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Move In

Residence Halls & Greek Court Move In
Thursday, August 21st at 9:00 a.m.

University Apartments 
Thursday, August 21st, 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Friday, August 22nd, 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Saturday, August 23rd, 7:00 a.m. - Noon

University Court
Thursday, August 21st 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, August 22nd, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 23rd, Noon - 3:00 p.m.


Each resident should report to the residence hall or apartment complex which they are assigned for check-in. At check-in residents will receive their keys, a Student Calendar/Handbook, and a room condition form. It's important to fill out the room condition form as accurately as possible, and note if there are any pre-existing facility issues. This will allow staff to better address those issues and provide a clear record of responsibility.

Housing and Dining Services
Office Opening Hours

Housing:(217) 581-5111
Dining: (217) 581-5733
Thursday, August 21st 
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 22nd 
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 23rd 
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Take advantage of our extended Housing & Dining office hours on Thursday – Saturday to purchase dining dollars. Come in early to beat the rush!


  • After a busy day of moving your student in, please join us for a complimentary meal in the South Quad on Thursday, August 21 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Dining Centers open Friday, August 22 during their regular scheduled hours. Check the menu for what is being served and specific times. Dining dollars can be used in the University Food Court and Java B & B as soon as you arrive on campus.


Prior to Move In:

After Move In:

Assignment Newsletter Dining Menu/Serving Times
What to Bring/Not Bring Reporting Room Repairs
What to Do Upon Arrival Getting Involved on Campus
Campus Map


Bringing your computer
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Renters Insurance   
Move-In Newsletter