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Welcome New and Returning Cardinals!


Summer is quickly flying by!  It seems like just yesterday we were sending off our graduates as they left the nest! We will soon say "Welcome Home and Welcome Back" to our new and returning Cardinals.  

This page is to serve as your go-to for any information regarding Move In at UIW.  Move in dates are as follows:

First-Year: Thursday, August 23rd, starting at 9:00am - 10:00pm at the Student Engagement Center (SEC) Ballroom.  University offices open at 8:00 am.  Please visit the Post Office on campus to receive your mailbox key.

Check out our Room Essentials Guide (link) located, also located in our Move-In Newsletter (link) for more information, and details about the moving process.

Upperclassmen: Friday, August 24th, starting at 9:00am - 10:00pm at the Student Engagement Center (SEC) Ballroom

Saturday and Sunday Check in: 10:00 am-10:00 pm Student Engagement Center (SEC) Concourse

Be sure to look at our Move-In Newsletter to get all the details about move-in day.

Check-In Location: Check-ins will be conducted in the STUDENT ENGAGEMENT CENTER. In order to streamline the move-in process, we utlize a centralized check-in. Here, you will receive all your housing information, meet the Residence Life team, visit local vendors who are excited to welcome in our Cardinal Residents, our UIW offices, and receive a key to your home for 2018!