Fall 2023 Move-In for New Students

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Housing & Residential Life does its very best to make the process as easy and simple as possible in order to help get all residents settled into their new homes away from home.

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Practice Sustainability – Bring Your Water Bottle!

In partnership with GreenU Sustainability and ECO Agency, the Move-In and ‘Cane Kickoff programs are committed to positively impacting our environment. To support these efforts, we ask students and family members to bring their own reusable water bottles, which will greatly eliminate the negative effects of single-use plastic bottles.

As you make your preparations to arrive on campus. please review the information below regarding your move-in appointment time, our partnerships with numerous vendors, and a list of items to consider bringing with you to campus.

Campus Map

Move-In Appointments

Cruise Ship Move-In™

To make move-in day as convenient and stress-free as possible, we partner with University and Student Services (USS) for Cruise Ship Move-In™ for first-year students living in Mahoney, Pearson, and Stanford Residential Colleges USS will bring all of your belongings from your car to your room. Students living elsewhere on campus will be responsible for moving their own belongings to their rooms.

U-Haul type vehicles or moving trucks are not permitted to go through the Cruise Ship Move-In process.

Move-In Appointment

With an assisted move-in process. it is essential that you know your assigned move-in day and time.

We are unable to accommodate early arrivals. UM staff will confirm your appointment time upon your arrival. Those who arrive early will be asked to come back at their assigned day and/or time. If you receive an approved room change over the course of the summer, the arrival day and time corresponding with the new room assignment should be followed.

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  • Move-In Day

    Move-In Day is assigned based on whether a student has “A1” or “A2” at the end of their room assignment.

    Monday, August 14:

    Students who have “A1” as part of their housing assignment (e.g., Mahoney-100-A1) will arrive on this day.

    Tuesday, August 15:

    Students who have “A2” as part of their housing assignment (e.g., Mahoney-100-A2) will arrive on this day.

Move-In Times

Arrival Appointment Times - Monday, August 14, 2023

Time

Hall

Room #'s

Time

Hall

Room #'s

8-8:30 a.m.

Mahoney

701-719

1-1:30 p.m.

Mahoney

320-339

Pearson

701-719

Pearson

320-339

Rosborough

1201-1212

Rosborough

701-712

Walsh

301-312

Walsh

801-812

201-203

8:30-9 a.m.

Mahoney

720-739

1:30-2 p.m.

Mahoney

340-365

Pearson

720-739

Pearson

340-365

Rosborough

1213-1222

Rosborough

713-722

Walsh

313-322

Walsh

813-822

204-206

9-9:30 a.m.

Mahoney

740-765

2-2:30 p.m.

Mahoney

501-519

Pearson

740-765

Pearson

501-519

Rosborough

1101-1112

Rosborough

601-612

Walsh

401-412

Walsh

901-912

207-208

9:30-10 a.m.

Mahoney

201-219

2:30-3 p.m.

Mahoney

520-539

Pearson

201-219

Pearson

520-539

Rosborough

1113-1122

Rosborough

613-622

Walsh

413-422

Walsh

913-922

209-210

10-10:30 a.m.

Mahoney

220-239

3-3:30 p.m.

Mahoney

540-565

Pearson

220-239

Pearson

540-565

Rosborough

1001-1012

Rosborough

501-512

Walsh

501-512

401-406

211-213

Walsh

1001-1012

10:30-11 a.m.

Mahoney

240-265

3:30-4 p.m.

Mahoney

401-419

Pearson

240-265

Pearson

401-419

Rosborough

1013-1022

Rosborough

513-522

Walsh

513-522

407-410

214-216

Walsh

1013-1022

11-11:30 a.m.

Mahoney

601-619

4-4:30 p.m.

Mahoney

420-439

Pearson

601-619

Pearson

420-439

Rosborough

901-912

Rosborough

301-312

Walsh

601-612

411-414

217-219

Walsh

1101-1112

11:30 a.m.-Noon

Mahoney

620-639

4:30-5 p.m.

Mahoney

440-465

Pearson

620-639

Pearson

440-465

Rosborough

913-922

Rosborough

313-322

Walsh

613-622

415-418

220-222

Walsh

1113-1122

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Mahoney

640-665

5-5:30 p.m.

Mahoney

102-113

Pearson

640-665

Pearson

102-113

Rosborough

801-812

Rosborough

201-212

Walsh

701-712

419-422

Walsh

1201-1212

12:30-1 p.m.

