Moving In

What are the requirements regarding COVID-19 Vaccine and living on campus?

SAIC will require COVID-19 vaccines for all undergraduate, graduate, post-baccalaureate, and Continuing Studies students who intend to be on campus for any period of time starting in the Fall 2021 term.  Students living in the residence halls cannout move in until they've submitted proof to SAIC that they are fully vaccinated. Please visit the SAIC Health Services Patient Portal for submitting your proof of vaccine. 
More information will be sent to residence hall students in the coming weeks.  You can also visit the Make Together page with updates regarding opening and COVID-19 at:

What are SAIC Move In Dates & Times?

SAIC will facilitate a move in proces for Spring 2022 on Sunday, January 23, 2022.

More details to come, including information on signing up for a move in time slot.



Will I need to sign up for a Move-In Time?

Yes, students must sign up for a Spring 2022 move-in time through the Housing Portal. More information will be provided once that sign up becomes available.

Can I bring someone to assist with my move in?

Yes, keeping the safety of the community in mind, students may bring up to two people to assist with their move in. Please check back in January 2022 to review any updates in relation to our Make Together guidelines.

What if I need to buy a laptop, get a cell phone or open a US bank account?

Students are encouraged to utilize online shopping and digital banking as much as is possible. Our residence hall offices will be open to allow for students to receive mail and packages. If students need to leave the residence halls to purchase items, we will have designated times during move in when students can exit and enter the building. Students in quarantine will not be permitted to leave their rooms during the quarantine period.

Can I see my space/the residence halls before my move in time?

Students will not have access to their room/the residence halls before their designated move in time. Students are encouraged to review the floorplans & video tours of each room style, which can be found here. If you have specific questions about your room, contact Residence Life at