Residence Life New Students

As you prepare to move in and join our community, we would like to provide you with further information regarding your arrival and transition. Please review the documents on this page regarding arrival times, packing lists, housing break dates and much more. 

If you have any questions regarding the information listed please contact the Office of Residence Life at 717.815.1281 or by email

Fall Semester Opening Check In Date and Time: Friday, August 28, 8 am - 1 pm 
Please pick up the keys for your building and orientation materials in the following locations:

  • Manor Hall North and Manor Hall Northeast @ Manor Hall North
  • Manor Hall East, Manor Hall South, Manor Hall West, and Springdale House @ Manor Hall South
  • Beard, Evergreen, Laurel, and Willow @ Beard Hall
  • Penn, Codorus, Susquehanna, and Pershing House @ Penn Hall
  • Northside Commons and Tyler Run Complex @ Northside Commons
  • West Campus residents pick up keys @ West Campus Community Center

Campus Move-In Instructions

New Student Room Assignment Access Directions

Alcohol Wise and Spartan Oath and Citizenship Programs

Suggested Packing Lists

Partnering Vendors