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Residence Hall Move–In Fall 2020

Welcome to FSU

University Housing is excited to welcome you to your new home! Living on campus opens up tons of new opportunities for you to meet new people, make new friends, learn new things, and get involved in programs that will enhance your academic experience. Even though things are going to be different this fall, we are planning on lots of creative and virtual ways to connect you to campus.

Scheduling Your Move-In Day and Time

If an effort to accommodate our residents and allow some flexibility in scheduling, we are allowing residents to select a move-in appointment, rather than assigning times. The link to sign up for move-in, along with information about required COVID testing, will be emailed to students at their email address.

Talking points for COVID testing and FSU Fall Move-In

How to Schedule Your Move-In Appointment

  • Move-in appointments will occur Wednesday, August 12 through Sunday, August 23.
  • We are utilizing Sign Up Genius to schedule move-in appointments. You do not need to create a Sign Up Genius account to participate.
  • You will receive a Sign Up Genius link specific to your building. This link will be emailed to your FSU email account . Do not share that link with students who live elsewhere; it will not work for them.
  • You can sign up for one appointment only. Each appointment one hour long. In that hour you should arrive on campus, check in to get your key, unload your vehicle, and move your vehicle to a parking garage. You may walk back to your residence hall to finish setting up your room.
  • There are more than enough appointments for all students.
  • There are weekday and weekend appointment options.
  • If your preferred day and time is not available, we cannot schedule you for a day that already has all the slots taken. Please choose an appointment that is closest to your preference. The number of move in slots per day has been carefully calculated to allow for social distancing during check in.
  • You must use your FSU email ( to schedule your move-in appointment. Sign Up Genius will not recognize or accept a non-FSU email address.

Before You Arrive at FSU

Provide Emergency Contact Information

Log into the housing portal to confirm you have provided your emergency contact and missing person information. Follow our instructions to make sure you provide all of the required information.

What to Bring

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.

Quickly and conveniently order your bedding, decor, and more through Our Campus Market.

Move-In Tips

  • Packing: Remember, you will be unloading all of your belongings. Pack sensibly and seasonally.
  • Carts and Hand Trucks: There are limited carts/hand-trucks 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.

Pets at Move–In

It is hot in Tallahassee in August and pets are not allowed in the residence halls. Please leave your pets at home for their own safety and comfort.

Mailing Packages to Residence Halls Prior to Move–In

If you are mailing packages to the FSU post office to be available for you when you move-in, please do not mail your boxes prior to Thursday, August 1st. If you would like to contract with the FSU UPS Store to have your packages mailed sooner, please contact the FSU UPS Store at 850–561–9180.

Download the Seminole Safe App

The FSU Police Department manages the SeminoleSAFE app for iOS and Android.

Register your Vehicle

Good parking habits begin early. Register your vehicle early.

Day of Your Arrival at FSU

Move-In Times will be occur August 12–23

During your scheduled move-in time, you should arrive at your hall, unpack your car, get your belongings to your room, and move your car to a parking garage. You can then return to the residence hall on foot to continue setting up your room.

Parking Guidelines

You are encouraged to download the FSU Tranz app for your iOS or Android smartphone for availability in the campus parking garages.

Good parking habits begin early. Register your vehicle early and park in student parking spaces as soon as possible.


For safety reasons, residents must escort their guests, including family members, at all times while guests are in the building. You may bring up to two guests to help you move in.

Problems with your Room?

If you have any facilities concerns with your room during check–in, please speak with your building’s Facilities Supervisor. Your Facilities Supervisor 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 or the myFSU mobile app.

Remember to Drink Water!

The average temperature in Tallahassee in August is 92°F. Stay hydrated while moving into your residence hall. We recommend bringing a reusable water bottle.

After You Move In

Now that you have moved into your residence hall room, we need you to take a good look around and ensure it’s looking good! If you find that your room has any maintenance issues, please submit a repair request within 72 hours using our online system.

After you submit your repair request, a Housing Maintenance Staff member will come by to service these damages and issues. Things to be looking for are: bathroom lights being out, furniture concerns, shower/toilet issues, etc. If needed, you can find a more detailed list to review here. Please report any lock or key problems to your front desk immediately.

Attend Welcome FSU Events

During the first few weeks of the term, FSU will host fun events to help you get connected. Get ready for the fall semester at Welcome FSU.

Get Involved in your Residence Hall

Explore your on-campus leadership opportunities. Here at FSU we have many great opportunities to connect with residents, develop your leadership, and enrich life in the residence halls.

Explore your Dining Options

Explore the dining options available from Seminole Dining.

Move-In Maps

Find links containing directions to the loading areas for each residence hall here.

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Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University


University Housing Department
Division of Student Affairs
109 Askew Student Life Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Phone: 850–644–2860
Fax: 850–644–7997

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