The Office of Residence Life looks forward to welcoming new and continuing students back to the residence halls for the Spring 2021 semester. The move-in process has been extended to provide students and families more flexibility.
It is important that all students and guests who come on campus do a self-check for COVID-19 symptoms. If anyone has a fever or symptoms or has been around anyone with symptoms, please do not come to campus.
Students and guests of new students are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as facial coverings for move-in. Facial coverings are required since it will be challenging to maintain physical distance.
We strongly encourage students bring only minimal items to the residence halls and not to bring in large furniture. Moving trucks and box trucks will not be permitted. Move-in assistance will not be provided however a limited number of move-in carts will be available for student use in each residence hall.
The arrival process has been extended to provide students and families more flexibility and reduce congestion on campus. For Spring 2021, students will select their own move-in appointment time during an extended move-in process. Students have been emailed appointment setting instructions.
- Early move-in appointments will be offered beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13.
- Although early arrival appointments will begin on Jan. 13, please note, the University meal plan and Week of Welcome (WOW!) activities will begin on Jan. 15.
- New international student check in and move in is Jan. 13-14.
- New student move-in appointments will be offered Wednesday, Jan. 13—Friday, Jan. 15.
- Continuing student move-in appointments will be offered evenings Wednesday, Jan. 13–Friday, Jan. 15 and all day Saturday, Jan. 16–Monday, Jan. 18.
We strongly encourage that students do not arrange their travel until they have a confirmed move-in appointment time. It is important that families and students arrive on the day and time assigned to them to prevent excessive traffic and congestion on campus and improve the move-in experience for the thousands of students and guests arriving on campus.
Additionally, we must limit the number of family members or friends to two per new student. Continuing students should not bring guests into the residence halls. More information regarding residential arrival and assignments has been communicated to the student’s Spartan email address from the Office of Residence Life.
The countdown to move-in has started, with Instagram pics and Twitter posts, by new UT students who are #UTampaBound.