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MAKING WVU YOUR HOME

Moving in for the first time? Returning to campus for fall 2021 semester? We have you covered on how to make WVU your home away from home.

Register for your move-in time slot More Move-in Day Details

Residence hall move-in begins on Thursday, August 12 and continues through Saturday, August 14. Students must schedule a time slot for move-in in advance of their arrival on campus.

Information about move-in day, including routes to halls, parking and more can be found on this page. Scroll for details. 

When can you move in?

Students can move-in during their scheduled time slot between Thursday, August 12 through Saturday, August 14. Because of WVU's ongoing response to COVID-19 and prioritizing the health and safety of our students and staff, residents must schedul e a time to move in.  If a resident arrives without a scheduled time slot for that day and time, they will be denied access to the building . No exceptions can be made for those who show up without a scheduled time for move-in. Log in at myhousing.wvu.edu to schedule a time slot for move-in; the deadline is Wednesday, August 5.

There are time slots for each residence hall every day, beginning Thursday, August 12 and continuing through Saturday, August 15. Time slots are three hours long; residents will be expected to complete their move-in during this time frame.Three time slots are available daily at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Why is there a move-in time limit? 

Residents will be expected to complete their move-in process, including check-in, unloading and moving their items to their rooms within three hours. To maintain physical distancing, limit the number of people in the building at any one time and provide a schedule to accommodate the 4,500 students who are moving in, it was necessary to limit the time slots to. 

Residents should check-in at their residence hall desk - please arrive at your scheduled move-in time. Once you have checked in, you can unload your car and bring in your belongings.  

How many helpers can you have during move-in? 

Residents may have helpers accompany into their residence hall during the move-in process. Per University policy, everyone participating in move-in who is not vaccinated for COVID-19 must wear a mask and follow physical distancing protocols. These policies will be enforced. 

How do you get your Mountaineer ID? 

Mountaineer ID cards will be available for students to pick up at their residence hall front desk when they check-in as part of the move-in process. If you haven't submitted a photo for an ID please do so as soon as possible at  idphoto.wvu.edu. You'll be prompted to login to complete the process.

What assistance will be available during move-in? Will there be carts? 

Several four-sided carts (similar to those used in hotels for laundry) will be available at each hall during check-in. 

Can you leave your residence hall after move-in for shopping or have a meal and then return?

St udents can leave the hall and return, however we ask everyone move their car and return their carts as soon as possible before leaving.

After you move-in, what should you do?

Resident Assistants will have floor meetings each day during move-in. They will have a list of  students moving in each day and will send emails with information about meetings and any other updates. R esidents should check their MIX email account and watch for signs posted on their floor. There will be staff at the front desk of each residence hall who can answer questions.

A few reminders..

  • If you have not been vaccinated, check vaccines.gov for available locations and times. WVU is encouraging all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated so that campus can safely reopen this fall. Individuals who are vaccinated won’t be subject to testing or quarantine and/or isolation if exposed to someone with COVID-19. Here is a list of reasons to consider when deciding.
  • Additional information, including protocols for COVID-19 testing and quarantine for those who haven’t been vaccinated, what to bring/not to bring, parking during move-in and routes to use when traveling to campus will be announced over the next few weeks. This will be sent via email, shared on WVU’s social media accounts and posted at housing.wvu.edu.

Housekeeping Notes:

House keeping Notes:


Move-in Tips:

  • Use small boxes/containers to make carrying easier.
  • Bring only a single vehicle if at all possible.
  • We have four seasons – consider bringing items you will need for late summer/fall and take those home with you at Thanksgiving break, and bring winter items when you return.
  • Pre-order your MicroFridge. Check with your roommate – you can split the cost – and you won’t have to carry it to your room. This is the only microwave approved for use in WVU residence halls. 
  • OCM has a wide selection of linens: sheets, blankets, towels, and more. Order from them and they will deliver to your residence hall – you’ll have more room in your car for you and your family!
  • You’ll want to personalize your space; try to connect with your roommate before you arrive to avoid duplication. You may want to wait until you are on campus to make your final purchases so you have a good feel for the space you've been assigned.
  • Decorations are best hung with products that do not damage walls. Removing 3M Command strips improperly may damage plaster and paint which will result in damage charges. 
  • NO CANDLES. Please don’t bring them as we’ll ask you to send them back home or discard them. 

