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The residence halls will be open during the following hours for check-in:
Thursday, August 24th, 2017 - 1 PM – 4:30 PM
Friday, August 25th, 2017 - 1 PM – 4:30 PM
Saturday, August 26th, 2017 - 1 PM – 4:30 PM,
These are times you may pick up your key. You may move your belongings in anytime at your convenience after you pick up your key. Failure to claim your room by 4:30 PM on Saturday, August 26th, 2017, will result in the loss of your room assignment (and the charge of the $200.00 cancellation fee.) If you are unable to check-in by 4:30 PM on Saturday, August 26th, 2017, you must contact the Residence Life Office at 901-678-2295 and request to be placed on the Late Arrivals List to avoid the $200.00 cancellation fee and the loss of your housing assignment.

If you are assigned to: Your check-in location is:
Living Learning Complex The floor to which you are assigned Carpenter Complex Community Building Rawls Hall The floor to which you are assigned Smith Hall The floor to which you are assigned South Hall South Lobby Park Ave. Apartments/GSFH Office on Park Campus Centennial Place Centennial Place room 189
In order to have a secured housing assignment with the University of Memphis, all students must have a minimum enrollment of 6 hours.
If you wish to change room assignments, you may request a room change during the room change period. The Room Change period for the 2017 Fall Semester is August 31st and September 1st. You will receive information on room change at check-in. You are expected to occupy the room stated on your Fall 2017 housing assignment until the room change period. NO MOVES ARE ALLOWED PRIOR TO ROOM CHANGE.
If you wish to change Meal Plans, you have until September 1st to email stating which meal plan you currently have (if applicable) and what meal plan you wish to change to. After September 1st, if a meal plan change is requested there cancellation fees based on the calendar set by the Bursar's office.
Please see your Assistant Area Coordinator for further information. Or for more information, visit our website at