Move-In, Move-Out & Important Dates

For move-in and move-out, all students and guests must follow Hartwick College policies & protocols to minimize the risk of COVID infection.

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Move-In

Athlete & Early Arrival Move In

Information regarding move in will be communicated to all students in the weeks leading up to the start of the semester.

First Year Move-In

Information regarding move in will be communicated to all students in the weeks leading up to the start of the semester.

Upperclassmen Move-In

Information regarding move in will be communicated to all students in the weeks leading up to the start of the semester.

Early Arrival Process

The only students permitted to arrive prior to the check-in date at the beginning of each semester are those students whom college departments have requested to be on campus. These may include student athletes for practice, students working on campus, or students on campus for training purposes.
Students who do not get approved to arrive early and arrive prior to their check-in day will be charged $250 per day.

Responsibility of Early Arrivals

Any violation of institutional policy during the early arrival period will subject the student to immediate removal from College housing until the start of the semester, as well as Student Conduct action.
Any student approved to be on the Early Arrival list will be sent home if:
They violate college policy;
They allow their roommate to move in before they are approved to do so;
They are no longer part of the group/team/reason for arriving early; or
They are no longer part of the office/team/group that invited the student to campus early.

College Breaks

October Break

Residence halls will remain open during this break. The Office of Residential Life & Housing will reach out to all on-campus students prior to this break to request information about their intent to remain in any College-approved housing during a College recess (other than between fall semester and January Term). Failure to do so may result in loss of privilege to reside in residence halls, or other College-approved housing, during break.

November Break

Residence halls will remain open during this break. The Office of Residential Life & Housing will reach out to all on-campus students prior to this break to request information about their intent to remain in any College-approved housing during a College recess (other than between fall semester and January Term). Failure to do so may result in loss of privilege to reside in residence halls, or other College-approved housing, during break.

End of Fall Semester Break

All residence halls will close for the period between the end of fall semester and the start of January Term.

End of January Term Break

Residence halls will remain open during this break. The Office of Residential Life & Housing will reach out to all on-campus students prior to this break to request information about their intent to remain in any College-approved housing during a College recess (other than between fall semester and January Term). Failure to do so may result in loss of privilege to reside in residence halls, or other College-approved housing, during break.

Spring Break

Residence halls will remain open during this break. The Office of Residential Life & Housing will reach out to all on-campus students prior to this break to request information about their intent to remain in any College-approved housing during a College recess (other than between fall semester and January Term). Failure to do so may result in loss of privilege to reside in residence halls, or other College-approved housing, during break.

Move-Out

Closing of the Residence Halls

For the Fall 2021 semester, residence halls close on at Noon EST on Friday, December 10, 2021.
For the Spring 2022 semester, residence halls close on Noon EST on Friday, May 20, 2022.*

*Graduating Seniors will be able to stay through Commencement. Residential Life & Housing will be in contact to all graduating seniors prior to finals week to inquire about their plan(s).

Checking Out of Your Room Assignment

Prior to the end of each semester, students will receive an e-mail detailing the move-out procedure. Students residing in a residence hall must check out with a Residential Life Staff Member. During check out, a student will be asked to clean their space, return their room key, and discuss any damages to the space (if any). Students will be billed for damages, failure to return the room key, and for not adhering to established procedures.

Graduating Seniors

All graduating seniors and approved students must be out of their Residence Hall by 8:00 p.m. on the day of Commencement.

Questions about Move-In, Move-out, and/or College Breaks? Please reach out to Residential Life & Housing.

Residential Life & Housing

4th Floor, Dewar Hall
Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-431-4501
reslife@hartwick.edu