We assign a specified time frame for you to move in based on your building and the floor you live on. Schedule coming soon.
Halls open from 1 - 4 p.m. New students attending orientation and approved early arrivals may move in.
Halls open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. New students who attended orientation may move in.
Halls open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Both new and returning students may move in.
Halls open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Both new and returning students may move in.
Refer to myRedDragon after August 1 for your specific move-in time based on your room assignment.
Are you interested in moving in earlier than Friday, Saturday, or Sunday? Sign up for Blaze's Opening Crew! All participants will receive a free t-shirt. You can sign up between August 1-20. This is the only way you will be able to arrive early if you are returning or if you have already attended orientation.
Thursday, August 24 arrival (already attended orientation):
If you will attend orientation, you are automatically approved to move in early. You do not need to do anything.
Thursday, August 24 arrival:
Friday, August 25 arrival:
Available on myRedDragon between August 1-20. Once logged into myRedDragon:
If you want to participate in Blaze's Opening Crew and you do not live on campus you still can! Complete the Blaze's Opening Crew- Off Campus Volunteers form. It's that easy! We are open to full clubs and organizations sign up too. Please let us know by August 20.
Purchase what you need for your room. Coordinate with your roommate to decide who is bringing what shared items like the TV, refrigerator and rug. Refer to our “What to Bring and What Not to Bring” document and print off our suggested shopping list to bring with you.
Label all items you will move into your room with your name, residence hall and room number. To make this process easier we have created labels that you can download and print onto your own label sheets (or just print them on regular paper and tape them on). You can use 2"x4" labels (Avery 5163). If you would like to receive assistance moving in your belongings, make sure your items are labeled (including your fan, refrigerator and any other loose items you have in addition to boxes and bags).
When you arrive on campus SUNY Cortland staff will be available to make the move-in process one of the easiest you will ever experience. Here is what you can expect:
Students assigned to West Campus Apartments should go directly to the West Campus Recreation Center to check in.