Move-In Schedule

Move In begins at 8:00am and will continue until approximately 4:00pm        

  • Sojourner Truth Apartments (College Avenue Apartments) (All residents)
    • 8:00am-9:30am – 2nd floor
    • 9:30-11:00am – 3rd floor
    • 11:00am-12:30pm – 4th floor
    • 12:30pm-1:30pm – 5th floor
    • 1:30pm-2:30pm – 6th and 7th floors
    • 2:30pm-3:30pm – 8th, 9th, and 10th floors
    • 3:30pm-4:30pm – 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th floors
  • All Easton Avenue Apartments residents (All residents)
  • International Student Move in (All campuses)

Move In begins at 8:00am and will continue until approximately 5:00pm

Busch Campus

  • Allen Hall (Douglass Residential College Computer Science Living-Learning Community students ONLY)
  • Barr Hall (All residents, including Honors Engineering)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Mattia Hall (All residents, including Douglass Residential College Women in Engineering LLC)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • B.E.S.T. Hall (All residents, including Health and Medicine Living-Learning Community)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • McCormick Suites (SAS Honors Special Interest Community ONLY. The remainder of McCormick residents will move in with continuing and upper class students on Sept. 2)

College Avenue Campus

  • Honors College Building (First-year Honors College students ONLY)
    o   8 a.m. – 9 a.m. – 3 North (DRC Women)
    o   9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – 5 North and 5 East
    o   10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. – 5 South
    o   11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – 4 North and 4 East
    o   1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – 4 South
    o   2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – 3 South and 3 East
    o   3 p.m. – 4 p.m. – 2 North and 2 East
    o   4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – 2 South
  • Brett Hall (SAS Honors ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Campbell Hall (Leadership Living-Learning Community students ONLY)
  • Clothier Hall (SAS Transfer Knights students ONLY)
  • Hegeman Hall (Latin Images and Asian American Identities LLC students ONLY)
  • Leupp Hall (French Language and Culture Living-Learning Community students ONLY)
  • Pell Hall (Latin Images and Asian American Identities LLC students ONLY)
  • Wessels Hall (French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, and Paul Robeson Living-Learning Communities ONLY)

Cook/Douglass Campus

All first-year and transfer students in the following buildings, regardless of Douglass Residential College (DRC) affiliation:

  • Woodbury-Bunting Cobb (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Katzenbach Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Jameson Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Henderson Apartments (Transfer students ONLY)
  • New Gibbons (Rainbow Perspective students ONLY)
  • Helyar House (New students ONLY)-20 students
  • Perry Hall (RU-TV Weather Watchers Living-Learning Community students ONLY)

Livingston Campus

  • Livingston Apartments (All residents)
  • Livingston North Tower (First-year students and SAS Honors students ONLY)
  • Livingston Quad III Discovery Houses (first-year Discovery House students in House 33, Business; House 34 Law and Political Science; and House 35 Psychology ONLY)

* If you are a first-year or transfer Douglass Residential College (DRC) student and your residence hall is NOT listed anywhere above, you will still move in on Thursday, August 30, 2018, but must pick up your key at your corresponding campus office:

Busch Campus: 55 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ
College Avenue Campus: 590 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ (Clothier Hall)
Cook/Douglass Campus: 45 Biel Road West, New Brunswick, NJ
Livingston Campus: 70 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ

Move In begins at 8:00am and will continue until approximately 3:00pm

First-year and transfer students who do not belong to a select early arrival community will move in on Friday, August 31.

Move-in for first-years and transfer students (ONLY) in the following communities begins at 8am on and will continue until approximately 3pm:

Busch Campus

  • Allen Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Metzger Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)

College Avenue Campus

  • Brett Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Hardenbergh (transfer students ONLY)
  • Tinsley Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Clothier Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 10am – 8th, 7th, 6th & 5th floors
    • 10am – 12pm – 4th & 3rd floors
    • 12pm – 2pm – 2nd & 1st floors
  • Mettler Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Stonier Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor and 5th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Demarest Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 9:30am – 4th floor
    • 9:30am – 11am – 3rd floor
    • 11am – 12:30pm – 2nd floor
    • 12:30pm – 2pm – 1st floor
  • Frelinghuysen Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
    • 8am – 10am – 5th & 6th floors
    • 10am – 12pm – 3rd & 4th floors
    • 12pm – 2pm – 1st & 2nd floors

Cook/Douglass Campus

  • Lippincott Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Nicholas Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Perry Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Voorhees Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • New Gibbons Hall (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Newell Apartments (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Starkey Apartments (First-year and transfer students ONLY)

Livingston Campus

  • Livingston South Tower (First-year and transfer students ONLY)
  • Quad I, II, III (First-year and transfer students ONLY)

No Designated Move-In on this date due to Rutgers Football home game against Texas State at 12pm. Click here to claim student tickets.

Move In begins at 8:00am and will continue until approximately 4:00pm (each day)

All remaining continuing and upper-class students who are not a part of a select early arrival community will move in on Sunday-Monday, Sept. 2-3.

Key Pick-Up Information

Busch Campus

Sunday, August 26

International students: Students can check-in/pick-up their keys at their residence hall beginning at 8am.

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Thursday, August 30

Barr, BEST, Mattia, Allen (DRC LLC ONLY), McCormick Suites (SAS Honors ONLY): Students can check-in/pick-up their keys at their residence hall from 8am-5pm.

