Moving In - Fall 2015
Boiler Gold Rush Participants
Students registered for Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) may move in on Monday, August 17 or Tuesday, August 18, 2015. (You should receive information along with your BGR registration materials.) The BGR fees include your room charges from August 17, 2015 and meals beginning on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. Please note the Purdue Dining & Catering’s residential dining courts will also be open on August 17-18, 2015, and you may use BoilerExpress to purchase meals before your BGR meals begin on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. Cash and credit card are also accepted.
Non-Boiler Gold Rush Participant
Early check-in: All residents have the option to check in early for an additional fee per person per day, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 17 through Thursday, August 20, 2015. Optional meal service will be available for an additional fee per day from Wednesday, August 19 through Thursday, August 20, 2015.
Regular Check In
Regular check in begins at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015, and the first contract meal served will begin with breakfast. This is the first meal served under your housing contract.
BGR participants, please, be sure to arrive at your assigned residence at your specified move-in time. Carts (and many friendly student leaders) will be available to assist you as you move your belongings into your new home. After you unload your belongings, be prepared to move your vehicle(s) to a designated parking area so that we can expedite the process for other residents.When you check-in, you will receive your room key and pertinent information.
Bringing Things Early
University Residences is unable to store or hold items for you over the summer. However, if you need to mail a trunk or box immediately before you arrive, please note your name on the package and address it to the main office of the hall or apartment community where you are assigned. Please be sure to mail the package so that the package’s arrival will coincide with your check-in. Information regarding pick-up will be available at your residence’s main office.
To easily answer any questions you may have regarding moving into Purdue University Residences, please visit our FAQ’s.
What You'll Need
Items Provide by University Residences:
- Bed (beds in some halls are bunkable, others are not)
- Mattress and mattress pad/cover
- Curtains (that must stay in place)
- Desk with lamp
- Phone (Purdue Village only)
- Trash can
- Smoke detector
- Closet and drawer space
- All utilities
- Internet outlets
Note: All University Residences furniture must remain in your room or apartment to comply with OSHA regulations and state law. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
Items you may want to bring with you:
- Alarm clock
- Laundry basket
- Pillow, bed linens, and blanket (not electric) for a regular twin bed - 36" x 78"
- First aid kit
- Towels and wash clothes
Items you may not bring with you:
- Candles, incense or anything else you would burn
- Electric bed warmers
- Empty alcohol bottles for decoration
- Halogen lamps
- Paintball guns
- Pets (except small fish)
- Toaster ovens or any cooking equipment other than a hot pot or a small microwave oven (for undergraduate residence halls - more information for Hilltop Apartments residents)