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2019 Move-in

Aug.
1

12-month Move-in

Aug.
11

Ram Camp Move-in

Aug.
17

9-month Move-in

Residential Life and Housing would like to extend a warm welcome to all students participating in VCU Move-in. We are excited to have you be a part of our vibrant on-campus residential community.

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The best place to start your Move-in experience is to read through your hall specific Move-in information by clicking your hall name in the header. There you will find check-in times, Move-In tips, parking information and more.

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Download RAM Guide App and search "Move-in 2019". This app offers users turn by turn directions to halls, location updates, messaging to VCU Housing Staff, maps and more.

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Lastly, remember to have fun! Moving in with more than 3500 other students can be stressful, so we ask both students and their families to read all the Move-in information thoroughly to help make this process go as easy as possible.

If you have any questions, please send an email to vcuhousing@vcu.edu.

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Move-in Tips
  • Make move-in easy! Bring your own hand truck or cart so you do not have to wait for a cart to become available in order to move your belongings
  • Be selective about what you bring. You'll make memories and collect more treasures here at VCU! Remember, the more you pack, the more you have to move
  • Communicate and coordinate with roommates to make sure you do not bring duplicate items (no need for two TVs). As a reminder, only one mini fridge is allowed per room. GRC residents should not bring a microwave or fridge at all, as one is provided in the room. 
  • Remember to bring your VCU ID with you to check in - if you have not yet been issued your VCU ID, you will need to have another form of identification when you check in
  • Streets and curbs are for unloading only - this means you will need to unload your vehicle on the curb and have someone wait with your belongings while you park and check in (Helpful tip: You will spend less time waiting with your belongings on the curb if you bring a hand truck or cart). Volunteers will be available to help you move your things more quickly
  • Label all items with name, room number, and contents to ensure that nothing is misplaced and items are easily located when unpacking
  • The VCU Police Department would like to remind you that larceny is the most reported crime on campus - please do not leave items unattended at any time
  • Move-In is hard work; remember to stay hydrated!
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