Housing Opening – Saturday, August 12, 2017

Move-In Day Guide

INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE UPDATES FREQUENTLY IN JULY, AUGUST, DECEMBER & JANUARY. PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY.

Crimson Kickoff begins Saturday, Aug. 12, with Move-In Day and continues throughout the month with various events and activities. Please revisit this site for Move-In Day updates.

Move In Dates and Times
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Move-In Day Tips
Check Your Room Assignment
Directions and Check-In
What to Bring for Garcia Hall, Piñon Hall and Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel
What to Bring to Chamisa Village, Cervantes Village and Vista Del Monte
Roommates
Local Accommodations
Early and Late Arrival
Info for Family Members

Move-In Dates and Times – TENTATIVE (PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON)

Fall Semester Move In –
SATURDAY, AUG. 12, 2017

Please know your room/apartment assignment prior to showing up at campus. Your student can check their assignment by using their NMSU credentials to sign into MyHousing.

PIÑON HALL & RHODES-GARRETT-HAMIEL (RGH) RESIDENTS

Enter campus at Triviz. Dr. off University Ave. (map below) during the specified time below.
8:30-9:45am – Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel 2nd floor & all of Piñon A residents arrive
9:45-11:00am – Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel 1st floor & all of Piñon B residents arrive

Volunteers with carts will be available in these locations during the specified time frames. Arrivals may occur from 8:30am-3:00pm, but no additional volunteer help will occur after 3:00pm. After 3:00pm, Residence Hall check-in for all halls (Garcia East, Garcia West, Piñon & RGH) will move to the Garcia Hall Service Desk.

All Community Meetings for new residents are scheduled at 4:00pm. Resident Assistants will help residents know where to be.

ALL RESIDENTS check-in under the Pan American Center digital marquee.
(Click image to download a printable PDF.)

GARCIA HALL RESIDENTS

Enter campus at Triviz Dr. off University Ave. (map above) during the specified time below.
12:00 (noon)-1:30pm – Garcia West B Patio & Garcia East C Patio residents arrive
1:30-3:00pm – Garcia West A Patio & Garcia East D Patio residents arrive

Volunteers with carts will be available in these locations during the specified time frame. Arrivals may occur between 8:30am-3:00pm; however, no additional volunteer help will be available before noon or after 3:00pm. Check-ins at the Garcia Hall Service Desk will stop by 10pm and resume again Sunday, Aug. 13, at 8:00am.

All Community Meetings for new residents are scheduled at 4:00pm. Resident Assistants will help residents know where to be.

CERVANTES VILLAGE (Buildings E, F, G, H & J) & VISTA DEL MONTE (Buildings K-X)

  • Enter campus at Triviz. Dr. off University Ave.
  • 9:00am-3:00pm: All Cervantes & Vista Del Monte residents may arrive at the Aggie Express Building at the corner of Williams & Standley.
  • We will have volunteers providing carts, but no physical assistance moving your belongings into your apartment.
  • Check-ins after 3:00pm wil move to the South Campus Service Desk located at the SC Residential Life Office at 1400 Center Drive in Las Cruces, NM 88003.
  • Check-ins at the South Campus Service Desk will stop by 10pm and resume again Sunday, Aug. 13, at 8am.

Cervantes Village & Vista Del Monte after-hours check-in map
(Click image to download printable PDF.)

 

CHAMISA VILLAGE I & II (Buildings A, B, C, E, F, G & H)

  • Enter campus at Triviz Dr. off University Ave.
  • 9:00am-3:00pm: All Chamisa residents may arrive at the Chamisa/Pan American Center parking lot.
  • We will have volunteers providing carts, but no physical assistance moving your belongings into your apartment.
  • Check-ins after 3:00pm will move to the Chamisa Service Desk located at the Chamisa Club House.
  • Check-ins at the Chamisa Service Desk will stop by 10pm and resume again Sunday, Aug. 13, at 8:00am.

Chamisa Village after-hours check-in map
(Click image to download printable PDF.)


