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Move-In Information

Welcome to campus!

We are excited to welcome our new UHart students and see so many familiar faces of our returning students. You are part of our UHart family and we want to be sure you feel at home.   

Check out important information about moving to campus on this page. 

Move-In Timeslot Information

To ensure the safety of our community, it is important each student selects an arrival time slot. The University of Hartford has designated specific time frames for new (first-year and transfer) and returning students. Please select a day and time that is within your approved move-in block(s). 

Move-in Dates and Times

Returning Students:

  • August 20: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • August 21: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

New Students:

  • August 18: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. (Residential Learning Communities and Special Groups—you will be notified if you should plan to move in on this day)
  • August 19: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.—Students attending Orientation on August 19 should register for a morning timeslot.  

International Students:

  • August 17: 8:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

 

Instructions to select a Move-In TimeSlot (Available july 2022)
  1. Log into the appointments portal through this link and click the “Hartford Student SSO Login” button.
  2. Click "Appointments" at the top of the page. 
  3. Read through the instructions and select "Fall 2022 Check-in Appointments" section. 
  4. Select the time that works best for you from the available time slots. 
  5. Confirm your selected move-in time slot. 
  6. The page will update with your appointment information and you will be sent and email confirmation  to your UHart email address.
  7. If your page does not update to show your chosen appointment time in the center of the page, please ensure that you select a date and confirm.
  8. If you need to change your time, click the reschedule button to select a new time.

If you have any questions, please contact ResLife@hartford.edu.   

What to Bring

All of our residence halls include a bed frame, mattress, dresser, closet, and a desk with a chair. If there is a common area, we provide a kitchen table and chairs. Please consider leaving valuable and/or sentimental items at home. 

We encourage students to reach out to their roommates or suite and apartment-mates regarding shared items (TV, refrigerators, trash cans, etc.).

Bed and Bath

  • Extra long twin sheets
  • Extra long mattress pad
  • Pillows and pillow cases
  • Comforter
  • Blanket
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower shoes and flip flops
  • Shower caddy
  • Throw rugs
  • Desk lamp and bulbs (non-halogen)
  • Hangers
  • Mirror
  • Personal trash can and trash bags
  • Face masks

Electronics

  • Computer
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Gaming system
  • Power strips with surge protector
  • Television
  • Microwave
  • Compact refrigerator (3.6 cubic ft. or less)
    • Kitchen refrigerators are provided in Park River and Village Apartments
    • Students can rent a MicroFridge 

Hygiene Supplies

  • Cleaning supplies (disinfectant wipes, small vacuum)
  • First aid kit—including over the counter medication
  • Kleenex and paper towels
  • Electric thermometer
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Haircare products
  • Skincare products—including sunscreen
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shaving accessories

Identification and Money

  • ATM Debit/Credit card(s)
  • State or government photo ID
  • Insurance cards
  • COVID vaccination card
  • Social security card—if applicable

Laundry Supplies

  • Detergent
  • Dryer sheets
  • Drying rack
  • Fabric softener
  • Laundry bag/basket

Miscellaneous

  • Backpack
  • School supplies (pen, paper, notebooks etc.)
  • Message board and pen
  • Calendar/planner
  • Flashlight
  • Favorite snacks
  • Plastic food storage containers
  • Dishware
  • Can opener
  • Water bottle
  • Umbrella/rain gear
  • Plastic bins/storage
  • Throw run
  • Fan
  • One or two-headed floor lamp(s) and bulbs (non-halogen)
  • Prescription medication

Suites (Regents Park)

  • Bathroom cleaning supplies
    • Surface/glass cleaner
    • Shower cleaner and sponge
    • Toilet bowl cleaner and brush
    • Hand towels
    • Air freshener
  • Bathroom trash can and trash bags
  • Cleaning bucket and mop
  • Hand soap
  • Kitchen items
  • Small kitchen appliances (must be 1000 watts or less)
  • Kitchenette supplies (dishes, utensils, etc.)

Apartments (Park River and Village)

  • Bathroom and kitchen cleaning supplies
    • Surface/glass cleaner
    • Shower cleaner and sponge
    • Toilet bowl cleaner and brush
    • Hand towels
    • Air freshener
    • Oven cleaner and sponge
    • Dish soap
  • Bathroom and kitchen trash cans and trash bags
  • Cleaning bucket and mop
  • Hand soap
  • Kitchen items
    • Pots and pans
    • Dishes, cups, and utensils
    • Cooking utensils
    • Cutting board
    • Small appliances
    • Dish towels
    • Potholders
    • Ice trays
    • Water filter pitcher
  • Soft seating for living area (Village Apartments, only)
  • Standing air conditioner (Village Apartments, only)
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For the safety of our students and campus community, the following items have been deemed hazardous and students are not permitted to have them in their possession or within their living space. Please review The Source—our student handbook for specific information regarding policies and procedures regarding residential life, alcohol, drugs, weapons, and more. 

