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Returning, Grads, and Transfer Students

Move-in Day Sunday 8/31

9:00am to 5:00pm

 

To learn about your specific move-in process, please click on your housing assignment below:

I am assigned to a Res Hall

 (Downing, Best, Wise, Buell, Walton, Putman, Pittman, Hoyt, Hill, or the Village)

I am assigned to an Apartment

 (Brown, Munson, Cornell Courts, Westview, 600 West Forest, or 601 West Forest)

 


Residence Hall Move-In Information

When will I get my assignment email?

Where do I go to move-in and what do I need to bring?

How does move-in work?

What hours can I move-in?

Can I move-in early?

Where can I park while moving in?

What does my room look like?

What are the measurements of my room?

What should I bring to campus? Are there things I can't bring?

Can I bring my pet?

Where can I find the policies/rules associated with living on-campus?

How can I review what meal plan I signed-up for?

Can I change my meal plan?

Can I switch rooms and/or roommates?

I can't move-in on 8/30. What are my other options?

I signed up for a Single unit and I am not sure I will be able to afford it. What should I do?

 

 

When will I get my assignment email?

Assignment emails will be sent out the first week of August, provided you applied and made your prepayment prior to 7/28/2014.

 

If you applied and/or made your prepayment after 7/28, you will receive your assignment email once your placement is finalized. We will do our best to get your assignment to you as quickly as possible, but please be patience with the process. It may take up to a week for us to finalize your placement.

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Where do I go to move-in and what do I need to bring?

To move-in, please go to the hall in which you've been assigned to start the move-in process.

When you arrive at your designated hall, proceed to the Front Desk and be ready to provide the following information:

  • All personal contact information
  • Your assigned room number
  • Your EMU EagleOne Card or other picture identification

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How does move-in work?

At move-in, a staff member will assist you in filling out a Room Condition Form outlining the current condition and inventory of the room. It is important that you agree with what is written on this form before you sign it. When you move-out, the same Room Condition Form will be reviewed and completed again. It is through differences on the form that any damage charges will be assessed. You are encouraged to photo document your room concerns at move-in.

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What hours can I move-in?

Move-in is between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

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Can I move-in early?

Due to staff training and other constraints, we cannot accommodate any earlier move-ins prior to this date and time.

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Where can I park while moving in?

Unloading areas will be available near the building for you to unload your belongings. You will then be required to move your vehicle to a Parking Lot so that others are able to use the unloading areas. The Department of Public Safety clearly marks parking and unloading areas.

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What does my room look like?

Pictures and floor plans are available on the Housing & Residence Life website. Each complex is unique and you should review your specific complex's page. Please click here to open the main Residence Hall page, then click on your complex.

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What are the measurements of my room?

Dimensions of each unit is posted on each complex page. Please click here to open the main Residence Hall page, then click on your complex.

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What should I bring to campus?  Are there things I can't bring?

Please click here for a list of suggested items to bring to campus and items that are not permitted.

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Can I bring my pet?

Only fresh water non-flesh eating fish are allowed in the Residence Halls in student rooms as pets. Please refer to the Guide to Campus Living for the complete Pet Policy.

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Where can I find the policies/rules associated with living on-campus?

The Guide to Campus Living contains all of the rules, policies, and other important information that you need to be aware of before moving on-campus. It is your responsibility to review this document prior to arriving and being familiar with the content contained within. 

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How can I review what meal plan I signed-up for?

The meal plan you selected is stated in your assignment email. Please refer to your email for more details.

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Can I change my meal plan?

You can change your meal plan through the first two weeks of classes. To change your meal plan, please come to the Housing & Residence Life Office during regular business hours or email your change request to: housing@emich.edu

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Can I switch rooms and/or roommates?

No changes will occur during the first two weeks on the semester. During the first two weeks, you may start speaking with your Resident Advisor about how to initiate a room change request. Room change requests will be reviewed and processed starting the third week of classes. Housing & Residence Life reserves the right to change the room assignment of a student at any time, to authorize or deny room and roommate changes, and to consolidate vacancies.

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I can't move-in on 8/31. What are my other options?

  If you cannot move-in/check-in to your assignment on 8/31 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, you may complete your move-in on Monday, 9/1, between 9 am and 5 pm. Starting 9/3, which is the first day of classes, move-ins are available during regular Front Desk hours. 

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  I signed up for a Single unit and I am not sure I will be able to afford it. What should I do?

You need to ensure you have the monetary funds to cover the annual room and board costs before moving in. Please be advised that Financial Aid typically only covers the cost of a Double unit. If you are assigned to a Single, it is your responsibility to make sure you have the funds to cover the additional costs. If you will not be able to pay for the full cost of a Single, you need to contact the Housing Office immediately to change your assignment to a Double unit.

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Apartment Move-In Information

 

When will I get my assignment email?

Where do I go to move-in and what do I need to bring?

How does move-in work?

What hours can I move-in?

Can I move-in early?

Where can I park while moving in?

What does my room look like?

What are the measurements of my room?

Can I bring my pet?

Where can I find the policies/rules associated with living on-campus?

How can I review what meal plan I signed-up for?

Can I change my meal plan?

Can I switch rooms and/or roommates?

I can't move-in on 8/31. What are my other options?

I signed up for a Single unit I am not sure I will be able to afford it. What should I do?

I have an unfurnished apartment and am looking for furniture. Can you make any recommendations?

 

When will I get my assignment email?

Assignment emails will be sent out the first week of August, provided you applied and made your prepayment prior to 7/28/2014.

