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Fall 2017 Move-In Information

Fall 2017 classes begin on September 5, 2017.  First year student move in's are traditionally a few days before New Student Orientation.  Upper-class check in's are usually 1-2 days before the start of classes.  The Move in dates should be published by June 1st.  In July, Students will recieve an e-mail with move in information.  All students are required to schedule a move in appointment.  

Students are not permitted to move in before their scheduled move in date and appointment time.  The Office of Residential Student Services will provide moving carts during the designated moving times.  

Late Arrivals: Students are strongly encouraged to arrive during the designated hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to take advantage of the moving carts. In the event that you must arrive after that time, please be advised that you must check in through the residence hall in which you will reside. 

Students must complete the following in order to check in. Students who do not have all the items completed WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO MOVE IN.

  1. You must be registered as a full time student in order to check in. 

  2. Your Kean University bill must also be fully covered before you move in.

  3. The meningitis vaccination must be up to date and Health Services needs a copy of this record.

  4. Proof of Health insurance must be submitted to Health Services via KeanWise.

    1. log into KeanWise

    2. Click the "Students" tab

    3. Under the "Other" heading, click the Residentiali and International Students Proof of Insurance Submission link

  5. Your emergency contact information needs to be up to date on KeanWise.

  6. ™CampusAlert™: The university uses CampusAlert™, a notification system, Campus Crisis Management, and First Response Communication.  All students residing in the residence halls are required to register for CampusAlert™ Please go to to learn how to sign up for CampusAlert™

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