Winter Arrival (New Students)

Last updated
December 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Move In Day is this Sunday, Jan. 3 Vikings!

Below you will find important information to complete a successful Move In on Sunday, Jan. 3. 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

As someone who has an on-campus presence this coming quarter, you have been given early priority to reserve your appointment for free COVID testing. 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, Jan. 4. Space is limited! No walk-ins accepted. Appointments are first-come, first-served.

Make your online appointment now at

Reach out to your suitemates

If you are moving into Fairhaven, 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, Jan. 3 at 7 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: Welcome to WWU Housing!

Time: Jan 3, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting:

For a list of all University Residences and WWU events visit and log in with your universal ID and password.

Room readiness and bed inspections through Saturday, Jan. 9

Facilities staff will continue on-going room readiness checks through Saturday, Jan. 9 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Staff will follow University Residences standard protocol before entering your suite to prepare for incoming winter quarter students and to complete bed assembly inspections.

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

If you have questions please email 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.

Stay safer winter quarter with these tips from Housing


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