Mahoney

301-319

5:30-6 p.m.

Mahoney

114-129

Pearson

301-319

Pearson

114-129

Rosborough

813-822

Rosborough

213-222

Walsh

713-722

Walsh

1213-1222

Arrival Appointment Times - Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Time

Hall

Room #'s

Time

Hall

Room #'s

8-8:30 a.m.

Mahoney

701-719

1-1:30 p.m.

Mahoney

320-339

Pearson

701-720

Pearson

320-339

Rosborough

1201-1212

Rosborough

701-712

Walsh

301-312

Walsh

801-812

201-203

8:30-9 a.m.

Mahoney

720-739

1:30-2 p.m.

Mahoney

340-365

Pearson

721-740

Pearson

340-365

Rosborough

1213-1222

Rosborough

713-722

Walsh

313-322

Walsh

813-822

204-206

9-9:30 a.m.

Mahoney

740-765

2-2:30 p.m.

Mahoney

501-519

Pearson

741-765

Pearson

501-519

Rosborough

1101-1112

Rosborough

601-612

Walsh

401-412

Walsh

901-912

207-208

9:30-10 a.m.

Mahoney

201-219

2:30-3 p.m.

Mahoney

520-539

Pearson

201-219

Pearson

520-539

Rosborough

1113-1122

Rosborough

613-622

Walsh

413-422

Walsh

913-922

209-210

10-10:30 a.m.

Mahoney

220-239

3-3:30 p.m.

Mahoney

540-565

Pearson

220-239

Pearson

540-565

Rosborough

1001-1012

Rosborough

501-512

Walsh

501-512

401-406

211-213

Walsh

1001-1012

10:30-11 a.m.

Mahoney

240-265

3:30-4 p.m.

Mahoney

401-419

Pearson

240-265

Pearson

401-419

Rosborough

1013-1022

Rosborough

513-522

Walsh

513-522

407-410

214-216

Walsh

1013-1022

11-11:30 a.m.

Mahoney

601-619

4-4:30 p.m.

Mahoney

420-439

Pearson

601-619

Pearson

420-439

Rosborough

901-912

Rosborough

301-312

Walsh

601-612

411-414

217-219

Walsh

1101-1112

11:30 a.m.-Noon

Mahoney

620-639

4:30-5 p.m.

Mahoney

440-465

Pearson

620-639

Pearson

440-465

Rosborough

913-922

Rosborough

313-322

Walsh

613-622

415-418

220-222

Walsh

1113-1122

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Mahoney

640-665

5-5:30 p.m.

Mahoney

102-113

Pearson

640-665

Pearson

102-113

Rosborough

801-812

Rosborough

201-212

Walsh

701-712

419-422

Walsh

1201-1212

12:30-1 p.m.

Mahoney

301-319

5:30-6 p.m.

Mahoney

114-129

Pearson

301-319

Pearson

114-129

Rosborough

813-822

Rosborough

213-222

Walsh

713-722

Walsh

1213-1222

Arriving to Campus

Be sure to arrive at the beginning of your assignment appointment time, on your assigned day.

  1. Arrive to campus using the Merrick Drive entrance
    1. On your GPS, input the below address and it will bring you to the exact location where you’ll see Move-In Day staff: 1200 Walsh Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33146.
  2. Check in at Lakeside Village Expo Center
    1. From the temporary parking lot you’ll be directed to upon your arrival, follow signs to the LSV Expo Center to go through Centralized Check In where you will:
      1. Receive your ‘Cane Card.
      2. Check into your on-campus housing assignment and receive your pass to go through Cruise Ship Move-In.
      3. Check into ‘Cane Kickoff.
      4. Connect with ‘Canes Central and Student Accounts if needed.
    2. To help prevent congestion inside Centralized Check-In, please bring only one family member with you inside.
    3. Have your Move-In Day QR code on the Housing Portal pulled up and ready to show the staff member at the front door.
    4. After going through Centralized Check-In, you’ll return to your car and prepare for Cruise Ship Move-In!
  3. Cruise Ship Move-In
    1. Follow directional signage and parking staff to navigate to your designated unload spot for your residential area.
    2. Cruise Ship Move-In staff will unload your vehicle into bins and take your belongings up to your room while you go and park your vehicle.
  4. Park in long-term parking
    1. For Mahoney or Pearson residents, park in the Mahoney/Pearson garage.
    2. For Stanford residents, you will park in Levante Garage and follow signage or use the campus map to navigate back to Stanford Residential College.

