Move-In Details

DSC_0181.JPGCongratulations on attending Sac State and being a part of our residential community.  We're excited to have you join us in the residence halls for the 2019-2020 academic year!  The following information and resources will be helpful as you pack and prepare to move into your residence hall.

Residence halls open on Friday, August 23, 2019.  Check-In is from 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

If you are living in the residence halls you need to check in at the Leslie and Anita Harper Alumni Center if your appointment time is between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  After 5:00 p.m. check in's are at your assigned building.  Your appointment time will be emailed to you by July 26.  If you need to change your appointment time, please follow the steps within the email to request an alternate arrival time or date.

Parents Lounge

Parent Lounge
TIME:  11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Riverview Classroom (RVH 1106A)

We provide coffee, donuts, and more in this come-and-go space. The Parent Lounge is available if you want to chat with Parent Ambassadors, get fun giveaways, meet other families, or are simply looking for an air-conditioned space to rest. We provide Kleenex for emotional moments, and note cards so parents can write letters to their son or daughter, and we deliver them two weeks later for a pleasant surprise. 

Alternate Arrival Requests

Any resident who needs to arrive early due to extenuating circumstances must complete the online request form. Your request for early move in will be reviewed by staff. If approved or denied, additional information will be emailed to you. To access the Alternate Arrival Request, please  Click HERE - (Opens July 23)

View Your Move-In Appointment - Click HERE (coming soon)

Living In The Halls

Meal Service Information

Activities & Events Schedule

Friday, August 23 Presidents Nelsen’s Welcome Back BBQ-Main Quad 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 Welcome to SacState - TBD - 2:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 Outdoor Film "TBD" on the Residence Hall Quad 8:30 p.m.
Sunday , August 25 RHA Summer Splash – Residence Hall Pool 4:00 p.m.
Monday, August 26 RHA Get S’more Friends – Jenkins and Sierra Fire Pits 6:00 p.m.

Campus Maps


TELEVISION SERVICE: We have XFINITY on Campus providing IPTV streaming service offered by Comcast.  Please take a moment and click on the television service link and view our digital cable specifications.  Also, in conjunction with Residence Life Cinema we provide online movies.

INTERNET: Internet Connectivity - Housing offers high-speed wireless Internet connectivity and access to campus network resources.  Information regarding connecting to the internet can be found Click HERE for more information.

TELEPHONE SERVICE:  The University does not provide in-room telephone services.  We recommend purchasing a cellular/wireless phone or selecting a broadband VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) provider to use through your in-room Internet connection.  VOIP is an emerging technology that allows voice communications over a standard landline telephone through the Internet.  For further information on the VOIP technology please visit the Federal Communication Commission's website at