HOUSING UPDATE SUMMER 2018
“To empower students to develop authentic relationships and inclusive communities within an exceptional residential experience” -Housing & Residence Life Mission Statement
Fall 2018 Move-In Information Move-In Dates:
Please arrive on the date that is most convenient for you and your family. Wednesday, August 8, Saturday, *August 11 or Wednesday, August 15
Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena 3000 Stadium Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Tips: Coordinate with your roommates on items to buy.
Wait until everyone moves in to buy large items for the room.
**Measure your room for dimensions after moving in.
Across from the Brown Lupton University Union in Lot 6
Please make every effort to check-in during your assigned time. 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM • Residents on 3rd, 5th and 6th floors. 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Residents on Garden Level and 2nd floors. 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Residents on 1st and 4th floors.
*Colby Hall residents should refer to the Colby Hall move-in schedule for August 11. **General room dimensions are available on our website, but each room varies slightly in size.
Students will fill out paperwork, pick up their room key, and get their student ID upon check-in. Please have your move-in pass upon arrival. Further directions about where to park for our 15-minute unloading areas will be given upon your arrival. Move-in volunteers and a limited number of carts will be available. Make sure to stay hydrated. See you soon!
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Frogs First is a welcome program for all new students before classes begin. Visit FrogsFirst.TCU.edu for more information.
These meetings are mandatory for students to attend.
Welcome meetings are designed for students to meet others in their hall, learn about policies and procedures and meet their RA! When you arrive, your hall staff will let you know when your meeting will be held.
Personal grooming products
Power strips with surge protector
Blue painters tape
Students must get a TCU mailbox if they wish to receive packages and mail on campus.
Students are not able to receive packages and mail in their residence halls other than flowers and perishable arrangements. Please sign up for a mailbox by calling (817) 257-7840 or e-mail TCUMailboxes@TCU.edu.
Do Not Bring
Parking permits will be available to pick up at move-in.
Halogen lamps & bulbs
Make sure to fill out your parking permit application once it is available on my.tcu.edu. Visit Police.TCU.edu for more information.
When do I get my assigned move-in day?
TV wall mount brackets
Candles and incense
Pets, other than fish
Non-LED holiday lights
Any kitchen appliance with a heating element
Double-sided tape/3M strips
You are not assigned a move-in day. However, it is recommended that students participating in Challenge B & Casa Nueva C move in on Aug. 8, and students attending Orientation 11, Summit or females going through recruitment move in on Aug.11. Recruitment will begin that evening. All other students are recommended to move in on Aug. 15.
What happens if I miss my move-in time?
On August 8, 11 or 15, if you arrive after your move-in time but before 3:00 PM, go to the Schollmaier Arena to check-in. If it is after 3:00 PM, go directly to your hall and call the RA on duty.
When do meal plans begin? On August 12 for brunch.
Bicycle & lock
Small bulletin board
Fish in a ten gallon tank or less
Single cup brewers such as a Keurig
Housing@TCU.edu / (817) 257-7865 / TCU Box 297360, Fort Worth, TX 76129
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