What to Bring and What not to Bring

Check out the list of suggested items to bring with you to your new home away from home. Coordinate with your roommate about what they are bringing and how  to maximize the space in your room.  

Please note: the only microwave approved for use in residence halls is a MicroFridge, available for rent through MyMicroFridge

Residence Hall Opening & Closing Dates

University housing closes during breaks and reopens at the beginning of each semester. View the opening and closing dates.


What About Dining?

Dining plans begin Monday, August 2; dining facilities will open in phases beginning with Cafe Evansdale. All dining facilities will be open by Wednesday, August 19. Students living in a WVU residence hall must have a dining plan, so be sure to review your options and make the choice that best fits your lifestyle....and appetite! 

Billing

Bills were assessed and sent to your MIX email account during the first week of July if you have a balance due. Your bill was determined based upon your room assignment at that time. For information about your bill or payment, contact  The WVU Hub.


traveling to your hall

Student and family packing into car to move in.

Follow Our Routes to Reduce Congestion

You’ve packed the car and you’re ready for the drive to Morgantown. You may have a favorite route into town and know your way around campus, however we ask that you use the routes listed below as they have been designed to minimize traffic crossover. Find your community - Evansdale, Downtown or Sunnyside - and select your hall to find the detailed directions. 


Late Arrival Procedure

If a student is not able to arrive on campus by the first day of classes, they must contact the Housing Assignments Office at  304-293-2811. If a student does not contact the Housing Assignments Office, their room assignment could be changed.

Downtown directionS

All traffic should enter the area via Campus Drive. Use your preferred route to reach this designated point of entry; once there, be sure to follow the directions provided on your hall's move-in page to get to your new home. Even though you may have a favorite "back way" through campus, Move-In Day directions were planned to eliminate as much congestion as possible. 

Avoid one-way streets if possible and the areas surrounding the Sunnyside residence halls (Summit, Honors and Seneca). If needed, a single 90-minute parking pass (1 vehicle) for short-term lots will be provided at your residence hall check-in desk.

Boreman North

Boreman North

602 North High Street Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-2010

Get Boreman North Directions

Boreman South

Boreman South

600 North High Street Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-2010

Get Boreman South Directions

Dadisman Exterior

Dadisman

693 North High Street Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-4601

Get Dadisman Directions

Dadisman Exterior

Stalnaker

691 North High Street Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-8149

Get Stalnaker Directions

Sunnyside directions

All traffic should enter the area via University Avenue and Beechurst Avenue. Use your preferred route to reach this designated point of entry; once there, be sure to follow the directions provided on your hall's move-in page to get to your new home. Even though you may have a favorite "back way" through campus, Move-In Day directions were planned to eliminate as much congestion as possible. 

Avoid “one-way streets,” and the areas surrounding the Downtown residence halls (Stalnaker, Boreman North, Boreman South and Dadisman). If needed, a single 90-minute parking pass (1 vehicle) for short-term lots will be provided at your residence hall’s check-in desk.

Honors Hall Exterior

Honors Hall

250 2nd Street Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-1800

Get Honors Hall Directions

Seneca Hall

Seneca Hall

2151 University Ave Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 

Get Seneca Directions

Summit Hall

Summit Hall

211 Grant Avenue Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-3123

Get Summit Hall Directions

Evansdale directions

All traffic should enter the area via Patteson Drive and University Avenue. Use your preferred route to reach this designated point of entry; once there, be sure to follow the directions provided on your hall's move-in page to get to your new home. Even though you may have a favorite "back way" through campus, Move-In Day directions were planned to eliminate as much congestion as possible. 

Avoid one-way streets if possible and the areas surrounding the Downtown (Stalnaker, Boreman North, Boreman South and Dadisman) or Sunnyside (Summit, Honors and Seneca) residence halls. If needed, a single 90-minute parking pass (1 vehicle) for short-term lots will be provided at the check-in desk of your residence hall.

Bennett Towers

Bennett Towers

356 Evansdale Drive Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-2813

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Braxton Towers

Braxton and Brooke Towers

356 Evansdale Drive Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-2814

Get Braxton and Brooke Towers Directions

Lincoln Hall

Lincoln Hall

1014 Rawley Avenue Morgantown, WV 26506 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-6170

Get Lincoln Hall Directions

Oakland Hall courtyard

Oakland Hall East and West, Oakland Apts.

438 Oakland Street Morgantown, WV 26505 
Main Desk Phone: 304-293-7275

Get Oakland Hall East/West and Oakland Apartments Directions