Move In & Out Information

George Washington University and Campus Living and Residential Education strive to make the move-in and move-out processes as easy and stress-free as possible.

Move-In/Out Dates

fall 2020 move in

We look forward to welcoming you and having you as part of our on-campus community this fall. Move-in is being conducted with a commitment to your safety and that of our campus community.

We will continue to send detailed information and instructions to your GW email address. Please check your email regularly for the most up to date information.


Campus Living E-Services

Please login to Campus Living E-Services to view your housing assignment, your move in date and time, and to complete your self check-in. 

 

All University residence halls will close on

December 23, 2020 at 12 PM

Fall 2020 Move-Out

 

GW is providing limited on-campus housing to full-time undergraduate students for the spring 2021 semester. As announced previously, the move-in dates for the spring 2021 semester will be staggered as the university continues to follow public health guidance to support the health and safety of our community. 

Fall Residents Returning to Campus for Spring 2021 

  • Residents living on campus during the fall 2020 semester are able to start moving in starting on Sat. Jan. 9 at 9 a.m.
  • All students residing on campus this spring will need to complete "Living On Campus 101," an online module that highlights what students can expect while on campus, including COVID testing procedures, community expectations, and opportunities to engage in the community. Students will not have access to the residence halls until this module is complete. Students with a confirmed housing assignment will receive an email with instructions by early January with information on how to complete this module. 
  • As we continue to the follow the university and the District's health and safety measures in response to the ongoing pandemic, we are not able to accommodate any requests to move in earlier than Jan. 9. However, if an emergency arises such as a cancelled/rearranged flight or impactful weather, we may be able to assist with emergency housing on a case by case basis. Please contact the CLRE Staff Member on call via 202-294-1066 to discuss your situation. 
  • When you return to campus in January you will be required to quarantine until cleared by the Campus COVID Support Team, Also, please make an appointment for your mandatory COVID test at the campus testing center for the next business day after you return. 
  • Student athletes -- you will receive information directly from Athletics or your coach about your return dates.

New Spring 2021 Residents 

  • Residents who are approved for spring 2021 housing will sign up for a move in date and time. Students will be able to choose to move-in the weekend of Jan. 23-24 or Jan. 30-31. 
  • New resident students moving in for the spring 2021 semester may select their move in time slot between Tuesday, Dec, 8 at 10 a.m. EST until Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. EST. Students with a confirmed room assignment will receive an email with instructions on how to reserve their timeslot. After making a reservation, the system will send an automated message confirmation. 
  • The move-in registration system is self service. If you need to change your selected date and tme, changes can be made up until Wednesday, Jan. 20. No adjustments can be made after that date as we prepare for students to arrive. 
  • All students residing on campus this spring will need to complete "Living On Campus 101," an online module that highlights what students can expect while on campus, including COVID testing procedures, community expectations, and opportunities to engage in the community. Students will not have access to the residence halls until this module is complete. Students with a confirmed housing assignment will receive an email with instructions by early January with information on how to complete this module. 
  • As we follow public health measures and plan ahead for the daily scheduled arrivals, we are not able to accommodate walk-ups or requests to move into your room outside of th established dates and times indicated. We are also unable to accommodate requests for move-ins earlier than Jan. 23. 
  • Students will be allowed to select up to two helpers to assist with their move in during the three-hour time slot. Your helpers must leave the hall at the end of your 3 hour time slot. 
  • You will have access to use a blue cart to assist with your move in during your time slot. 
  • All students (and faculty, staff, and visitors) are required to wear cloth masks at all times when on- or off-campus and whether inside or outside. District of Columbia and university guidelines state that masks are to be work at all times, both inside and outside, except when eating and in one's own home/room. 

If students or family members have additional questions about the spring 2021 move in process, please email us at [email protected]

Halls Close:

  • Undergraduate students, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Noon

Please continue to check your email for detailed information on the move out process during the Virtual Learning period. 

*These dates have been updated on 1/5/2021. Dates may be subject to change pending COVID response