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4 Genius Packing Tips for Move-In Day

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Class of 2025, it’s almost time to welcome you to campus! Here are some last minute packing tips to help your move-in day go smoothly.

  • Label boxes that aren’t see-through. You don’t want to go through a dozen boxes looking for one item!
  • Pack cleaning supplies on top. No matter how clean the housekeeping staff makes your room, many families like to do a touch-up cleaning before unpacking.
  • Bring a hand truck or something with wheels on it for moving boxes and big items. Even if the college loans hand trucks, there are never enough to go around.
  • Consider packing a smaller, accessible bag for easy-grab items like a change of clothes, a water bottle, pens, and more.  Move-In Day can be hot and going to Orientation sessions in a sweaty shirt may not be ideal. You’ll also need plenty of water to stay hydrated.

 

Bonus tip! Print out or screenshot the 2021 New Student Orientation Schedule for easy reference when you get to campus. We can’t wait to meet you!

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