This Page is devoted to providing you the latest information for Fall 2016 Opening. Please check back with us frequently, as we are updating our information regularly in preparation to welcome you to your new home.
New for 2016, the FSU Police Department has released the new SeminoleSAFE app for iOS and Android. In it, you will find the Housing Move–In Guide which provides you:
The app also features real-time weather data on campus so you can time your arrival to miss the afternoon thunderstorms we tend to get here in the summer.
This is the earliest you can move into the residence halls. Once the residence halls open, you may check in and pick up your key at any time afterwards. When you arrive to your residence hall, you must have a picture ID (FSUCard or Driver’s License) available. You must be present to sign for and receive your room key. Find your assignment on the myHousing portal. Don’t forget classes begin on Monday, August 29th.
Even though classes are not in session during check–in week, the University is open for business and staff and faculty are actively preparing for your arrival. Check–in is a busy time for the University, and the parking lots and streets by residence halls are congested. The following guidelines will help make your check-in experience positive while allowing University operations to function.
You are encouraged to download the FSU Tranz app for your iOS or Android smartphone for availability in the campus parking garages.
There are elevators in all residence halls. Use of elevators may be limited due to the large numbers of people attempting to move in at the same time. We encourage you to bring all of your belongings to the area outside of the elevator for your building. When it is your turn to use the elevator, place all of your belongings into the elevator. To expedite the process, we also encourage you to take the elevator up with belongings, but use the stairs to come down.
For safety reasons, residents must escort their guests, including family members, at all times while guests are in the building.
Still wondering what to bring with you to FSU? Our website has a page filled with what you should bring and what you should leave at home. Check it out here.
There are limited hand-trucks/dollies available for checkout on a first-come, first-serve basis at the hall desks. If you have your own, you are strongly encouraged to bring it.
Please say goodbye to your pets, other than fish, before leaving for FSU. Do not bring them with you. It will be hot at move–in and these pets are not permitted in the residence halls. Fish are the only pets permitted in the residence halls and must live in small bowls or an aquarium (max size is 30 gallons).
If you are mailing packages to your FSU post office box address to be available for you when you move-in, please do not mail them prior to Thursday, August 18th. If you would like to contract with the FSU UPS Store to have your packages mailed sooner, please contact them at 850–561–9180.
If you have problems with your room at check–in, please speak with your building’s Facilities Supervisor. They can be reached through the front desk in your residence hall. After check–in, you are encouraged to submit a housing facilities repair request through our website.
First–year students are required to attend the 2016 New Student Convocation. The New Student Convocation ceremony begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, August 28th in the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Convocation marks the entrance into the life and traditions of Florida State University. More information about Convocation can be found here.
Below are maps to help you find your way not only to your hall, but to let you know of your designated Parking Garage.
The front of our halls are unloading zones during the duration of move–in, and you will not be able to park in these spaces. Following the maps below, please be sure you make your way from your hall to your designated Parking Garage.