Move-In Information

Returning Students

Move-In Day: Sunday, August 25, 10 am-3 pm

  • Check-in at your residence hall or at the Center for Campus Life (Mortenson Center) if you are living in a theme house or apartment.
  • Returning students are welcome to check-in anytime after Sunday at 10 a.m. through the start of fall semester classes. Please plan to arrive and check-in during scheduled move-in times or during regular business hours (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). If you will be living in a residence hall and arriving/checking-in after hours, call the on-call Viking Advisor (VA). On-call phone numbers are posted at all residence hall entrances.
  • Theme House and apartment residents who must arrive after hours should contact the Center for Campus Life (605-274-5215 or during regular hours - your key will be available for pick-up at the Commons Information Desk (Campus Safety).
  • Please Note: Out of courtesy to staff with many duties during these first days of the semester, please refrain from early morning and late night arrivals (before 7 a.m. and after 10 p.m.).


Early Arrivals

Students who need to arrive before residential communities open for fall semester must be approved through the Campus Life office. Please visit Early Arrivals to submit your request.


Dining Services

The fall semester meal plan begins with dinner on Sunday, August 25.


Got Questions?

We’re here for you! Contact the Center for Campus Life at 605.274.5215 or for additional move-in information.


Move-in information for new students (first-years and transfers)