Fall 2013: Early Arrival

The residential communities open for arrival on Sunday, September 22. If you need to arrive earlier than opening day, two options are available for an extra fee. Please note most campus services are not available until Sunday, including the dining commons, Rec Center, Wilson Library, ResTek, and the extra parts for bunking or lofting certain beds.

Arrive One Day Early

Saturday, September 21
Check in 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fee: $27.43

Arrive Two Days Early

Friday, September 20
Check in 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee: $54.86

Early Arrival Registration & Billing

Registration for early arrival is available August 1 – September 19. Charges are nonrefundable and billed to your student account the first week of the quarter.

Starting August 1: Register for Early Arrival

Residents of Buchanan Towers, Buchanan Towers East, Ridgeway Beta, Gamma or Kappa

Avoid traffic congestion and long lines by arriving early at a recommended day and time. Log into MyHousing to see when we recommend you arrive. If you choose to arrive when we recommend, you do not need to register for early arrival and you will not be charged the early arrival fee. If you choose to arrive early but not on the day we recommend, you must register for early arrival and you will charged the early arrival fee associated with the day you arrive.

Early Arrival Check In

Check in at your community's front desk with official picture ID such as your driver's license, passport or Western Card. You will have 20 minutes to unload your vehicle before it must be moved to a parking lot.

Early Arrival Dining Options

Meal plan Dining Dollars become active on Friday, September 20. All food venues accept Dining Dollars, Viking Dollars, cash and credit cards.

Friday, September 20

Viking Union Café 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Viking Union Market 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
VU Market Subway 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, September 21

Viking Union Café 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Viking Union Market 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
VU Market Subway 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
VU Panda Express 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact Us

Monday – Friday | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ResLife@wwu.edu | 360-650-2960