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! Interested in being a Gator Aide? Visit the page here:

Move-In Basics

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

Summer A 2017

May 4-8, 2017

Summer B 2017

June 21-25

*Appointments are required. Information will be emailed prior to move-in.

Fall 2017

Thursday August 17: Freshman and Transfers*

Friday August 18 – Sunday August, 20: Any Resident*

*Appointments are required. Information will be emailed prior to move-in.

**Certain University sponsored groups may move in prior to August 17.

Things To Bring

All rooms are fully furnished with an extra-long Twin bed and mattress (Cypress Hall and Keys Complex have XL Full beds), 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:

Our Campus Market


Residence Hall Linens at Our Campus Market

Care Package Program

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  • Order Here
  • 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). Cypress Hall and some Keys buildings have XL full beds that are  (54×80) 7 1/2″ thick.

School Supplies

  • Stapler
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Hole Punch
  • Paper
  • 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

Electrical Appliances


  • 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

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


Move In Maps

Directions and maps are linked please hover over the Area or Hall and you will be able to download the linked PDF.

Beaty Towers

Broward Area: Broward Hall • Rawlings Hall

Graham Area: Graham Hall • Trusler Hall • Simpson Hall

Hume Area: Hume West

Infinity HallTransportation Information

Jennings Hall

Lakeside Complex

Murphree Area: Murphree Hall • Sledd Hall • Fletcher Hall • Buchman Hall • Thomas Hall

Springs Complex

Keys Complex

Tolbert Area: East Hall • North Hall • Riker Hall • Tolbert Hall • Weaver Hall

Yulee Area: Cypress •  Mallory Hall • Yulee Hall Reid Hall


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! Per fire safety regulations, residents are not permitted to hang items from the tops of the residence hall doors – i.e. mirrors, towel hooks, etc.  Residents may mount items to their doors using 3M command strips and/or painters tape.

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.


You will need:

  • Gator1 or Driver’s License
  • $15 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 move-in

Family members may not check-in for their student

Early move-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.)


  • 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


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

Information is located here:


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

Infinity Hall:  352-392-9675



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