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Apartment Early Arrival

If your academic program requires you to arrive on campus before the official move-in date, you may request to move in early.

Required for Early Arrival housing

  • Application charge
  • ‚ÄčAcademic requirement to be on campus before the agreement start date
  • Departmental approval

Examples of qualifying academic programs

  • International student orientation
  • Computing and communications training
  • ROTC

We will verify your eligibility for early arrival housing.

Situations related to jobs, expired leases, travel arrangements, etc. do not qualify you for early arrival housing. You will need to make other arrangements for such circumstances.

Early arrival costs

You will be charged a nonrefundable application charge when you submit your application, and you will be charged a prorated amount based on your monthly apartment rate for your days of early occupancy.

Early arrival payment due dates

Monthly Payment Plan: with your first monthly payment
Financial Aid Payment Plan: on the third Friday of autumn quarter

Application deadline 

The deadline to request early arrival is July 31. Applications received after this date will be considered on a case by case basis, and will incur an expedite charge if approved.

Early Arrival cancellation

A cancellation charge will be assessed if you cancel by the deadline stated in the application. Cancellations will not be accepted after that date, and full early arrival charges will remain on your account.


You can view charges associated with early arrival on the Incidental Charges page.