If you applied and/or made your prepayment after 7/28, you will receive your assignment email once your placement is finalized. We will do our best to get your assignment to you as quickly as possible, but please be patience with the process. It may take up to a week for us to finalize your placement.

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Where do I go to move-in and what do I need to bring?

To move-in, please go to the Convocation Center, located on Hewitt Road to start your move-in process. Click here for map and directions to this location.

When you arrive at the Convocation Center, proceed inside the main entrance and be ready to provide the following information:

  • All personal contact information
  • Your assigned room number
  • Your EMU EagleOne Card or other picture identification

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How does move-in work?

At the Convocation Center, you will fill out any necessary paperwork, receive your Room Condition Sheet (RCS), and sign for your apartment keys. You will then proceed to your apartment to complete your RCS. Directions and maps will be provided. Welcome Centers will be set-up to assist students with their RCSs and to answer any questions you may have.

If needed, a staff member will assist you in filling out a Room Condition Sheet outlining the current condition and inventory of the room. It is important that you agree with what is written on this form before you sign it. When you move-out, the same Room Condition Sheet will be reviewed and completed again. It is through differences on the form that any damage charges will be assessed. You are encouraged to photo document your room concerns at move-in.

Once your RCS is completed, you need to return the document to the Welcome Center. Upon its return, you will be able to sign-out your remaining keys and/or your cable modem materials.

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What hours can I move-in?

Apartment move-in is between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Move-ins cannnot be facilitated after 5 pm.

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  Can I move-in early?

Due to staff training and other constraints, we cannot accommodate any earlier move-ins prior to this date and time.

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Where can I park while moving in?

You may park in any designated space while at the Convocation Center. 

For Cornell Courts, Westview, and 600 West Forest, you may park in any designated space at the complex.

For 601 West Forest, unloading areas will be available near the building for you to unload your belongings. You will then be required to move your vehicle to the designated spaces within the Pease Parking Lot so that others are able to use the unloading areas.

For Brown and Munson, unloading areas will be available near the building for you to unload your belongings. You will then be required to move your vehicle to the Parking Structure so that others are able to use the unloading areas.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: At no time is driving or parking on the grass or sidewalks permitted. Individuals found in violation of this policy will be fined $50, billed for the any damaged caused to the grounds, and referred to SCCS.

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What does my room look like?

Pictures and floor plans are available on the Housing & Residence Life website. Each complex is unique and you should review your specific complex's page. Please click here to open the main Apartments page, then click on your complex.

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 What are the measurements of my room?

Dimensions of each unit is posted on each complex page. Please click here to open the main Apartments Hall page, then click on your complex.

Please note that Brown and Munson units are all unique; floor plans posted online are for reference only and may not reflect the actual layouts and dimensions of your assigned space.

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Can I bring my pet?

Only fresh water non-flesh eating fish are allowed in the Brown, Munson, 600 West Forest, and 601 West Forest. No other pets are permitted in these complexes. 

In addition to pet fish, residents in Cornell and Westview are permitted to have up to two (2) pet cats with approval written from the Housing & Residence Life Office. Residents must apply and be approved to have the pet(s) PRIOR to bringing pet(s) to campus. If you have a roommate, both parties must agree on having the cat(s). Roommate authorization is part of the application process.

For more information on the Pet Policy, please refer to the Guide to Campus Living.

For a pet cat application form, please send an email request to: ebenn@emich.edu

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  Where can I find the policies/rules associated with living on-campus?

The Guide to Campus Living contains all of the rules, policies, and other important information that you need to be aware of before moving on-campus. It is your responsibility to review this document prior to arriving and being familiar with the content contained within. 

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How can I review what meal plan I signed-up for?

The meal plan you selected is stated in your assignment email. Please refer to your email for more details.

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Can I change my meal plan?

You can change your meal plan through the first two weeks of classes. To change your meal plan, please come to the Housing & Residence Life Office during regular business hours or email your change request to: housing@emich.edu

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  Can I switch rooms and/or roommates?

No changes will occur during the first two weeks on the semester. During the first two weeks, you may start speaking with your Resident Advisor about how to initiate a room change request. Room change requests will be reviewed and processed starting the third week of classes. Housing & Residence Life reserves the right to change the room assignment of a student at any time, to authorize or deny room and roommate changes, and to consolidate vacancies.

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I can't move-in on 8/31. What are my other options?

If you cannot move-in/check-in to your assignment on 8/31 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, you may complete your move-in on Monday, 9/1, between 9 am and 5 pm.

Apartment move-in will be held at the Convocation Center on both 8/31 and 9/1, as described above.

Starting 9/2 and thereafter, move-ins are available during regular business hours at the Apartments Office in Brown Hall. 

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  I signed up for a Single and I am not sure I will be able to afford it. What should I do?

You need to ensure you have the monetary funds to cover the annual room and board costs before moving in. Please be advised that Financial Aid typically only covers the cost of a Double unit. If you are assigned to a Single, it is your responsibility to make sure you have the funds to cover the additional costs. If you will not be able to pay for the full cost of a Single, you need to contact the Housing Office immediately to change your assignment to a Double unit.

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I have an unfurnished apartment and am looking for furniture. Can you make any recommendations?

If you are looking for furnishings for your apartment, we recommend that you look to CORT for all your needs! CORT is a furniture rental company and you can lease furniture, as well as other household items, through them for 9 or 12 month periods. To learn more about CORT and to review their excellent student packages, please click here to be taken to their website.

 

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