Combined Plan, Transfer and Exchange Student Check-In



Check-In preparations are underway. This page will serve as your hub for all Columbia Housing Check-In information and has been updated with Check-In locations following the August 10 message.

We can't wait to meet you in August!

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Important Dates & Deadlines

There are no upcoming events.


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1. Arrive on August 29

Select your preferred Check-In time in the Housing Portal. Check-In will be held on August 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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2. Check-In at Your Assigned Station

Your Check-In Station is determined by your residence hall. Find your Check-In location here. You will pick up your CUID, which will be encoded with your room and building access and function as your room key, at your station. 

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3. Proceed to Your Room

Before you unpack your belongings, complete our brief three-question survey about your Check-In experience as well as the Room Condition Report. You will receive more information about the RCR after you check in.