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Move-In/Move-Out/Break Housing Information Impact

Move-In/Move-Out/Break Housing Information

Are you ready to move in to your on-campus housing and begin your next semester at Fairmont State University? We can't wait for you to get here.

Read on to discover all the info you'll need about moving in and what you should prepare before your arrival on campus.  

Spring 2024

Summer 2024 Break Closing 

  • University residence halls  close  - Friday, May 10, 2024, 7 p.m.
  • For students graduating - Saturday, May 11, 2024, 5 p.m. 

Fall 2024 Move In 

  • First Year/New Students Move In - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • Upperclassmen/Returning Students Move In - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • First Day of Class  - Monday, August 26, 2024

Thanksgiving 2024 Break Closing 

  • University residence halls  close  - Friday, November 22, 2024, 7 p.m.
  • University residence halls open - Sunday, December 1, 2024, 1 p.m. 

Winter 2024 Break Closing 

  • University residence halls  close  - Friday, December 13, 2024, 7 p.m.
  • For students graduating - Saturday, December 14, 2024, 5 p.m.


Students wishing to extend their stay beyond the closing times (Thanksgiving/Winter/Spring Break) listed above must submit the Request to Stay Form linked on the right hand side of this page. The Office of Residential and Student Life will review each request, if approved the student will receive an email and will incur a daily room rate, charged to their account. 

What To Do Before You Arrive On Campus

  • Fall 2024 classes begin - Monday, August 26, 2024 
  • If you're a new student, sign up for a New Student Orientation session.
  • Upload your immunization records to Health Services. 
  • Read a sample of your Guide to Residential Living (PDF). You should have received it in an email. 
  • Read the residential policies in the Guide to Residential Living (PDF)
  • Contact your roommate(s) to get to know each other and to discuss what items you will share and who is bringing what. You may contact them through our Housing Portal. 
  • Review the prohibited items listed in your guide. Be sure to leave these items at home. 
  • Make sure you secure your micro-fridge with our vendor, MyFridgeRental. We encourage you to share a micro-fridge with your roommate. 
  • Check out In-Campus Marketing for fitted sheets, care packages, storage items, bedding, and more. 
  • Review your family insurance policy or purchase a renter’s insurance policy through your housing application portal to protect your belongings while on campus. The university is not responsible for personal property damage. 
  • If you want to change your bed height or would like a lofting kit or bunk bed kit, check out how to configure your bed in the Guide to Residential Living (PDF).