St. Bonaventure University

fall 2020 Move-in Weekend


First Year Students 

First-year students are to move into their assigned residence halls between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27. Freshman Housing assignments will be sent out on or about  Aug. 7. Additional move-in instructions will be sent to students in a housing assignment email in early August. NOTE: First-year students may not move in prior to Aug. 27 without approval from the Office of Residence Life and an on-campus department sponsor.

Transfer Students

Transfer students are required to check in and move in on Saturday, Aug. 29, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at their assigned residence hall. Transfer student housing assignments will be sent out on or about  Aug. 7.  After transfer students are done moving in, they should get their SBU ID photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 29, between 1-5 p.m.at the Bona ID Office in Reilly Center. NOTE: Transfer students may not move in prior to Aug. 29 without approval from the Office of Residence Life and an on-campus department sponsor.

Returning Students

Returning students may pick up their room keys and move in on Saturday, Aug. 29, or Sunday, Aug. 30, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day. NOTE: Returning students may not move in prior to Saturday, Aug. 29, without approval from the Office of Residence Life and an on-campus department sponsor.

Check-in Locations for Returning Students

A student's fall semester 2020 housing assignment determines where he or she will check in during move-in weekend: 

  • Residents of Francis Hall, Garden Apartments and Townhouses will check in at the lobby of Francis Hall near the Francis CafĂ©.
  • Residents of Devereux Hall will check in at the Devereux Hall Lobby.
  • Residents of Doyle Hall will check in at Doyle's north side lobby.
  • Residents of Shay Hall will check in at the Shay Hall lobby.