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Operation Move-In Information

Operation Move-In is the official start to the fall semester at Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro and Savannah campuses. It is an exciting time as we welcome students into the residence halls and prepare to kick off the academic year.

Countdown to OMI 2022…

Operation Move-In Date Announcement

2022 Operation Move-In (OMI) will take place on Friday, August 5. For students unable to move in on August 5, additional move-in times are available on August 6 or August 7. More information regarding OMI will be sent to students throughout the summer including information regarding signing up for a move-in timeslot, early arrival information and instructions, and information on how to prepare for moving to campus. Please note, students who are part of specialty programs may be asked to move into the residence halls early (see information below).

As information is made available the subsequent pages will also be updated.


Operation Move-In processes vary by which campus you are attending.  Please select the campus that you wish to learn more about in the process below:

Learn more about Operation Move-In in Statesboro Campus
Learn move about Operation Move-In at the Armstrong Campus

How to select a Move-In Timeslot


Early Arrivals

If you are participating in certain University sponsored functions (Panhellenic Recruitment, Residential Learning Communities, Marching Band, etc) you may be required to move in early to the Residence Halls. You should check with your sponsoring department to verify your Early Arrival requirements. You can also view more on Early Arrivals on each of our specific campus pages above.


Communication History

Check-In Information

Your check-in location will vary based upon which day you are arriving on campus. Please use the information below to help guide your check-in process.

Armstrong Campus Students

For students arriving on the Armstrong Campus on August 5, your check-in will take place at the Compass Point Clubhouse. The address for the Armstrong Campus is 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA. The Armstrong Campus map linked below will help guide you to the Compass Point building. You can plan to park at the Sports Center Parking Lot or Residential Parking Lot 2 for check-in. Students who are approved early arrivals coming prior to August 5 will check in at the University Housing office located in the Compass Point 7000 Building.

Statesboro Campus Students

If you are arriving for Operation Move-In on August 5, residence hall check-in will take place at the Recreation Activities Center (RAC). Traffic will be routed on Akins Boulevard to reach Paulson Stadium. Please use the following GPS address to go to the RAC: 1939 Akins Blvd, Statesboro GA. For students arriving on the Statesboro Campus between August 1 and August 4 as approved early arrivals, your check-in will take place at the University Housing office in Watson Commons. The address for Watson Commons is 1630 Chandler Road, Statesboro GA.

Campus Move-In Maps

Below you will find maps to assist you for Operation Move-In on August 5. If you are an early arrival prior to August 5 or are planning to arrive after August 5, please do not utilize these maps for navigation for housing check-in.

Armstrong Campus Residence Halls OMI Check-In MapStatesboro – Centennial Place OMI Check-In Map
Statesboro – Eagle Village OMI Check-In MapStatesboro – Freedom’s Landing OMI Check-In Map
Statesboro – Kennedy Hall OMI Check-In MapStatesboro – Southern Courtyard OMI Check-In Map
Statesboro – Southern Pines OMI Check-In MapStatesboro – Watson Hall OMI Check-In Map

Residential Learning Community Move-In

For the Fall 2022 semester, participants in Residential Learning Communities will move in on the regular move-in day of August 5 unless you are participating in a separate early arrival process (Panhellenic Recruitment, Marching Band, etc).


First Floor Meeting Introduction

2021 Georgia Southern First Floor Meeting Introductory Video

2022 Housing Zoom Sessions

Join housing staff on the dates and times listed below to learn more about your particular residence hall. If you are unable to join the Zoom live session, recordings will be made available after the sessions conclude.

2022 Kennedy and Watson Opening Zoom Session
2022 Armstrong Campus Opening Zoom Session
2022 Freedom’s Landing Opening Zoom Session
2022 Southern Pines Opening Zoom Session
2022 Centennial Place Opening Zoom Session
2022 Eagle Village Opening Zoom Session
2022 Southern Courtyard Opening Zoom Session

What to Bring

Curious on what to bring to campus when moving in? View our full list of suggested items and learn about what items you should leave home when making the move to Georgia Southern.


Student Testimonial


Volunteer Opportunities

Assisting students during Operation Move-In is a great way to connect to the campus population and engage with the new class of Georgia Southern Eagles. Sign up to volunteer today!

Last updated: 4/15/2022