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At a Glance

UIndy Move-In Day

Move-In Day on Wednesday, Aug. 23 is the kick-off to Welcome Week, five activity-filled days before the start of classes to help you meet new friends and get adjusted to life at UIndy.

When to arrive

Faculty, staff and student volunteers help freshmen move in to the residence halls.

During Move-In Day, faculty, staff and student volunteers, all wearing brightly colored shirts, help new students move in to the residence halls.

First Year Students

Residence Hall students*: If your last name begins with A-L, please arrive between 8 and 9:30 a.m. If your last name begins with M-Z, please arrive between 9:30 and 11 a.m. It is important to arrive at your scheduled time at your assigned hall. Once you have checked in and received your keys and Welcome Week information, the Welcome Week Move-In Crew will help you move in!

* All bills must be paid, or payment arrangements made, prior to moving into the residence halls.

Commuter students: You will check in at the Hound Lounge on the second floor of the Schwitzer Student Center. Here, you will receive your Welcome Week information and meet your Commuter Assistants. 

Returning Students

Returning students can move in to their residence halls any time the Friday-Sunday before classes start.

What to expect

When you arrive at UIndy, traffic directors will help you get to the unloading area for your residence hall. You'll then check-in and receive your keys and Welcome Week information. The unloading and move-in process usually takes about 20-30 minutes. Please expect high traffic volumes. Once your vehicle is unloaded you will be directed to a remote lot. You are then free to unpack and get your room set up, take care of any other business you have and enjoy the Greyhound Welcome Lunch before diving in to Welcome Week activities.

Parking Permits

You can get a parking permit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Business Center (Schwitzer 207). You must have your ID card, license plate #, and year of expiration to receive a permit. If you did not receive your ID on your scheduled Registration Day, you must get one made at the Student Business Center before requesting a parking permit. If you received your ID card but have lost it, you will need to purchase a replacement card.

Need last-minute stuff?

It's inevitable. You checked and rechecked your packing list, only to arrive and find you've forgotten your toothbrush! No worries—several stores, including Target, Meijer, Walmart, Kohl's, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sam's Club and the Greenwood Park Mall are all about 10 minutes or less from campus. Our address is 1400 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227, so you can look up directions to your favorite store.

We also have a "Midnight Madness" run to Target the night of Move-In day. Target is staying open exclusively for UIndy students, and we'll have a shuttle from campus to take you there.

Family members & guests

Family members and guests are certainly welcome to come with you to Move-In Day. Wednesday morning & early afternoon are designed for you and your family to take care of any business you need to get started at UIndy. Lunch will be provided for all family members and guests at the Greyhound Welcome Lunch.

Directions

Warren Hall/Roberts Hall

If you are coming from 65, take the Keystone Exit and go South on Keystone Ave. Turn right onto National Ave and follow to State Street (4-way stop). Turn left onto State Street and follow (crossing over Hanna Ave) to Edwards Ave. This will wind you around (signs will be marked) to enter the driveway for Warren Hall.

From I-465 – (from the East) – Follow US 31, turn right onto Hanna Ave, and follow to Shelby Street. Turn right onto Shelby Street and make a left on Edwards Ave. (Shelby Street Dentistry will be on the corner). Follow Edwards straight ahead until you see the signs that will direct you to Warren Hall.

If you are coming from I-465 (from the West), follow I-465 to 31 South. Turn left onto Thompson Rd. (1st traffic light south of the interstate). Take a left at the light at Thompson Road to Madison Ave. (next major intersection).  Turn left onto Madison Ave. After crossing the bridge over I-465, veer off to the right onto Shelby Street. Turn Right onto Edwards Ave. (will be on your right BEFORE you get to Hanna - Shelby Street Dentistry will be on the corner).  If you reach Hanna, you have gone too far. Follow Edwards straight ahead until you see the signs that will direct you to Warren Hall.

Cravens Hall

If you are coming from 65, take the Keystone Exit and go South onto Keystone Ave. Turn right onto Hanna Ave. and follow to Otterbein Ave. (past Cravens Hall on your left). Turn left onto Otterbein and make a left on the first street, Windermire Ave. You will turn into the first parking lot on your left.

From I-465 – (from the East) – Follow US 31 and turn right onto Hanna Ave and follow to Otterbein Ave. (you will see the University Heights Church on your right). Turn right onto Otterbein and make a left on the first street, Windermire Ave. You will turn into the first parking lot on your left.

From I-465 – (from the West) - follow I-465 to 31 South. Turn left onto Thompson Rd. (1st traffic light south of the interstate). Take a left at the light at Thompson Road to Madison Ave. (next major intersection). Turn left onto Madison Ave. After crossing the bridge over I-465, veer off to the right onto Shelby Street. Turn right onto Hanna Ave. Turn right onto Otterbein and make a left on the first street, Windermire Ave. You will turn into the first parking lot on your left.

Cory Bretz/Central/Crowe/East Halls

If you are coming from 65, take the Keystone Exit and go South on Keystone Ave. Turn right onto Hanna Ave. and follow to the Campus Drive (past Nicoson Hall (the basketball area) on your right). Turn right onto Campus Drive and follow until you pass the baseball diamond. You will turn right into the driveway between the baseball diamond and East Hall to feed into the back of the residence halls. You will be directed where to go at this point.

From I-465-(from the East) follow US 31 and turn right on Hanna Ave. to Shelby Street. Turn left onto Shelby Street and follow to the main campus entrance (past the 5/3 bank). Turn right into the entrance and make a left at the 4-way stop. Follow around past the four residence halls on your left. You will turn left into the driveway between the baseball diamond and East Hall to feed into the back of the residence halls. You will be directed where to go at this point.

From I-465 – (from the West) - follow I-465 to 31 South. Turn left onto Thompson Rd. (1st traffic light south of the interstate). Take a left at the light at Thompson Road to Madison Ave. (next major intersection). Turn left onto Madison Ave. After crossing the bridge over I-465, veer off to the right onto Shelby Street. Keep straight on Shelby Street through the light at Hanna Ave. and follow to the main campus entrance (past the 5/3 bank). Turn right into the entrance and make a left at the 4-way stop. Follow around past the four residence halls on your left. You will turn left into the driveway between the baseball diamond and East Hall to feed into the back of the residence halls. You will be directed where to go at this point.