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SMU Move In

When Can I Check-in?

First Years & Transfer students

  • All first year and transfer students attending Mustang Corral check-in on Wednesday, August 16. 
  • In order to manage traffic, elevator loads, and parking, each student will have a window of time to check in. 
  • Students will select their check in time window starting July 25 at 12 Noon on the housing portal. NOTE:  this is a new date and time due to a technical delay.

Returning Residents.

Check-in is Saturday, August 19 from 9 AM to 3 PM

  • Residents arriving on August 19th do not need a specific time window.


Arriving on Sunday? Please check in at your community from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Arriving on Monday? Please contact our office to let us know! Check in at the service desk at Virginia-Snider between 8 AM to 4 PM.

Students attending International AARO or participants in sponsored programs requiring early arrival will receive information by email regarding their check in date, time and location.

Please make travel arrangements to arrive on campus during check-in hours. Check-in at other times are not be available.

Can I check-in early?

No, individual requests for early arrival are not available. Some residents may be eligible for early arrival due to their University-sponsored involvement in Mustang Corral, varsity athletic practices, or other University business. Early arrival requests are submitted to RLSH by the sponsoring department or on-campus organization. 

When is Mustang Corral check-in?

Going to Mustang Corral? First-year and transfer students who have registered for Corral may check-in at their residential commons on Wednesday, August 16 during their check in window. (Sign up for a check in window starting July 25th on the housing portal)


For the SMU itinerary guide click here.

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