  • Candles and incense (lit and unlit)
  • Extension cords and multi-plug outlet adapters
  • Pets (unless it is fish in a 20-gallon or less aquarium)
  • Bed risers/lofts
  • Personal mattress (unless approved by Access-Ability Services documented for medical reasons)
  • Any item hanging from the ceiling
  • Electric heating blankets
  • Halogen lamps, lava lamps, and 3, 4, or 5 headed lamps with plastic covers
  • Outdoor holiday lights and non-UL approved indoor holiday lights
  • Open coil heating devices and oil-based popcorn poppers
  • Small kitchen appliances (i.e. toaster ovens, hot plates, crock pots, toasters, etc.)
    • Exceptions:
      • Coffee pots with an auto-shutoff feature, such as Keurigs, are permitted everywhere
      • Small kitchen appliances that are UL approved are permitted in the kitchen area in Park River and the Village Apartments
      • Small kitchen appliances 1000 watts or less that are UL approved are permitted in the kitchenette area in Regents Park Suites.
  • Dishwashers
  • Personal refrigerators larger than 3.6 cubic feet
  • Weapons (i.e. firearms, ammunition, hunting bows, knives, paintball/pellet/air-soft guns and paraphernalia, and instruments legally classified as dangerous weapons)
  • Fireworks, powder, and other explosive or potentially dangerous materials
  • Flammable materials (i.e. storing or possessing gasoline or any flammable liquids, including gasoline-powered machines, gas or charcoal grills, and other combustibles or explosive chemicals, oil lamps, oil warmers, etc.)
  • Wireless routers
  • Irons (unless there is an auto-shutoff feature)
  • Hover boards
  • Space heaters (unless they are issued by the University)
  • Air conditioners (unless they are issued by the University)
    • Exception:
      • Standing units are permitted in the Village Apartments Apr. 1 - Nov. 1
  • Drugs and drug paraphernalia (i.e. hookahs, pipes, grinders, rolling papers, smoking devices, etc.)
  • Bulk alcohol containers (i.e. kegs, logs, beer balls, etc.)
  • Binge drinking paraphernalia
  • Displaying alcohol-related materials such as signs in common areas or within public view.
  • Alcohol, including empty containers (unless 21 years of age or older)
    • NOTE: Quantity cannot exceed per person limits

Are you looking to bring a fridge, freezer, and a microwave? We have partnered with Microfridge and they offer rentals of their combo solution, where you get all in one. 

Learn more. 

Other Information

Please visit the parking website for up-to-date information.

Shortly after you receive your housing assignment, you will receive your mailbox number.  Please note that campus mail services won’t accept any packages/mail before the semester begins and all packages must be less than 35lbs. 

Please include the mailbox number on all mail sent to campus and for safety reasons, do not include your ID number or e-mail on the front of the mail piece.

Your campus mailing address is:
Your first and last name
Your University mailbox number
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117 

Packages for off-campus students will not be accepted through Mail Services. If you live off-campus, please have mail sent directly to your specific residential address.

All residential students are required to have a meal plan. Students can make changes to their meal plan at the ID Office on campus. Check http://hartford.campusdish.com for more information on meal plans and dining at the University of Hartford.

Once you arrive on campus, you will be integrated into our campus community and expected to abide by all campus policies. Take some time to review The Source, our student handbook, and take note of just a few of the more common policies we get questions on:

Alcohol Policy
The University of Hartford abides by Connecticut state law and local ordinances pertaining to the consumption, possession, sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages. Students who consume alcohol MUST be 21 years old.   

Garbage Removal
Place all trash and recyclables in the appropriate containers. Dumpsters are located outside all complexes and residential areas for students to utilize. 

Pets
Only fish are allowed and the maximum size for an aquarium is 20 gallons. 

No Air-Conditioning Units
All of the complexes (A – F complexes) and Hawk Hall are air conditioned. If a student is not living in an air-conditioned residence hall and needs air conditioning due to a medical condition, they should contact the Dean of Students Office.  

Smoking
There is no smoking permitted in any University of Hartford Building.

Are you a new UHart student in need of a Hawk student ID card? Follow the instructions below to create a student ID.  

For questions regarding the photo upload process please contact IDOffice@hartford.edu.