HRL staff are ready to welcome you and support your transition to USI. Refer to the links below and to the left for more information about move in, what to bring/not to bring as well as find answers to all your housing questions.
Learn more about what our apartment and residence hall communities have to offer in amenities. This information will assist you and your roommates when coordinating what to bring.
Check out packing lists for apartments and residence halls. Click here for a list of what not to bring to campus.
If you have questions, please contact the Housing and Residence Life office at 812-468-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2018 Move In Guide mailed to residents.
Room/roommate assignment information emailed to residents. Be sure to check your myUSI email account.
Move In for Living Learning Community Residents ONLY
10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Ruston Hall and O'Bannon Hall
Students and families should follow signage to the circle drive in front of their assigned residence hall (O’Bannon or Ruston). There will be volunteers to help unload your vehicle. While the vehicle is unloaded, the student will go inside their residence hall to check in, pick up their key and USI swag. Once the vehicle is unloaded, one member of the family must move the vehicle out of the circle drive to the parking lot. Volunteers will assist in moving the student’s items to their room. LLC students are encouraged to move in during this scheduled time as there are activities planned for them later that day. If for some reason, a student cannot move in during the scheduled time on Wednesday, August 15, please contact Housing and Residence Life to let staff know when you plan to arrive.
Move In for New Housing Residents
9 a.m.-3 p.m. - Check in at the Physical Activities Center (PAC)
- Last name from A-L begin arriving at 9 a.m.
- Last name from M-Z begin arriving at 12:30 p.m.
Housing check in starts at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). Students and families should park in Lot C outside of the PAC. There will be volunteers to direct you where you need to go once inside the PAC. While inside the PAC, students will check in with housing to pick up their key and USI swag. During this time, students also will pick up their parking permit and Welcome Week schedule. You can visit the resource fair, which includes representatives from the Registrar’s Office, Food Services, Public Safety, local businesses and more. When leaving the PAC traffic control volunteers will direct students to either their residence hall or apartment building. There will be volunteers to help unload your vehicle at the residence halls and freshmen apartments only. Once the vehicle is unloaded, one member of the family must move the vehicle to the parking lot. Volunteers will direct you where to park and will assist in moving the student’s items to their room.
3 p.m.-Midnight - Check in at the Housing and Residence Life Office
Housing check in moves to the HRL office at 3 p.m. Please park in the lot out front of the office. Students will pick up their keyt and USI swag. Volunteers will not be available to assist with unloading and moving items into rooms after 4:30 p.m.
Move In for Returning Residents*
9 a.m.-Midnight - Check in at the Housing and Residence Life Office
Please park in the lot out front of the office. Students will pick up their key, parking permit and USI swag.
*Includes new residents unable to move in Wednesday or Thursday.
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