Moving In

Due to the ongoing evalutation of safely starting the semester in the COVID-19 pandemic, details on the move-in process will be updated throughout the summer.

Use the links below for additional information on the move-in process.

Check-in procedures

BEFORE ARRIVING TO CAMPUS

  • Review your scheduled move-in date and time.
  • Pack water and snacks - especially if it will be a hot and humid day.
  • Update your emergency contact information by logging into MyRU.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE ON CAMPUS

  • Face masks will be required in all locations within every residential, administrative, and academic buildings; the only exception is while you are inside your assigned residential room.
  • You will be directed on parking locations and rules when you arrive.
  • Report to the check-in table in your residence hall. It's usually outside of the front door or inside the lobby.
  • Have a photo ID ready.

AT YOUR HALL'S CHECK-IN TABLE

  • At this point, you will be given a room condition form to take to your room to complete. Make sure to add any and all pre-existing damages in your room to the form and then sign and return it. You will be charged for any damages to the room or furniture when you move out if those damages are not listed on the form, so be thorough before turning it back in.
  • You will be issued your room keys and a planner which includes¬†Radford University's Standards of Student Conduct.

AS YOU ARE MOVING INTO YOUR ROOM

  • Remember, a lot of other people will be moving in too, so take your time and be patient.
  • Take trash and recyclables outside to the designated collection points.
  • Report any issues you may be having with cable, electrical outlets, or logging into the computer network to the check-in desk. The responsible departments will have crews traveling around the halls to address issues throughout the day.

AFTER YOU HAVE MOVED IN

  • Take trash and recyclables outside to the designated collection points.
  • If you need to do some shopping, stop by the check-in tables for assistance and directions to local businesses, restaurants, and gas stations.
  • If you haven't met your RA yet, take a moment to introduce yourself to them.

Apartment Check-In

Residents checking into University Operated Apartments will pick up their keys and paperwork at the Apartment Staff Office located at Calhoun Hall, 600 Tyler Avenue on the corner of Tyler Avenue and Calhoun Street right across from campus. 

Apartment Residents who cannot arrive during these check in times should arrive at Calhoun Hall and call the number posted on the office door.