Spring Arrival - Incoming Students

Last updated
March 26, 2021 - 2:00 pm

Move In Day is this Sunday, March 28 Vikings!

Below you will find important information to complete a successful Move In on Sunday, March 28. Stay up to date with information by checking your email and the Move In page regularly.

Use the Move-In schedule tool to choose a set arrival time-slot

Arriving during your scheduled time allows us to welcome you to campus and keep arrival traffic to a minimum. Choosing a move in time helps us provide a move-in experience that promotes the health and safety of residents and visitors as we continue to respond to COVID-19.


Schedule Your Move-In Time Today!


Schedule your mandatory COVID-19 test

Students living on campus are required to get tested within 24-48 hours of their winter quarter arrival.

Western’s COVID-19 testing clinic, Fraser Hall, will re-open Monday, March 29. Space is limited! No walk-ins accepted. Appointments are first-come, first-served.

Make your online appointment now at studenthealth.wwu.edu/mywesternhealth.

If you have been in contact with a COVID positive individual or have COVID-like symptoms on the day of your appointment, please cancel your appointment at Fraser Hall. Then call the Student Health Center at 360-650-3400 and ask to speak to a nurse. Student Health Center staff will be happy to arrange alternative COVID testing as needed.

Reach out to your suitemates

If you are moving into Buchanan Towers, Edens Hall, Higginson, or Birnam Wood, reach out to the people who will share your living space.

Find out more information about items you might want to talk about at What Makes Roommates Successful.

Attend the Welcome to Housing Webinar

Get to know your neighbors and ask Residence Life staff your questions at the New Student Welcome Meeting on Sunday, March 28 at 8 p.m.


Note: even if you plan to move in later than Sunday, we encourage you to attend the meeting for insight about living on campus.

Topic: Residence Life Opening Meeting - Spring 2021 Move-In

Time: Mar 28, 2021 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting



Stay in the loop with all the other upcoming WWU events. Visit win.wwu.edu/events and log in with your universal ID and password.

WIN - Western Involvement Network

Get your Western ID Card

Once you register for classes, you are eligible for an official Western ID card. Your card covers:

  • WWU official photo ID
  • Swipe-access to your meal plan and Viking Dollars
  • Student bus pass and shuttle
  • Rec Center access
  • Athletic events
  • Library Services

For more information, visit westerncard.wwu.edu.

Room readiness and bed inspections through April

Facilities staff will complete priority Room Readiness inspections on March 26 in preparation for Spring Move In.

Staff will continue on-going room readiness checks through April between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will follow University Residences standard protocol before entering your suite.

Please note: All staff wear required personal protective equipment while cleaning your space.

If you have questions please email URFacilities@wwu.edu or contact (360) 650-3556.

Residence Hall Reuse Program

The Residence Hall Reuse Program (RHRP) allows on-campus residents to rent approved appliances, Twin XL bedding, storage solutions and more. By keeping items in use longer, living on-campus is more accessible, affordable and sustainable.

Find out more at Sustainable Living.

Register your smart devices and consoles through MyResTek

The new device registration portal allows users to easily connect gaming consoles and smart devices to the WWUwireless-Guest network.

For more information visit ResTek.

Bringing a car to campus?

Make sure to sign up for a parking permit prior to arrival. 

Visit https://wwuparking.t2hosted.com/prw/index.aspx for more information.


Stay safer spring quarter with these tips from Housing

Tell your friends where you're going. Warmer weather means more pedestrians. It's OK to reach out for help. Think before you speak. Practice self care.

If you have any questions, contact housing@wwu.edu.


Thank you,