Move In

Get packed, it’s time to move in to your residence hall! Make sure that you have a valid housing contract for the term that you’re moving into, and prepare to enjoy the true college experience at the University of Florida!

Before You Arrive

There are a couple of things that you should definitely take care of before you arrive at UF.

Click Here for Information to Setup DHNet Internet Services

Purchase a Parking Decal

Review Community Standards

Decorating Restrictions, pet policy, and more!

IRHA Packing List

Remember an Ethernet cord

Mailing Packages

Mail all packages for arrival AFTER you move in. Please pick up packages promptly with a picture ID due to limited storage space at the area desks.

Move-In Basics

Here is everything that you need to know about move-in day!

Summer A/C 2014

Current and New Residents: May 8, 2014 at Noon

*No appointments needed

Summer B 2014

Current and New Residents: June 25, 2014 at Noon

*Check-In Appointment information sent in May or June with Move In dates

Fall 2014

Current and New Residents: August 19, 2014 at 8am

*Check-In Appointment information sent in July with Move In dates

*Check-In (or Move-In) appointments are limited by day and time. This process is in place to help traffic, emergency access, and overcrowding areas so you have a positive move-in experience.

 

You will need:

  • Gator1 or Driver’s License
  • $10 cash for an Activity Card.  For access to the Area Government events all year (like fun Welcome Week events!) and equipment in your area. This is a great chance to get involved, meet other residents, and have fun before classes start.
  • Bring help & a cart. A few carts may be available from area desks.
  • Drink Water & Use Sunscreen

Student must be present to check-in

Family members may not check-in for their student

Early check-in is not permitted

Staff are working hard to prepare halls and rooms for your arrival, so please arrive during your scheduled appointment time or an open time. Sorry, no exceptions.

No family pets

(dogs, cats, snakes, etc.)

Elevators

  • Available in all buildings, except Murphree, Fletcher, Sledd, Thomas, Buckman, & Keys
  • Limited use to 1 trip and 1 person with belongings may apply due to high demand.
  • Traditional Halls may have a 1 trip restriction

Parking

Unload your vehicle then move it to a permanent parking lot.

Unloading Parking (5-10 Min)

  • Someone must stay with your vehicle at all times or you may be ticketed or towed
  • Short Term Unloading locations: Red Lot, Housing service drive, or on the side of a roadway. Do not block traffic.
  • Restricted Areas (May be ticketed or towed): Brown lots, reserved spaces, disabled parking spaces, car pool spaces, no parking zones, fire lanes, sidewalks, bike lanes, or on the grass. No unauthorized parking from 7:30am -4:30pm M-F in Orange, Blue, or Gated Lots.

Parking After Unloading

  • Immediately move your vehicle after unloading
  • Student Parking Lots: Red 1, All Red, Green, or “Any Decal” lot. Decal restrictions are lifted for a very short time in these lots. Visitors with disabled parking placards may use disabled parking spaces. Students with disabled parking placards may use disabled parking spaces during check-in and then must purchase UF disabled student decals.

Transfers/Swaps

Transfers or Mutual Swaps cannot occur until after add/drop is over.

Information is located here: http://www.housing.ufl.edu/undergrad/resources/room-transfers/

 

Area Specific Questions

Beaty Towers: 352-392-6111

Broward/Rawlings: 352-392-6051

Yulee, Mallory, Reid: 352-392-6101

Graham Area (Graham, Simpson, Trusler): 352-392-6021

Murphree Area (Sledd, Buckman, Thomas, Fletcher, Murphree): 352-392-6091

Tolbert Area (North, East, Riker, Tolbert, Weaver): 352-392-6031

Jennings: 352-392-6061

Springs Complex: 352-392-0459

Lakeside Complex: 352-392-1453

Keys Complex: 352-392-8107

Hume Halls 352-392-6011

Recommended Packing List

All rooms are fully furnished with an extra-long bed and mattress, a dresser, a desk, a chair, a closet/wardrobe per resident. There is also a trash can and closet/blinds per every room. Remember that all furniture must remain in student rooms.

Conveniently and quickly order your back-to-school supplies at: www.rhl.org/ufl

Click here for our Move-in Checklist you can print!

 

Bedding

  • Comforter/Blanket
  • Mattress Pad
  • Extra Long Twin Sheets
  • Pillow(s)
  • NOTE: Mattresses are 80″ long x 36″ wide x 7″ thick in all halls except Springs Residential Complex. (Springs Mattresses are 80″ long x 39″ wide x 7″ thick)

School Supplies

  • Stapler
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Hole Punch
  • Paper
  • Required Computer
  • Backpack
  • Pens & Pencils & Highlighters
  • Post-It Flags
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Organizing & Decorations

  • Closet Organizer/Stacking Shelves
  • Adhesive for hanging posters
    • “sticky tack”
    • 3M Command Adhesive Hooks
  • Mirror
  • Hangers
  • Closet Curtain
  • Shower Caddy
  • More ideas:www.pinterest.com/ufhousing

Electrical Appliances

Kitchen

  • Pots/Pans
  • Strainer/Colander
  • Pot Holder
  • Measuring Cup
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Small Containers w/ Lids
  • Can Opener
  • Dishes (cups, mugs, bowls, plates)
  • Silverware
  • Cleaning Supplies

Personal Items

  • Clothes (including “dressy” outfits)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Fabric Softener
  • Laundry Basket or Bag
  • Umbrella
  • Bike & Bike Helmet

Shower Supplies

  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Hand Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Tote or Bucket
  • Shower Shoes
  • Robe