Early/Late Arrival or Assistance on Move-In Day

  • Early Arrival: Early check-in requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis for students participating in organizations or events that necessitate arrival before the official Move-In Day. Please complete the Early Arrival/Late Stay RequestTypically early arrival requests must be received prior to August 1, 2017 and at least two weeks in advance of the planned arrival. Early arrival may require payment of a nightly rate from the date of check-in until opening day. Please note that summer school, summer conferences and our facility cleaning schedule all impact our ability to accommodate early arrivals.
  • Late Arrival: If you will be arriving after the first day of classes, please notify our office to ensure your space is held for you.
  • Students or Families Needing Special Assistance for Disabilities: If you need assistance during Move-In Day because of a medical limitation, please call the Housing Office at 575-646-3202 to make arrangements.

Driving Directions

To help ensure a smoother experience for students and parents, ALL campus residents will enter campus at the SAME location. From University Ave., you’ll enter campus at Triviz Dr. located under the Pan American Center digital billboard marquee. There will be plenty of signage and volunteers to help guide you in. From there, simply follow the signs that will direct you to your specific check-in parking location. All residence halls will check in at the Pan American Center Parking Lot at 1810 E. University Ave.

  • Cervantes Vista Del Monte residents will be guided to Aggie Express at the corner of Williams & Standley. Residents arriving after 3:00pm on Aug. 12 should report directly to the South Campus Residential Life Office & Operations Center at 1400 Center Rd.
  • Greek residents will check-in with Cervantes residents at Aggie Express (on Aug. 12) or at the South Residential Life Office after hours.
  • Chamisa Village residents will be directed to a parking area near the building for check-in. Check-ins after 3:00pm on Aug. 12 should report directly to the Chamisa Club House at 1725 Stewart St., Las Cruces, NM 88003.

Check-In

GARCIA HALL, PIÑON HALL & RHODES-GARRETT-HAMIEL

As soon as you arrive to the Pan American Center, signs and volunteers will guide you to your designated Check-In parking lot. Please be sure to bring your Aggie ID Card with you. In Piñon, RGH, Garcia and Chamisa Village, your Aggie ID Card provides access to the exterior doors/gates. Room and mailbox keys will be issued as part of the Check-In process. Aggie ID Cards are issued though the NMSU ID Card Office. Avoid delays by obtaining your Aggie ID Card before you arrive on campus. The ID Card Office will open at 8:00 a.m. on Move-in Day. At Check-In, you’ll receive unloading directions and instructions. Volunteers will be on hand to assist you with your move.

CHAMISA VILLAGE, CERVANTES VILLAGE, VISTA DEL MONTE & GREEK

As soon as you arrive to the Pan American Center, signs and volunteers will guide you to your designated Check-In parking lot. Please be sure to bring your Aggie ID Card with you. Room and mailbox keys will be issued as part of the Check-In process. Aggie ID Cards are issued though the NMSU ID Card Office. Avoid delays by obtaining your Aggie ID Card before you arrive on campus. The ID Card Office will open at 8:00 a.m. on Move-in Day. We will have volunteers providing carts, but no physical assistance moving your belongings into your apartment.


Move-in Day Tips

  • Know your residence hall or apartment assignment before your arrive. Check here.
  • Keep a file of everything the University sends you and bring it with you to check-in.
  • Move-In Day will be hot; dress accordingly.
  • Garcia Hall, Piñon Hall, Chamisa Village and parts of Vista Del Monte have restricted access to an elevator on Move-In Day. Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel is two stories, but has no elevator. Cervantes Village has no elevator, but is only one story.
  • Expect some congestion and traffic.
  • An information tent will be located on the International Mall south of Garcia Hall if you need directions or have questions.
  • While some move-in carts will be provided, there is a limited supply. If you have your own cart, dolly or hand-truck, you might want to bring it along.
  • Water will be provided throughout the day.
  • Limited food service will be available on Move-In Day. Meal plans for students begin with dinner on Move-In Day. If you have not purchased a Meal Plan yet, you may do so online or at ID Card Services located on the lower level of Corbett Center Student Union.

Info for Family Members

INFO COMING SOON