Please note only one vehicle per student is permitted to go through Cruise Ship Move-In, and only one time. U-Haul type vehicles or moving trucks are not permitted.

After Hours Arrivals

Arriving after 6 p.m. on Monday, August 14 or Tuesday, August 15 or on a different day:

  1. Proceed directly to your residential area’s front desk. Specific locations can be found here.
  2. You can receive your pre-printed ‘Cane Card or a temporary access card from the front desk. A limited number of moving carts may be available.

What to Bring

In addition to the suggested packing list below, remember to view specific information about each of our residential areas, including room layouts, included amenities, and more. You should also consult our Guide to Living on Campus to become familiar with our policies and procedures for living on campus.

As you complete your packing list, also review Green U's move-in resources to start the year with an environmentally conscious approach to living on campus

  • Microwave and/or mini-fridge
  • Coffee maker (only machines with no open heat element)
  • Cups, dishes, and silverware
  • Can opener
  • Food storage containers
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Travel coffee mug

  • Sheet set (review bed sizes specific to each of our residential areas)
  • Mattress pad
  • Bed risers (may not lift the bed higher than 24" off the ground)

  • Shower shoes
  • Towel set
  • Shower caddy
  • Tissues
  • Broom and mop
  • Air freshener
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Laundry detergent/fabric softener
  • Dish soap/sponge
  • Personal cleaning supplies
  • Small vacuum
  • Personal protection equipment (face coverings, gloves, hand sanitizer, etc.)

  • School supplies (notebooks, pens, etc.)
  • Chargers and cables for electronic devices
  • Closet and drawer organizers
  • Garbage bags
  • Rain gear and umbrella
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Desk/floor lamp
  • Batteries
  • UL-Listed multi-outlet strip/surge protector
  • Removable adhesive hooks
  • Prescription medications
  • Identification documents (passports, license, etc.)
  • Business Attire (check out the Toppel Career Center’s graphic for Dressing for Success)

The University has ended its partnership with BedLoft (including its MicroFridge rental program) and will no longer allow students to loft their beds.

  • Candles and incense (used or unused)
  • Hookah pipes (used or unused)
  • Outdoor grills (charcoal or propane)
  • Items with an open heating element (i.e. George Foreman Grills)
  • Pets (Other than fish in a 10-gallon tank or less)
  • Extension cords
  • Weapons
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Beer pong table, funnel, kegs, etc. (regardless of age)
  • Alcohol
  • Non-prescription drugs
  • "Hoverboards"
  • Lava lamps or lights with halogen bulbs

Note: students may not have prohibited items even if used for decorative purposes only (i.e. empty alcohol bottles).

Start Clean, Move-In Green!

Shipping Packages to Campus

Mail and packages for residential students, except for those living in University Village, are processed by The UPS Store in Lakeside Village. Resident students can ship items to campus ahead of their move in day, and The UPS Store is able to begin accepting items for new students on Friday, August 11, 2023. Any items received prior to this date will be rejected.

Each student is given a specific and unique mailing address to use at The UPS Store. This information will be provided during the first week of August. Do not attempt to send anything until you receive your unique-to-you virtual mailbox number that corresponds to the street address. Mailing address information will be available in the Housing Portal by the end of the July.

Vendor Information

Property Insurance

Via On-Campus Housing Portal

Personal property insurance is strongly recommended should any valuable belongings become stolen or damaged.

Laundry Services

Ongoing

Tide Cleaners is the only approved laundry service for resident students. By enrolling in Tide Cleaners laundry service, you save up to 80 more hours over the academic year!

Students, Faculty & Staff bring dirty laundry to our secured laundry lockers conveniently located across campus. Tide Cleaners separates by color, then washes, dries, and folds your clothes into a tidy package for return to campus two business days later. Service runs August-May.

On-Campus Housing Portal

Your on-campus housing assignment, roommate information and your mailing address (once released) are always available in your On-Campus Housing Portal.

To view details about your on-campus housing assignment in the portal: 

  1. Log in to the Housing Portal 
  2. Once inside the housing portal, select Application
  3. Your assignment is listed within the box titled Academic Year 2023-2024 
  4. Your mailing address (once released) will also be available on this page

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