Move-In Information

Updated 8/17/2021 for Fall 2021

As we approach the start of the fall semester, we expect that all members of our community take personal precautions. We expect all residents to wear a mask indoors, including in shared community spaces inside of residential buildings, in accordance with the CDC’s latest guidance.

If you are not vaccinated, get vaccinated to protect yourself if you are able to do so.

Vaccines are our most effective tool in combatting hospitalization and death due to COVID-19, and wearing masks can help prevent the spread of the virus. The choice not to be vaccinated or wearing a mask can increase your risk and jeopardize the health and well-being of those around you. Vaccines are readily available, and students living in UnionWest should strive to be fully vaccinated or have at least one shot of the vaccine no later than August 22.

UnionWest has limited isolation rooms that will be made available only to out-of-state and international students who need accommodations. In-state students needing to isolate must return home or isolate off campus at their own cost. This practice is in line with the State University System’s Health Policies for 2021-22, which state that universities are not expected to provide separate on-campus housing for individuals who are directed to quarantine because of exposure to COVID-19.

Thank you for taking responsibility for your own health and the well-being of those around you.

NEW: Students must complete a simple health screening self-check, using the COVID Self-Checker in the UCF mobile app. More details are available on the Move-in Day page. 

Review all of the move-in pages in the navigation menu for important information on how to schedule your move-in appointment and what to expect.


Fall 2021 Move-in Dates


Fall 2021 Early Move-In, by appointment only:

Saturday, August 14, 2021* 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 15, 2021** 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

* Early Move-in on Saturday, August 14, is only for students participating in UCF sorority recruitment and marching band.

** Early Move-in on Sunday, August 15, is for students participating in programs such as UCF sorority recruitment, marching band, Housing Leadership Institute, LEAD Scholars retreat, theatre auditions, and orientation.

Please note that final cleaning and maintenance preparations are still underway during early move-in. Charges for early move-in are assessed based on room type and range from approximately $25-$45 per night, for all nights prior to Thursday, August 19, 2021. Early move-in will be billed to your student account after you check in.

Fall 2021 Move-In, by appointment only:

Thursday, August 19, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, August 20, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, August 21, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 22, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UnionWest move-in procedures vary for fall, spring and summer. Campus partners including Parking Services, Campus PD and IT are available to support your move-in process. Other on-campus vendors, like food and beverage vendors, may have limited hours or services. It is important to plan accordingly.