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Check-In Information

Friday, August 11th Arrivals

Upon your arrival to campus, go directly to the RAC (Recreation Activity Center) where you will receive your keys and other important materials. After reporting to the RAC, you will go directly to your assigned residence hall and complete your check-in! Students are encouraged to arrive on Friday to allow plenty of time to get settled, meet roommates, tour campus, and participate in the numerous activities planned for Welcome Week. Classes begin Monday, August 14th.  The time slots for move-in are established using the birth month of the student.  That information can be found in the table below.

The address to the get to the RAC is 2687 Bunny Akins Boulevard, Statesboro GA 30458.

January-March 8:30 a.m. or later
April-June 9:45 a.m. or later
July-August 11 a.m. or later
September-October 12:15 p.m. or later
November-December 1:30 p.m. or later


Check-in will conclude at the Recreation Activity Center at 4:30 pm and will then move to each of the Residence Hall offices.  Check-in will commence from the Residence Hall offices as of 5:15 p.m.  If you arrive after 4:30 p.m you should check in directly at your assigned Residence Hall.

Please note that due to limited parking availability during Operation Move-In only 2 parking passes will be issued to each student checking in for access to the parking lots.  Any additional cars will need to park at the Russell Union.

Saturday and Sunday Arrivals

If you choose to arrive on Saturday, August 12th, or Sunday, August 13th, check-in is not centralized. Upon your arrival to campus, you should check-in directly at your assigned residence hall. Check-in on Saturday and Sunday will be from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Please Note:

Any student who has not checked in by 9:00 a.m. August 15th and who has not notified University Housing of a late arrival will be considered a no-show and may risk losing his or her space. In addition, no-shows may be subject to monetary penalties outlined in the Housing Contract. Please feel free to review the terms and conditions of the contract at

Last updated: 3/23/2017