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Move-in 9-month

We are confident, and you should be too, that during all this uncertainty and disruption, your Husky Home will be a place of safety and comfort while you focus on school. We are excited to welcome all 9-month residents to your new Husky Home!

Residents moving-in spring 2021

  • Save the date! Sunday, March 28 from 8 am–4 pm
  • You will receive an email with your assignment information and move-in appointment
  • You may request a different move-in day or time by emailing the Student Services office.

How move-in works

  • Check-in first. Drive to your designated check-in location, which may be different than where you unload your vehicle. At your check-in location you will pick-up your keys then proceed to your unload area.
  • Carts are available in the lobby or common area of each building to assist in moving your belongings from the parking area to your room. Carts are sanitized after each use.

Preparing to move-in

Let us help your move to campus be exciting and fun—preparation is the key! Read more about how to get ready to live on campus.

Coronavirus rules for move-in

  • A limit of two people can arrive with you to help you move in. No pets are allowed during move-in.
  • Only one vehicle can be used per student to move in.
  • Face coverings are required. At the UW, you must wear a face covering when you are inside, when other people are present (this includes common areas, such as hallways, stairways, restrooms and elevators) and outdoors when keeping a six-foot distance from others may not be possible. Please ensure you are wearing a face covering when you arrive to move in.
  • All staff assisting during move-in will be required to wear surgical masks. All staff will complete daily COVID-19 attestation forms and will not be working on this day if they are experiencing symptoms.
  • Elevators are available in each of our communities. We ask that you please follow posted guidelines and occupancy limits for elevator use. Hand sanitizer will be available for use near elevators.

Move-in instructions for:

  • Alder Hall
  • Cedar Apartments
  • Elm Hall
  • Lander Hall
  • Maple Hall
  • Mercer Court
  • Stevens Court
  1. Drive to the W10 parking lot. Park there while you walk to the Lander Regional Desk to check-in and pick-up your keys, mask, and red emergency backpack (new residents only).
  2. Follow the signs from the W10 parking lot to the unload area for your building.

Move-in instructions for:

  • Madrona Hall

  • McCarty Hall

  • Willow Hall
  1. Drive to the North campus Town Square area. Park there while you check-in and pick-up your keys, mask, and red emergency backpack (new residents only) from the Willow Hall Front Desk.
  2. You will then unload your belongings. Your vehicle may remain in the Town Square area while you unload.

Move-in instructions for:

  • Nordheim Court
  1. Drive to the Nordheim Court parking garage. Park there while you check-in and pick up your keys, mask, and red emergency backpack (new residents only) from the Nordheim Court Desk located in building #2.

  2. You will then unload your belongings. Your vehicle may remain in the Nordheim Court parking garage while you unload. Carts are available in the parking garage.

Taxi, Uber, Lyft or shuttle

If you are coming to campus directly from Sea-Tac Airport, there are several transportation options. Please visit Sea-Tac Airport’s main transportation page to decide the best way for you to travel.

Please direct your driver to your check-in location below:

BUILDING DIRECTIONS

Alder Hall

Cedar Apartments

Elm Hall

Lander Hall

Maple Hall

Mercer Court

Stevens Court

Students arriving in a taxi/Uber/Lyft/shuttle to these buildings should go to the Lander Regional Desk for check-in.

Madrona Hall

McCarty Hall

Willow Hall

Students arriving in a taxi/Uber/Lyft/shuttle to these buildings should go to the Willow Desk for check-in.

Nordheim Court

Students arriving in a taxi/Uber/Lyft/shuttle should proceed directly to Nordheim Court to check-in.

Moving in

BUILDING UNLOAD AREA
Alder Hall Street parking in front of Alder Hall (40th St.)
Cedar Apartments Street parking in front of Cedar Apartments (41st St.)
Elm Hall Street parking behind Elm Hall on 41st Street
Lander Hall, Maple Hall W8 parking garage (below Lander Hall and Maple Hall)
Mercer Court and Stevens Court
  • W33 parking garage or
  • W10 parking lot or
  • Between Mercer Court and Stevens Court

 

When you check-in

When you arrive at your designated check-in location, you will be asked for your Husky Card or another form of photo ID. Once you have checked in, you can proceed to your unload area.

The Husky Card is your key card for access to your building. If you do not receive your card before you move in, you will need to obtain one afterward from the Husky Card Account & ID Center (Husky Card Office), located on the ground floor of Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Please check their current operating hours. In the meantime, you will receive a temporary building access card so you may access your residential community.

Keys

You will be given your room and mailbox keys when you arrive to your designated check-in area. The keys are assigned to you uniquely; avoid switching keys with your roommate. Report lost or stolen keys to your regional desk immediately.

Red emergency backpack

New residents are provided with a red emergency backpack when they first check in to their residential community. This comprehensive kit includes water, food rations, and other emergency supplies. The contents will remain viable for several years. Please keep your red emergency backpack for as long as you live with us.

Things to consider

  • You are responsible for reading the information sent to your mailbox, posted on your room door, and/or sent by electronic communication to your UW email account by HFS. HFS will send most correspondence to applicants and residents via their UW email accounts. Please note that if you forward your UW email to a different account, it may be filtered, refused or treated as spam. HFS is not responsible for emails not received. To ensure delivery of emails from HFS to your email inbox, add hfsinfo@uw.edu, deskservices@uw.edu and wrproc@uw.edu to your email address book or list of approved senders
  • You are encouraged to insure your personal belongings. Check with your family’s insurance policy to see if your possessions are covered under that policy or if you can get renters insurance added. If not, you may wish to purchase insurance offered by an independent company.
  • The Family Education Right and Privacy Act (FERPA) prevents us from releasing your information, including how much you owe on your housing account, to anyone other than yourself without your authorization. You may authorize HFS to release information about your housing account (e.g., to your parents/guardians) by supplying their names on your HFS student profile.
  • HFS will not release room numbers to any unauthorized person including friends, parents and relatives.