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Returning and Transfer Student Arrival

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm CDT September 3

Location: A. W. Clausen Center for World Business

Welcome back, Carthage students!

The 2019-20 academic year officially begins on Wednesday, Sept. 4, with the first day of fall semester classes. Returning and transfer students are invited to arrive back on campus on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Online check-in
Returning and transfer students will complete most check-in tasks online through the Check-in tab in My.Carthage.edu. Students who complete all check-in tasks will receive a Virtual Check-In Sticker, which is required for arrival on campus.
Read more about online check-in

Early arrival for returning and transfer students
Early arrival for returning and transfer students is held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. Students approved for this arrival date received prior approval from the Office of Residential Life. Check-in will take place in the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business on the north end of campus. 

Returning and transfer student move-in
Students check in according to their residential/commuter status. Students will check in in the A. W. Clausen Center Atrium, located on the north end of campus. Students must have all their online check-in tasks completed prior to checking in and receiving their room key and/or parking permit. 

  • 9-10 a.m. — New transfer students
  • 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Returning residential students
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Commuter/Off-campus students

See the 2019-20 Academic Calendar

Carthage Kick-off Days A full week of fun and food to welcome our students back. Events include Chapel Night Live, a carnival with live band karaoke, the Involvement Fair, and Pizza Palooza.
See the full Carthage Kick-off Days schedule

Booking a hotel stay for move-in weekend?
See a list of nearby accommodations

  • Student arrival

Location: A. W. Clausen Center for World Business