Housing and Dining

Home » Resources » Winter Term Move In

Menu

WINTER TERM MOVE IN DETAILS

January 2 , 2022

WINTER TERM – THE journey continues!

Winter Term Move In:

Students will  Move into the Residence Halls January 2, 2022

Winter Term begins with the opening of the residence halls, and residential move-in, scheduled this year to take place starting at Noon on Sunday, January 2, 2022. 

Welcome to Winter Term at Western Oregon University!

WELCOME!

  • New Incoming Students will check in from Noon to 3:00 pm, on Sunday, January 2, 2022. 
  • Returning residents will have access to their academic rooms/apartments starting at Noon, Sunday, January 2, 2022.  
  • If you are driving to campus and bring anyone to help you move (we suggest that you bring no more than 2 individuals to help at this time).
  • Please go to the residence hall that you have been assigned to for Winter Term to check/move in. 
  • Remember – everyone must wear a face-covering at all times and maintain a minimum of 6 feet of physical distance from others.
  • We are UNABLE to accommodate after hours check-ins.

    Winter Term  classes start Monday, January 3, 2022.

PLEASE BE AWARE: Students are returning to campus from various locations throughout Oregon and the US at large. These first two weeks will be critical in determining the success of this term. Please be mindful of this especially during the first two weeks of the term. Keep the following in mind:
  • ALWAYS wear face coverings.
  • Maintain physical distancing at all times. 

We are Excited to Welcome you to our Beautiful Campus!

Winter Term will mark the beginning of a fabulous new chapter in your life!

Prior to arriving on campus, make sure that you are in compliance with WOU’s COVID Vaccine Compliance Policy. Students must be in compliance with the campus Vaccination Policy to be eligible to move in and live on campus for Winter Term!

The first stop on campus will be the Residence Halls.  There will be signs posted – follow the signs! 
For exact locations, see the link below for the campus map and directions to campus.

Tentative Timeline and Details

Winter Break Stayover Information

For all students who signed up to stay on campus for any or all of Winter Break. With the exception of Arbor Park residents, we have set  Thursday, December 30th for your move back to your academic year space.

  • STARTING AT NOON – Move back into your Academic Year space on Thursday, December 30.
  • Move all of your belongings from your Winter Break room back to your Academic Year room.
  • Turn in your break room keys to the Residential Service Center from Noon to 5 pm on Sunday, January 2, 2022.
  • Students turning in their break room keys after 5 pm on January 2, 2022 will be charged for a lock change.

Use Your Checklist. Pack and Get Ready to move to campus! December will FLY by – so get organized and packed ahead of time!

NOTE:  THERE ARE MICRO-FRIDGES IN ALL ROOMS with the exception of  ARBOR PARK! (The Arbor Park Apartments – Cedar, Noble and Spruce have full-sized refrigerator-freezers in each kitchen). PLEASE do NOT bring a microwave/refrigerator with you to campus!

MOVE-IN for new incoming residents will  take place from Noon to 3:00 pm, on Sunday, January 2, 2022. REMEMBER, we recommend that you bring 2 people MAXIMUM to help you move in this year! 

Please report as follows: (Current check-in locations are marked with a yellow star on the campus map). Don’t forget your face coverings! and to maintain a minimum of 6 feet of distance between yourself and others.

  • ACKERMAN – Check-In at the Ackerman Hall Lobby
  • ARBOR PARK – Check-In at Sequoia Commons
  • BARNUM – Check-In at the Barnum Hall Lower Lounge
  • HERITAGE – Check-In at the Heritage Hall Lobby
  • LANDERS*  – Check-In at the Landers Hall Lower Lounge
    *Landers will be open only as occupancy demands.

Plans Change?  Contact University Housing asap!

Returning Residents will have access to their academic rooms and apartments starting at Noon on Sunday, January 2, 2022. REMEMBER, if you plan to bring guests along to help you move back in – we suggest that you bring no more than 2 people with you to help you move in this year! 

PLEASE REMEMBER: Don’t forget your face coverings! and to maintain a minimum of 6 feet of distance between yourself and others.

Plans Change?  Contact University Housing asap!

We are excited to OPEN VALSETZ DINING HALL  and welcome our students back on campus starting at Noon on Sunday, January 2, 2022. See below for our tentative schedule:

ON JANUARY  2, 2022:

  • Valsetz Dining Hall and the “C” Store there will be open 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
  • Online ordering is NOT presently available on weekends

JANUARY  3-7, 2022: (Note Weekend Hours below)

  •  “C” Store will be open 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.
  • Online ordering only:
    BREAKFAST: 8 to 10 am
    LUNCH:      11 am to 2 pm
    DINNER:    4 to 7 pm
    The C-Store will be open  2 to 4 pm

JANUARY  8-9, 2022 – Weekend Hours

(Lunch and Dinner only)

  •  “C” Store will be open 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
  • LUNCH:      11 am to 2 pm
  • DINNER:    4 to 6:30 pm

For detailed Campus Dining Hours see:  Campus Dining Hours of Operation

 

Got Questions?

You have Questions, We have Answers!
– or –

Leave a comment!

Give us your feedback to make Moving to Campus a smoother experience!