Check-In Information

To expedite check-in, one member of your family may unload the vehicle while you check-in.

Only Penn State students with proper identification can receive a check-in packet. Packets will not be given to family members or friends. After you have received your room key, you may move your items into your room. Please move your vehicle to a temporary parking lot as soon as it is unloaded.

What to Bring to Check-in

  • Penn State id+ Card or other photo ID
  • Yourself (you may not send a friend or family member to check-in for you)

What You’ll Receive at Check-in

  • Room key
  • Room check-in sheet
  • Other important information

If you do not have a room assignment for move-in day, go directly to the Housing and Food Services Office, located in HighAcres Cafe. If the office is closed when you arrive, ask Police Services or Residence Life for assistance.

Check-in Locations (fall arrival only)

If your room is in: Pick up your key at:
South Hall South Hall Lobby
North Hall North Hall Lobby
West Hall West Hall Administration Office

Click here for additional information about check-in times, locations, and orientation activities.