Friday, August 31

Allen, Metzger Hall: Students can check-in/pick-up their keys at their residence hall from 8am-2:30pm. Students arriving after 2:30pm should pick up their keys at the Busch Residence Life Office.

Sunday-Monday, September 2-3
Continuing and upper-class students: Students can check-in/pick-up their keys at their residence hall from 8am-5pm.

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College Avenue Campus

Sunday, August 26

Frelinghuysen (international students): Key pick up in lobby until 5pm. After 5pm, please contact duty number (posted on door). Cars can unload in front of hall on George Street, but have to move car immediately after.

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University Center Apartments: Parking Deck open from 7am to 11:59pm. Students must move cars out of deck after unloading to the College Avenue deck. Key pick up in in parking deck at entrance to hall.

Sojourner Truth Apartments: Students arrive at assigned time based on apartment assignment and stage cars in Lot 16 off of George Street behind Milledoler and Murray Halls. RUPD will direct to hall for unloading and direct cars to immediately move and park in the College Avenue deck. Cars will line up along Somerset Street in the spots with bagged meters and along the yellow curb on Union Street. There will be tables for bin check out under the arch by Surf Taco/Convenient Store and on Union Street at the top of the access road.

Thursday, August 30

Honors College: Students should plan to arrive at assigned time based on room assignment.  Cars staged along Seminary Place. Move-In Crew/RUPD will direct cars to unload.

Hegeman, Pell, Leupp, Wessels (Paul Robeson, Latin Images, French, Asian-American Images and Identities): Key pick-up from gazebo until 5pm. Cars turn off Bishop Place into residence hall area, staged by RUPD to unload and leave area. Please contact duty RA number (posted signs) for late arrivals.

Brett Hall (SAS Honors): Key pick-up in the main lounge until 5pm. Cars turn off Bishop Place into residence hall area, staged by RUPD to unload and leave area. Please contact duty RA number (posted signs) for late arrivals.

Campbell Hall (Leadership LLC): Key pick-up in the Campbell Lobby/Lounge until 5pm. Cars will be directed by RUPD to park and unload as possible along George Street. Please contact duty RA number (posted signs) for late arrivals.

Friday, August 31

Brett, Clothier, Mettler, Tinsley, Demarest, Stonier, Frelinghuysen, Hardenbergh Halls: Key pick-up at each residence hall until 2pm. Between 2PM-5PM key pick-up will be at Residence Life Office at Clothier Hall. After 5pm, please contact duty RA number (posted signs) for late arrivals.

Sunday-Monday, September 2-3
Continuing and upper-class students: Key pick-up at each residence hall until 5pm.

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Cook/Douglass Campus

Sunday, August 26

International students: Key pick-up for international students will be located at the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office from 8am-5pm.

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Thursday, August 30

Helyar: Key pick-up will be located in the Helyar main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Henderson: Key pick-up will be located in the Henderson main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Jameson: Key pick-up will be located in the Jameson H lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Katzenbach: Key pick-up will be located in the Katzenbach main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

New Gibbons: Key pick-up will be located in the BL recreation lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Perry (RU-tv WeatherWatchers): Key pick-up will be located at the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Woodbury-Bunting Cobb: Key pick-up will be located in the Woodbury main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 12:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Friday, August 31

Jameson (Honors students): Key pick-up will be located in the Jameson H lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 1:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Perry/Voorhees: Key pick-up will be located in the courtyard between Perry and Voorhees (under tent) from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 1:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Lippincott: Key pick-up will be located in the Lippincott main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 1:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Newell, Starkey Apartments: Key pick-up will be located in the tent at the end of Lot 99D from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 1:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

Nicholas: Key pick-up will be located in the Nicholas main lounge from 8am-12pm. Students arriving between 1:30pm-5pm should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office.

*Non-Douglass Residential College (DRC) students should check-in at the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office for DRC buildings.

Sunday-Monday, September 2-3
Continuing and upper-class students: Students should pick up their keys from the Cook/Douglass Residence Life Office from 8am-5pm.

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Livingston Campus

Sunday, August 26
International Students: Students eligible to move in during this time period can pick up their keys from the Livingston Campus Office located in the Lynton South Tower between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2 a.m.

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Thursday, August 30
Livingston Apartments (All residents): Check in for Buildings B and C will take place in their respective lobbies. Check in for Building A will be outside of the main entrance.

Livingston North Tower (First-year students and SAS Honors students ONLY): Check in will take place outside of the North Tower in the grassy area by Lucy Stone Circle.

Livingston Quad III Discovery Houses (first-year Discovery House students in House 33, Law and Political Science; House 34 Business; and House 35 Psychology ONLY): Quad III Discovery House students will pick up their keys at Quad III.

Friday, August 31
Livingston South Tower (First-year and transfer students ONLY): Check in will take place outside of the South Tower in the grassy area by Lucy Stone Circle.

Quad I, II, III (First-year and transfer students ONLY): Check in will take place outside the main entrance of each Quad.

Sunday-Monday, September 2-3
Continuing and upper-class students: Check in for Quads I, II, III will take place in the Quad Circle. All other residents must check in outside of the Livingston Campus Office located in the Lynton South Tower.

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