Move-In Information

Did you register as a delayed arrival?

UnionWest Delayed Arrival Procedures

Delayed arrivals may take place on weekdays only starting August 24 through December 14; spring semester arrival timeframes will be determined closer to that time.

We encourage you to reach out to your roommates to let them know when you will be arriving!

Scheduling your move-in and COVID-19 testing (1 week in advance)

  1. Telehealth Appointment to Schedule COVID-19 Testing: Contact UCF Student Health Services at 407-823-2701 to schedule a telehealth appointment.
    1. Telehealth appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    2. Schedule your telehealth appointment at least 3 days in advance of arriving to campus.
    3. After your telehealth appointment, the provider will send your test order to Aventus Biolabs, UCF’s testing partner.
    4. Then you need to schedule your COVID-19 test online with Aventus for the day you will arrive on campus. Remember, delayed arrival move-in and testing are not open on weekends. It will take approximately 10 minutes to schedule your COVID-19 test at  Click on “COVID-19 registration,” then “UCF,” then “register,” and complete the registration process.
    5. Testing will be held on UCF main campus in Garage A.
  2. Schedule Housing Check-In: Contact UCF Housing to schedule your housing check-in for the same day as your COVID-19 test.  Housing check-ins must take place on a weekday between 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Housing check-in must be requested at least 2 business days in advance to ensure we are prepared for your arrival.
    1. Email with the following information:
      1. Full Name
      2. UCFID/VID
      3. Date/time of COVID-19 test
      4. Attach a screen shot or email that confirms your COVID-19 test is scheduled with Aventus.
    2. We will respond confirming your check-in date.

On your check-in day

  1. COVID-19 Testing on Check-In Day: Follow the directions given to you by Student Health Services to receive your COVID-19 test from Aventus in Garage A. You will be given a wristband/testing card/etc. to verify that your testing has been completed.  Please make sure to have this available when you arrive to UnionWest for move-in.
  2. (If needed) UCF Card Services: You must have your student ID card in order to check into housing. To obtain your UCF Card, visit the card office before your scheduled check- in, so that you may have it prior moving in. Card services on the main campus is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and is in the John T. Washington Center across from the bookstore.
  3. Housing Check-In: After receiving your COVID-19 test, proceed directly to the office of your assigned community to check in. Make sure to have your UCF or Valencia photo ID ready.  Your community office will check you into your room, and you can begin unloading your belongings.

After check-in

Relative Quarantine: Until you receive the results of your COVID-19 test, you should observe relative quarantine.  This includes wearing a required face covering at all times in the presence of others, following physical distancing, minimizing interactions with others, as well as avoiding crowds or groups as much as possible and obtaining food on a “to go” basis (not eating within a restaurant, dining hall, or common eating area, not cooking in community kitchens) while awaiting test results.