Move-in Day Information
All students checking in should enter campus through the Seminary Road entrance. You will proceed past the Fine Arts Center and the back of the library where you will be directed to Residence Life located in the Jeffords lobby. You can park in the Jeffords parking lot.
All students moving in on August 11, August 18, or August 21 should check in with the Residence Life staff in the Jeffords Hall Lobby. Here you will meet our Residence Life Staff who will give you your assigned room key, student ID (new students), and help direct you to your assigned residence hall.
Note: do not go directly to your building until you have checked in with Residence Life at Jeffords.
At your residence hall, visit the check-in table and meet with a Community Advisor. They will walk you up to your room to review the condition of your room, fill out Room Inventory Form, and answer any questions you might have.
New Student Orientation
Orientation will begin on the morning of August 19, 2022, at 9 a.m. This will be a two-day event and more details about orientation will be sent shortly.
As a new student, you are expected to move into your residence hall on Thursday, August 18, and participate in the Orientation program which begins on Friday, August 19 at 9 a.m., and Saturday, August 20.
New Castleton students (first year and transfer): can check into the residence halls on Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please make sure you check into your building as close as possible to your allotted time.
Arrival Times for Residence Hall Move-in (New Students)
If you are moving into one of the following buildings, your move-in time will be 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
If you are moving into one of the following buildings, your move-in time will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Students traveling from a distance
We in the Office of Residence Life understand that many students will be arriving from a greater distance for move-in day. However, we ask that you please do your best to arrive at your building's allotted time. We understand that you may experience delays and miss the assigned time – you should still check in when you arrive. Please follow the move-in procedures and check in at Jeffords Hall. All students must check in before 3 pm.
- Football Athletes are scheduled to move in on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 3 P.M. Your coach will send you more information about the practice and other scheduled activities for that day. Please proceed to Jeffords Lobby to pick up your key and student ID.
- Fall Athletes who play other sports [than football & women’s volleyball] are scheduled to move in on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Your coach will send you more information about the practice and other scheduled activities for that day.
- Women’s Volleyball Athletes are scheduled to move in on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check in and pick up your room keys in the Student Life Office.
Castleton Lodge at Killington
New students are scheduled to check into the Lodge on Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Returning students can check into the Lodge on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 8 a.m.. to 4 p.m.
Both new and returning students should proceed directly to Castleton Lodge at Killington and check in at the front desk to receive their arrival brief and keys.
Loft kits will be available for both new students and returning students on move-in day to pick up in the Haskell Hall basement. There will be a Residence Life staff member present to assist with any needs or concerns. Please contact your Area Coordinator or Residence Life if you need to pick up a loft kit outside of move-in hours.
Returning Castleton Students and Rutland Apartment Residents
Returners and Rutland Apartment Residents can check into their residence hall on Sunday, August 21, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Any returners that miss this timeslot must wait until after 7 p.m. on Sunday and will check in with the CA on-duty in their building.
Unfortunately, we will be unable to accommodate any early arrivals this year. Please plan to move in during your scheduled timeslots accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience.
You can locate your Room Assignment and Roommate Information on your eRezLife account. To view this information:
- Go to this link and login: http://castleton.erezlife.com/login
- Click the “Housing Applications” tab on the left sidebar. This will display both your room and roommate information.
If you have any questions about what to bring, types of residence halls, or room furniture please reference our resources page.