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We can't wait for you to check in to your new home at Eastern Illinois University! Move-In Day is a busy and exciting time for both students and parents. We are sure that you have a lot of questions about your new home away from home. If you are unable to find the answers here, call the Housing and Dining Services Office. 

Move-In Fall 2022

  • New Incoming Freshmen and New Transfer Students will move back to campus Thursday, August 18.

  • Returning Students will be permitted to back to campus between Friday, August 19, and Sunday, August 21.  

  • Early Arrivals – Students who are part of an early arrival group must still register through the move-in sign-up system. Your move-in date/time will be communicated to you by your program director/leader/supervisor/coach/etc. and you will be able to choose a morning or afternoon block to move in on your scheduled date. Please visit the early arrival page to determine if this applies to you.

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Ready to move in? Let’s start talking details.

 

Each resident should report to the residence hall or apartment complex to which they are assigned for check-in. At check-in, residents will receive their keys.  A picture ID is required such as your panther card, driver’s license, state ID, passport, or military ID.

Important check-in process steps (Updates Coming Soon)

What to Bring/Not Bring Move-In Guide Emails:
Furniture in Rooms Assignment Guide (Link Coming Soon)
Microwave and Fridge Rental Move-In Guide (Link Coming Soon)
What to Do Upon Arrival  
Campus Map  

Early Arrival Details

 


Move In Map

Residence Halls & Greek Court  
Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
Friday, August 19 at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, August 20 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

University Court
 
Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Friday, August 19 at 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, August 20 at Noon - 3:00 p.m. 
Sunday, August 21 at Noon - 3:00 p.m. 

University Apartments 
By appointment only. 

Housing and Dining Services Office Opening Hours
Monday, August 15 at 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, August 16 at 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, August 17  at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Friday, August 20 at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Housing: 217-581-5111  Dining: 217-581-5733
 

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Hungry? We've got you covered.    

Take advantage of our extended Housing & Dining office hours Thursday – Saturday to purchase dining dollars. 

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Important information/ FAQ

 

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Renters Insurance

Room Setup Guide

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Dining Menu/Serving Times

Reporting Room Repairs/Work Order Form

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Getting Involved on Campus

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Contact Information

Housing & Dining Services

MLK Jr., University Union,
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-5111
Fax: 217-581-6489


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