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Move-in information

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Winter 2015 schedule

Mackenzie King Village (MKV)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at MKV Front Desk

Ron Eydt Village (REV)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at REV Front Desk

UW Place (UWP)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at UWP Beck Hall Community Centre Front Desk

Village 1 (V1)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at V1 Front Desk

Minota Hagey | Velocity (MH)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at V1 Front Desk

Columbia Lake Village-South (CLV-South)

  • Sunday, January 4, after 8 a.m.

  • Pick up your key at CLV Community Centre Front Desk

Columbia Lake Village-North (CLV-North)

  • CLV-North move-in day is Thursday, January 1*

  • Pick up your keys at the CLV Front Desk any time after 8 a.m. 

  • *Grad students are not eligible for early arrival as contracts end the day before the new contract term begins. 

Do you need to move-in before January 4?

Remember, students are not allowed to move-in to residence early, except under very specific situations.

We have provided a list of temporary & short term accommodations for those who do not qualify to arrive in residence early, or need housing before the move-in date.

Early arrival options 

Students living in:

  • Village 1, Ron Eydt Village, UW Place, Minota Hagey, Mackenzie King Village or Columbia Like Village-South may submit a request

Please submit your early arrival request through the Welcome Home Page.

  • If your request is accepted, the earliest you may move-in to residence is Saturday, January 3, after 1 p.m.

Late arrival procedure

If you need to check in to residence after the scheduled move in date, you must submit a Late Arrival Request.

  • Students who do not fill out a request form and do not check in to residence by the first day of class (January 5) will have their residence contract cancelled and will lost their $500 deposit. 
You can request to move in to residence late by accessing the form through your Welcome Home Page.

Early arrival request

Early arrivals are available only if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you live out-of-province or country; or
  • Other extenuating circumstances.

In order to qualify for early move-in you must submit a form and receive a confirmation email from the Residence Life Co-ordinator.

Not sure what you should pack and what is best left at home?

What to bring

We've made a list for you! Check out what to bring (and what not to bring) based on your room style:

Additional services

Books in Rez

Books in Rez is a service offered for all students moving into residence in the fall term. It allows students the opportunity to have their text books delivered right to their residence! No lines. No waiting. No hassles.

Residence Linens

Purchase a complete set of linens and bathroom essentials and have them delivered to your residence before move-in day.


Rent a mini-fridge for your room and have it delivered before you move in.