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Spring Move Out

Sansom Place West

Move-Out Date 

The Move-Out day for Sansom Place West is June 30, 2022 unless otherwise shared with you. If you are living on campus for the fall term and wish to have summer housing, please apply for continuous summer residency as part of your housing application. Sansom Place West residents will not need to select a departure time.


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Fall Move In

Fall 2022 Move-In Dates

More information about move-in, including operating hours for move-in dates, will be updated over the summer.

Monday, August 22nd:  First-Year Specific Population Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 5 pm

The Office of New Student Orientation & Academic Initiatives (NSOAI) hosts specific orientation programming for the exchange/IGSP, FGLI, international, and transfer populations. Any students who identify with these specific populations will receive addition information from NSOAI whether they should plan for an August 22nd move-in. If you have any questions, please email NSO at

Tuesday, August 23rd:  First-Year Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 5 pm

Wednesday, August 24th:  First-Year Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 3 pm

Friday, August 26th:  Returning Student Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 5 pm

Saturday, August 27th:  Returning Student Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 5 pm

Sunday, August 28th:  Returning Student Move-In
Arrival times run from 8 am to 5 pm

Future Move-In Dates
Select Arrival Time: June 21

Please review move-in dates, and then go to MyHomeAtPenn to select your arrival time starting in the afternoon on Tuesday, June 21. You are able to change your arrival time up until Monday, August 16.

Submit Your PennCard Photo: by July 17

For new students: in order ensure that your check-in process at move-in goes smoothly, you must apply for your PennCard through Campus Express by submitting your photo on-line by July 17, 2022.

Register Your Guest: August 1

You will be able to sign up your guests via the RHS Portal starting in the afternoon on Monday, August 1. This process will generate a mobile guest pass, which each guest must show – in addition to photo ID – to the Allied Guard at the turnstile of the residential building. Your guests are not able to stay overnight.

After-Hours Arrival

After-hours arrival times are for students arriving after 3 pm on August 24 or after 5 pm on August 22, 23, and 26-28 on scheduled move-in days. You must select an after-hours arrival time on MyHomeAtPenn. Please note that if this after-hours arrival is also an early arrival, you may be charged a nightly fee.

If you are arriving after-hours, please note that streets will not be closed and there will not be staff available to assist with parking and moving items up steps in selected buildings.

If you are a new student, your PennCard will be available at your building’s Information Center. You will be able to sign out a cart from your building’s Information Center.

If you have a guests, you can sign them in at your building’s Information Center.

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