Recent Searches

Loading Search Results...
Loading Directory Results...



Recent Pages

Recent Searches

EIU Housing

Move-in Guide banner


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 Spring 2023

  • On-campus can move in starting Friday, January 6 at 9 a.m.

Each resident should report to the residence hall or apartment complex which they are assigned at their pre-registered time to check-in.

icon of checklist

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

What to Bring/Not Bring
Furniture in Rooms
Microwave and Fridge Rental 
What to Do Upon Arrival
Campus Map

Move In Map

Residence Halls & Greek Court  
Friday, January 6 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, January 710:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 810:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

University Court
Friday, January 6 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, January 7 - Noon - 3:00 p.m. 
Sunday, January 8Noon - 3:00 p.m. 

University Apartments 
By appointment only. 

Housing and Dining Services Office Opening Hours
Tuesday, January 3 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, January 4 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Thursday, January 5 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Friday, January 6 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, August 21 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Housing: 217-581-5111  Dining: 217-581-5733

icon of burger

Hungry? We've got you covered.    

The Dining Centers will open for with Thomas Dining for Brunch on Saturday, January 7, at 11 a.m.  Take a look at the dining menus at

search icon

Important information/ FAQ


Bringing your computer

Renters Insurance

Room Setup Guide


Already here? Let's get you settled.


Dining Menu/Serving Times

Reporting Room Repairs/Work Order Form

Alert EIU

WI-FI, Safe Connect,
and Computer Connectivity

Movies On Demand

Getting Involved on Campus

Related Pages

Contact Information

Housing & Dining Services

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

Take the next step

apply now
schedule a visit