toaster ovens or any cooking equipment other than a hot pot or a small microwave oven
(for undergraduate residence halls -  more information for Hilltop Apartments residents )