Wilkes University

Move In Day

Move In Day

Move in day for first year students is the Friday prior to the first day of fall semester.  Upperclassman move in over the course of the week prior to the start of classes each year.

Athletes move in to their permanent spaces prior to the beginning of camp. This date is set by the Office of Athletics.


Dining Plans:

All Colonel meal plans begin Friday, August 28 for dinner. If you have any specific questions or concerns, please give us a call!  



Move-In DayBelow you will find your designated move in dates & times, key pick-up instructions, and move in directions.  We look forward to seeing you in August! 

Move In Dates, Summer 2015

  • Friday, August 14: Resident Assistants
  • Friday, August 14**: Football
  • Tuesday, August 18**: Remaining Fall Sports
  • Monday, August 24*: UT PH (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) &  UT 5 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, August 25*: UT 12 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) & UT 4 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, August 26*: UT 11 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) &  UT 3 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Thursday, August 27*: UT 7 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) &  UT 2 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.), All Transfer Students (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) 
  • Friday, August 28*: All First-year Students (Please see instructions schedule below), UT 6 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) & UT 1 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Saturday, August 29*: UT 9 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.),  UT 10 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.), UT 8 (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.), Rifkin Hall (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.), 40 West Floor 4 (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.) 40 West Floor 5 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Sunday, August 30*: (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) Upperclassman in mansion style halls
  • Monday, August 31: First Day of Classes

*If the above is not feasible, please call the Office of Residence Life at (570) 408-4350 before August 6th.

**Early arrival athletes will pick up their key from their coach.  All paperwork must be turned in to Health and Wellness services prior to move in. 

 FY Student Move In Times

  • 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
    • Barre 3rd floor
    • Evans 4th floor
    • Pearsall 3rd floor
    • Roth 3rd floor
    • Slocum 3rd floor
    • Sturdevant 3rd floor
    • Waller North & Waller South 3rd floor
  • 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    • Barre 2nd floor
    • Doane 2nd Floor
    • Evans 3rd floor
    • Roth 2nd floor
    • Slocum 2nd floor
    • Sturdevant 2nd floor
    • Waller North & Waller South 2nd floor
  • 10 a.m. to 12 noon
    • Barre 1st floor
    • Doane 1st Floor
    • Evans 2nd and 1st floor
    • Pearsall 1st floor
    • Roth 1st floor
    • Slocum 1st floor
    • Sturdevant 1st floor
    • Waller North & Waller South 1st floor 

Key Pick-Up Instructions

  • First Year Students: If you are moving in on Friday, August 28th, please pick up your keys at the Student Union Building (SUB) prior to move in. We will be in the SUB until 2 pm. 
  • Transfer Students: Please pick up your keys at Passan Hall on the 3rd floor prior to move in.
  • Upperclassman in Mansion Style Halls: Please pick up your keys at Passan Hall on the 3rd floor prior to move in.
  • University Towers Residents: Please pick up your keys at University Towers prior to move in.
  • Upperclassman in Rifkin & 40 West Hall: Please pick up your keys at Passan Hall on the 3rd floor prior to move in.

Move-In and Unloading Information  

  • North End Halls
    Catlin Hall, Evans Hall, Roth Hall, Sterling Hall and Weiss Hall
    After you pick up your keys, drive down River Street and make a right onto Northampton. 
    On Friday: There will be police officers / public safety officers directing traffic. There will be individuals there to help unload your vehicle. Please park in the UCOM Parkade once all belongings are unloaded. Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee.  The city will ticket overdue cars. 
  • North End Halls
    Rifkin Hall, Weiss Hall and Sterling Hall

    After you pick up your keys, drive down River Street and make a right onto Northampton. 
    The parking lot behind your building is for unloading only. Please park in the UCOM Parkade once all belongings are unloaded.
  • West River Street Halls
    Barre Hall, Doane Hall, Waller North Hall, Waller South Hall

    After you pick up your keys, drive to West River Street. The wrap around driveway and street parking is for unloading only (Doane, Waller North, and Waller South). There will be individuals there to help unload your vehicle. Please park in the UCOM Parkade once all belongings are unloaded. Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee. The city will ticket overdue cars.
  • Franklin Street Halls
    40 West, Fortinsky Hall, Pearsall Hall, Schiowitz Hall and Sturdevant Hall

    After you pick up your keys, drive to Franklin Street, in front of your building. The parking meters will be bagged, but this is only for unloading your vehicle. There will be individuals there to help unload your vehicle. Please park in the UCOM Parkade once all belongings are unloaded. Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee. The city will ticket overdue cars.
  • South River Street Halls- FY Students
    Ross Hall, Slocum Hall, Sullivan Hall

    After you pick up your keys, drive to South River Street.  Please park in the parking lot across the street from Sullivan Hall. There will be individuals there to help unload your vehicle. Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee. The city will ticket overdue cars.
  • South River Street Halls
    Ross Hall, Sullivan Hall 
    After you pick up your keys, drive to South River Street. Please park in the parking lot across the street from Sullivan Hall. There will be individuals there to help unload your vehicle.  Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee. The city will ticket overdue cars.
  • University Towers
    Check in at University Towers. The parking lot behind and along the side of University Towers is for unloading only. Please park in the UCOM Parkade once all belongings are unloaded. Meter parking is available, but you must pay the fee. The city will ticket overdue cars.
     

 



Suggested Packing List

View Photos from Past Move-In Days below!

 


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