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Move-In/Move-Out Process

University Housing coordinates four Move-In / Move-Out process per year in accordance with the Academic calendar. These processes are collectively known as “Term Switches.” The term switch process is generally held the Saturday or Sunday following the conclusion of Final Examinations.

All residential students will receive a customized Closing Notice via e-mail to their Drexel University e-mail account about three weeks before the Term Switch process which outlines their current housing assignment as well as their housing assignment for the upcoming term. This email will also reiterate all deadlines associated with the upcoming Term Switch and Move-In / Move-Out process. All students will fall into one of these categories for Term Switch:

Term Switch

The student is moving from one assignment in the current term to another assignment in the upcoming term. It is important for students in this category to follow the timelines and instructions provided in the Closing Notice carefully to ensure their move is coordinated with the residence hall staff and other students who might be moving at the same time. Finally, students who are Term Switching must be on campus and available to move on the designated Term Switch Day.

Housing Assignment Continuing

The student is staying in the same housing assignment between the current term and the upcoming term and no move is necessary. Students in this category might be receiving a new roommate or suitemate during the term break and so it is important that all residents ensure their room is cleaned and prepared to accept a roommate (furniture is empty and available for a new student prior to the end of Finals Week.) Students in this category may or may not be eligible for Term Break Housing.

Moving In

The student is moving into University Housing for the upcoming term and did not previously live in campus housing. This process is generally held the Saturday/Sunday before classes start for the academic term.

Moving Out

The student has an assignment for the current term but not the upcoming term. Students moving out of their assignment must do so by the posted move out time. Exact dates and times for Move-Out deadlines will be found in the Closing Notice sent to your Drexel Email. Failure to move out by the posted time may result in a late check-out fine.