Residence Life at Aquinas College

Move-In Schedule

Move-In for New Students to Aquinas (First-Year and Transfer Students for Fall 2022)

Move-in for new students will occur between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM on August 18. Housing assignments for new students will be communicated the first week of July. Along with the housing assignment information, students are provided with an assigned move-in time to arrive on-campus. Your housing assignment letter will describe where to enter campus to check-in.

On move-in day, students and families will move belongings into their rooms during their assigned times. If you are a Bridge student, STEM student, athlete participating in pre-season activities, or a global student, please review information regarding your move-in below.

New students who are not able to move in on August 18 should complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.


Move-In for New Students participating in STAR on August 16

Move-in for new students participating in STAR on August 17 will occur on August 16 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. All students will check-in at Regina Hall first and then be directed to their residence hall (if not Regina). If you are unable to arrive during the scheduled move-in time, please complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.


Move-In for New Students Participating in the AQ Bridge Community Program

Move-in for new students participating in the Aquinas Bridge Community Program will occur on August 7 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Check-in will be at the Regina Hall front desk. Bridge students will be moving into their Fall 2022 housing assignment and will not need to relocate at the end of the program. Students are welcome to remain on-campus in between the conclusion of summer Bridge activities and the start of New Student Orientation.

If you are unable to arrive during the scheduled move-in time, please complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.


Move-In for Students Participating in the STEM Program

STEM Program participants will move into their Fall 2022 housing assignment on Monday, August 15 between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Check-in will be at the front desk of Regina Hall. Students will collect their keys and information packet at check-in. Volunteers will be available to help move items into the residence halls beginning at 10:00 AM but not before then, so please plan to arrive at 10:00 AM at the earliest.

 

STEM Program Move-in Letter


Move-In for Returning Students

Move-in for returning students will occur on August 19 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. All students will check-in at the Donnelly Center before heading to their residence hall.

 

Returning students who are not able to move in on August 19 should complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.

 

Aquinas welcomes all returning students to join our community for Welcome Week. More details about Welcome Week are coming soon!


Student Athletes

Fall athletes will receive move-in date & time information from their coach.

  • Women's Volleyball, Women's Soccer, and Men's Soccer will move-in on August 7 between the hours of 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Aquinas College will host a Welcome Back BBQ Dinner for students returning to campus on August 7.
  • Check-in for all of these teams will take place at Regina Hall. Students will be directed to their building (if not Regina) after check-in.

Students that need to request a different time should complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.

 

If you have a question regarding your arrival date as a Fall Athlete, please email reslife@aquinas.edu.


Global Students

New Global Student move-in will take place on August 15. Students will participate in Global Student Orientation to begin on August 16. Students arriving between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM Eastern can check-in at the Regina Hall Front Desk. Students that need to request a different time should complete the Special Arrival Request Form to request special move-in arrangements.


Returning Students in Leadership or Involvement Roles

Returning students who serve in leadership or involvement roles at the College (OLs, DAs, Front Desk Staff, etc.) that could potentially necessitate a special move in should consult with the department that sponsors the opportunity.

  • Resident Assistant Staff: August 6
  • Bridge Staff: August 6
  • Diversity Assistants: August 7
  • Front Desk Staff: August 13
  • Orientation Leaders: August 15, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Additional Move-In Information and Logistics

Housing & Residence Life Experience will provide additional details about move-in days to help students and families understand what to expect and what protocols will be in place. We will continue to communicate that information via email. Reach out to us at reslife@aquinas.edu if you have any questions. The drive-in schedule for the New Student Move-in Day can be viewed below:

 

 Group Number  Move-in Time
 Group 1  8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
 Group 2  8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
 Group 3  9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
 Group 4  9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
 Group 5  10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
 Group 6  10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
 Group 7  11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 Group 8  11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
 Group 9  12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
 Group 10  12:30 PM to 1:00 PM