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First-Year & Transfer Move-in Day

Fall 2019 move-in day for first year and transfer students is Tuesday, August 20 (unless you are participating in the Honors program). If you are a BS seeking Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing student you will move in prior to participate in a special day-long program the following day. You can view your confirmation and specific information regarding your housing assignment, roommate, and your scheduled move-in time at the housing portal when it becomes available. Please review the move-in guide for detailed information. If you have questions, contact Housing Operations from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 585-475-2572 or 585-475-2113 or email

Parking Your Vehicles on Move-In Day

  • Residential students: if you are moving into the residence halls on move-in day, please follow the directions of Public Safety staff to the color-coded move-in staging areas. You should also refer to the housing portal, for detailed instructions regarding the move-in process.
  • First year students bringing vehicles to stay on campus for the year: park in Lot B (after unloading your belongings at the residence hall).
  • Commuter students: park in Lot G
  • Families: park in Lots E, F,or H (after unloading your student’s belongings at the residence hall).
  • Move In Map


Shuttle buses will be running throughout campus from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. to assist families and students. The route will include the Gleason Circle (behind the Wallace Library), the residence halls, and the parking lots. Shuttles run a continuous loop and stop at designated locations. Shuttles will run to Barnes & Noble @ RIT from the residence halls (lot C) and Gleason Circle (behind the Wallace Library) from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  For a full schedule, please view here.

Accessibility Carts

Orientation staff will operate golf carts to assist individuals with special needs only. Wheelchairs are not available on campus but can be rented in the Rochester area from Monroe Wheelchair or Southside Medical Supply.