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After you finish unpacking and settle in, you can start enjoying life on campus! Find information about move-in weekend, meal plans, and more here! Don't forget to follow us on social media (@uofuhousing) to stay up to date on the latest happenings in HRE, cool tips & tricks from our student leaders, and for opportunities to win prizes!


Looking for something to do and ways to meet other students on campus? Check out the university’s Get Involved page for a list of opportunities to connect with other students in a socially distant way! Additionally, your Resident Advisor will reach out to you to introduce themselves and help you get acquainted with other residents on your floor!


Friday, August 20:

  • RHA Move-in Movie Night | 9-11 p.m. | Stillwell Field
      • Showing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
      • Free snow-cones and ice cream
      • Residents are encouraged to bring their own camp chairs and or blankets
      • The first 200 residents will receive a free picnic blanket
      • Shuttle running from the Kahlert Village Parking Lot to the Peterson Heritage Center from 8:30-11:30 p.m.


Saturday, August 21:

  • RHA Neighborhood Night | 7-10 p.m. | Peterson Heritage Center
      • Free food trucks, live DJ, rock wall, inflatables, free shirt, tye-dye
      • Shuttle running from the Kahlert Village Parking Lot to the Peterson Heritage Center from 6:30-10 p.m.


2021-2022 Dining Updates: Dining and meal plan information for the 2021-2022 academic year can be found by visiting our Dining page. For the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, please visit our dedicated webpage.
Meal Plan Changes

You may change your meal plan once during the beginning of the semester.

For spring 2022:

  • The Meal Plan Change Form opens on December 20, 2021 at 9 a.m. (Mountain).
  • Requests must be made by Friday, January 21, at 5 p.m. (Mountain).

Meal Plan Change Form

Dining Hours

For the most up-to-date hours for dining in your area, please visit Dining Services.

Important Dates

July 20: Last day to make changes/request optional services in Housing U

July 22: Deadline to request an *Early Arrival for fall

August 13-16: Early Arrival* for fall ($40/day)

August 17-19: Fall Move-In Week

August 23: First day of fall semester classes!

September 3: Fall semester charges due

*must be a part of a University-affiliated group or program.