Move-In Weekend

When is Move-In Weekend?

We are excited to soon welcome you to campus! Spring 2023 Move-In Weekend for residential students will be from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. as follows.  Additional details will be provided in the Housing Portal and via email closer to the actual dates.

  • Returning Students can return to campus, check in, and sign for their room key in Sunday, January 15th or Monday, January 16th between 12:00 p.m. and 5 p.m.    Note check in locations below. 
  • New residential transfer students or first-time freshman starting at UVA Wise in January 2023 can move in on Sunday, January 15th between 12:00 p.m. and 5 p.m.   Note check in locations below. 
  • Students arriving early for an athletic commitments or and other official College event, please follow the instructions of your coach or supervisor regarding Move-In dates, times, and details.

Check In Locations: 

  • If your Spring 2023 housing assignment is in McCraray, Culbertson or Still Hall, you can pick up your room key from the lobby of Culberston Hall on Sunday 1/15 or Monday 1/16 between 12 - 5 p.m. 
  • If your Spring 2023 housing assignment is in Henson, Asbury, Thompson or Martha Randolph Hall, you can pick up your room key from the lobby of Henson Hall on Sunday 1/15 or Monday 1/16 between 12 - 5 p.m.

If you have any additional questions, please email

What should I bring?

Consult the Guide to Campus Living and the Housing Agreement for policies and procedures, as well as approved and prohibited items, room dimensions, etc.  See the additional suggestions noted below.

Guide to Campus Living

Basic Necessities

Consider packing the sure to check with your roommate to avoid duplicating what you bring.

  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Sheets (twin, long)
  • Raincoat or umbrella
  • Clothes hangers
  • Toiletries
  • Blanket and pillow
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Storage containers
  • Laptop or tablet

Allowed Appliances

  • Refrigerator (may not exceed 4 cubic feet)
  • Microwave (may not exceed 800 watts)
  • Power strip with reset button (no extension cords)
  • Coffee pot
  • Iron
  • Lamp
  • Floor fan
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Electric razor
  • Television
  • Crockpot
  • Hair dryer
  • Toaster

Where can I park?

Follow the directions of Campus Police when you arrive for Move-In Day. Students and families should unload belongings and then move vehicles to the appropriate parking areas at Greear Gymnasium (for visitors) or the designated lots (for students).

What else can I do while I'm in Wise?

Find great places to eat, shop, stay, and explore during your time at Wise.

What to Do in Wise