Move-In 2020

The following information, including dates and processes, are subject to change. Please return to this page and check your CatMail regularly for updates. 


To help make your transition to college life as smooth as possible, Move-In information will be posted here throughout the summer. Don’t forget to check your CatMail email frequently so you don’t miss important emails – like instructions for completing your Pre-Arrival Online Check-In.

Move-In Dates


Move-In Assistance

In order to provide a socially-distanced and efficient Move-In experience, please know assistance from Move-In Crew Volunteers may not be available this year. We will have large rolling cardboard bins and hand trucks (dollies) available at each dorm to assist you should you wish to use them, or you are more than welcome to bring your own.

We also encourage you to limit the number of people helping you Move-In. If possible, please consider reducing the amount of personal belongings you bring with you to campus. Doing so well help ensure you have a quick and easy unloading process.

Move-In Time

You will select your Move-In day and time when you complete your pre-arrival Online Check-In (inside your housing application) in late-July. 

If you are planning on arriving after 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, please notify the Housing office at 520-621-6501 or

Special Groups Move-In

If you are a part of an authorized group that has an authorized early Move-In you will be notified of your Move-In date by your group. Below are the groups that typically Move-In early. You may be charged a $55/day early Move-In fee through Wednesday, August 19. Please contact your group.

Sorority Recruitment

If you are going through Sorority Recruitment, please contact your group.

Fraternity Recruitment

If you are going through Fraternity Recruitment, please contact your group.

HI Team

If you are selected as a member of HI Team, you will move into your room Friday, August 14 between 1-4PM. There is no fee for your early Move-In.

Global Orientation
If you are attending Global Orientation, you may Move-In on Friday, August 14 after 1PM or Saturday, August 15 during your selected Move-In time. There is an early Move-In fee of $55 per day through Wednesday, August 19. These fees will be charged to your University account upon check-in.
If arriving after the designated desk hours on August 14 or August 15, please call the Resident Assistant On Duty number, which will be posted at the entrance of each building. Students wishing to check-in outside of these designated Move-In days and times will be accommodated on a case by case basis, however Friday, August 14 is the earliest Move-In date available. Contact the main Housing office line at 520-621-6501 or email to provide notification that your arrival that will be outside of the available dates and/or times.
Bear Down Camp

Bear Down Camp participants will move into your room Saturday, August 15 during your Move-In time. There will be a flat early Move-In fee charged to your bursar account.

Pride of Arizona Marching Band

If you are a Pride of Arizona student, you can move into your room Friday, August 14 between 1-4PM. There will be a flat early Move-In fee charged to your bursar account.

Summer School

Summer school students will move into your academic year room Wednesday, August 12 between 1-5PM.

Select Theme Communities

Residents of the APIDA Scholars, Building Leaders and Creating Knowledge, Casa Ollin and O'odham Ki: theme communities will move into your room Saturday, August 15 during your Move-In time. There is no fee for your early Move-In.


ROTC will Move-In Friday, August 14 between 8-10AM.

Honors Village

Unless you are a part of one of the above special groups, residents of the Honors Village dorm will move in during your Move-In time on either Thursday, August 20 or Friday, August 21