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Fall Check-In Information

We hope the information on this page will assist you in planning your arrival for the 2023-2024 academic year. In addition to the information below, you may want to check the FAQ, Policies and Procedures, Residence Hall Calendar, and the Housing section of our website to find additional important information and answers to questions you may have. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact Residential Life at 570-321-4046 or by email at

Housing Assignment

You can verify your housing assignment* and roommate information in Residence.

  • Residence provides your housing assignment, campus mailbox #, and combination as well as the name, address, and telephone number for your roommate(s).
    • New student assignments are not posted until ALL orientation sessions are complete, normally the first week in July.
    • For a period of time after the last orientation and until the majority of new student assignments are entered, housing assignment/roommate information (for both new and returning students) will not be available in Residence.
    • By the end of July, all students (new and returning) who have made the necessary payments and completed the required paperwork should be able to view their housing information.
  • If you have forgotten your password or have a problem logging into Residence, please contact IT Services at 570-321-4150 regarding your Lycoming credentials.
  • If you are still not seeing this information when you log in to Residence, you should contact the Residential Life office at 570-321-4046 as soon as possible.

Basic information regarding room dimensions/housing information is available on the Res Life webpage. Select the "Campus Housing" link on the left sidebar and then select your specific hall from the list at the bottom of the page. For more information about what is and isn't provided in campus residences, please see the "FAQ" link also on the left side of this page.

New Students

First-year students are expected to arrive and check-in from August 24th.

Transfer students will receive a letter from the Dean's Office about check-in (date, time, etc.) and should contact the Dean's Office at 570-321-4358 with any additional questions about check-in.

Returning Students

Upperclass students may check into campus housing on Saturday, Aug. 24th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Sunday, Aug. 25th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Please watch for additional information regarding the check-in protocol.
  • Select offices (including Residential Life) will be open on Saturday, August 26th, and Sunday, August 27th. 
  • Dining Service operates both days according to a regular schedule. See Campus Dining.
  • Students with a balance due will be notified via email during the week of August 16th that they will need to report to the Business Office in Long Hall. If you have questions regarding your student account, please contact the Business Office.

Requests For Early Arrival

Students may not arrive early for personal reasons prior to Saturday, Aug. 26th, and may only arrive before their official check-in dates/times with prior approval. For those who are approved to arrive early for personal reasons, there may be a $35.00/night fee charged to the student account.

  • New Students (First Year or Transfer) who have legitimate personal reasons to arrive on campus prior to official check-in (Thursday, Aug. 24th) will need to contact the Office of the Dean of First-Year Students. Please do NOT complete the online form.
  • Upperclass students who have legitimate personal reasons (ie. - travel arrangements, family issues) to return prior to official check-in on August 26th must complete an online request for early arrival and receive approval from the Office of Residential Life.
    • You may find this form by clicking on the following link Microsoft Form.
    • The deadline to submit this form is Monday, August 14 at 12 a.m. (midnight).
    • Be advised, residents who are approved to return early for personal purposes may be charged a $35/day early arrival fee.

Dining Services During Opening Weekend

The meal plan for Fall 2023 goes into effect beginning with lunch on Thursday, Aug. 24th. For dining services, hours see Campus Dining.