First-Year Student Move-in Fall 2013

First-Year Student Welcome Schedule and important Move-in Information

In an effort to make your Move-in experience as pleasant as possible, please refer to the move-in packet that was mailed to your home.  If you have not received a packet with a color-coded hang tag and move-in map, please call Residence Life at 570.941.6226.

First-Year students have been issued a designated time of arrival and color coded transportation route.  To view the transportation route map, please click the First-Year Zone Move-in Map below.

First-Year Zone Move in Map 


What to expect on Saturday, August 24th:

Arrive on campus via your assigned route.

Driver will pull up to move-in zone, (driver must stay with vehicle at all times.)

Professional Staff and Student Volunteers will unload your vehicle and take all of your belongings to your room while you pick up your room key and check-in.  All personal belonging must be labeled with your name, building, and room assignment.

After your car is unloaded, the driver will be given instructions to park the car and you will follow the day's move-in schedule.

Packing Reminders: Some Items You Don't Want to Forget

Alarm Clock

Desk lamp

Dish Soap

Extra Long bed linens (36: x 80")


First-aid Kit

Identification and Insurance Card

Laundry Supplies

Scotch Blue Painters Tape Advanced Multi-Surface or Delicate Surface

Shower caddy and supplies

Surge Protectors

Refrigerator no larger than 3.5 cubic feet

Microwave no larger than 700 watts


Prohibited Items
Students are prohibited from possessing, displaying, or using prohibited items. For the safety and security of residents and the care of our facilities, the following items are prohibited:
  • Adhesive items that damage the walls and surfaces. Masking tape is recommended.
  • Candles, incense, plug in air fresheners or any open flames.
  • Chemicals, including flammable materials such as gasoline, propane, etc.
  • Cooking equipment, including but not limited to, toasters and toaster ovens, open-coil heaters or burners, and indoor grills.
  • Darts and dartboards.
  • Fireworks.
  • Halogen lamps.
  • Lofts or any elevation device not provided by the University of Scranton.
  • Natural Christmas trees.
  • Pets. Only fish are allowed, with one tank per room, no larger than 20 gallons. Pets will be immediately removed by University personnel.
  • Stolen property including construction barriers, construction signs, University signs, University banners, food-service equipment, etc.
  • Vehicles or any engine-driven devices.
  • Weapons, or any other item which is created or used to cause injury or destruction. These include knives (pocket knife under 3 inches permitted), handguns, rifles, shotguns, BB guns, pellet guns, any item which resembles a firearm, dart guns, bows and arrows, swords, martial arts implements, and explosives whether manufactured or handmade.