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News

Returning and Transfer Student Arrival Sept. 6-8

By Office of Residential Life

July 01, 2021

Student moves in to her new residence hall.We’re excited to welcome our students to campus for the fall 2021 semester on Monday, Sept. 6 through Wednesday, Sept. 8. All students should be ready to present their digital check-in sticker and student ID as part of arrival. 

Vaccination status

Prior to arriving on campus, we encourage all students to fill out their vaccination status form online. Those who have not filled out the form online are asked to bring their COVID-19 vaccination verification card to campus upon arrival for our records. Carthage requires that all students confirm their vaccination status by Sept. 15. Learn more about vaccination requirements

Returning residential students and transfer students

Returning residential students and transfer students will move in on Monday, Sept. 6. Transfer students will arrive on campus between 9 and 10 a.m., and residential students will arrive based on the last digit of their room number.

  • 9-10 a.m. — Transfer students
  • 10-11 a.m. — Rooms ending in 0 and 4 | Oaks ending in 0 and 4
  • 11 a.m.-noon — Rooms ending in 2 and 5 | Oaks ending in 1
  • Noon-1 p.m. — Rooms ending in 1, 6, and 7 | Oaks ending in 2
  • 1-2 p.m. — Rooms ending in 3, 8, and 9 | Oaks ending in 3

During arrival, students should enter campus at the north entrance (at the stoplight) and park in the north lots. Student check-in/arrival will be held in the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business. We ask that parents and family members wait in their vehicles while students complete the check-in/arrival process.

After checking in, residential students will drive south on Campus Drive, where public safety will direct families to unloading spots. After unloading their vehicle, students will need to move their cars to their permitted lots and family members will need to move their cars to the South Lower Parking Lot.

Please note

  • Residential students may only have two people assisting them with move-in to manage physical distancing within the time block and the buildings.
  • Please consider bringing a dolly, cart, or wagon to assist you in moving items in and out of the facilities. Carthage does not have these available.
  • Campus Drive will be open to one-way, southbound traffic one hour prior to the start of arrival and one hour after arrival ends. See campus map

Returning commuter and off-campus students

Returning commuter and off-campus students will complete check-in/arrival from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 or Wednesday, Sept. 8, on the third-floor lobby of Lentz Hall. Students will only need to attend one of the two available events.

Online check-in

Students must have all their online check-in tasks completed prior to arrival. All check-in tasks must be completed online through the Check-in tab in My.Carthage.edu by Friday, July 30. 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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Office of Residential Life, housing@carthage.edu, 262-551-6169