Office of Residential Education

Personal Early Arrival

Priority registration for personal early arrival requests, should be submitted by Friday, September 17, 2021. We suggest that you do not make travel arrangements prior to being approved.

Costs and Deadlines

As a personal early arrival you may arrive prior to opening. These requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of your requested personal early arrival. 

If you are granted permission to arrive early, the daily rate will be $75/night and it does not include meals. Each student who is granted early arrival status will need to make their own arrangements for meals. Campus Dining Services' locations will be open.

Move-In Procedures
  • Students who are granted permission to return early should check in on their approved arrival date at the Early Arrival Desk.
  • Fees will be charged to the semester term bill.
  • Note: this fee does not include meals. Meals may be purchased through with Obie Dollars , or charged directly to their student account.
Unauthorized Access

Students found having entered college housing prior to their authorized return date or who have not checked in at the early arrival desk, may face disciplinary action and a fine of at least $250 for each day that they are in the building without authorization. Students may be asked to vacate college facilities until the date they are authorized to occupy the space.

Personal Early Arrival Request Form