Prospective & New Students
New Student Checklist
Preparing for Living in the Residence Halls
Residence Hall Linens
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) would like to introduce you to Residence Hall Linens – a convenient source for ordering all of your campus living needs. RHA has partnered with Residence Hall Linens to provide TAMUG students and families with a convenient, affordable way to ensure you have everything you’ll need for life in our residence halls. The Residence Hall Linens program has all your campus living needs, from sheets and comforters to matching towels and storage items. Proceeds from this program go to the RHA and are used for programming in the residence halls
Use the following as a recommended check-list for items to bring to campus. This list is not exhaustive, but is meant is a tool to help new students.
Consider ordering fromResidence Hall Linens
*We do not offer a cleaning service for student rooms.
What items are NOT allowed?
This list is not exhaustive, but use it as a reference for items to NOT bring to campus.
- Hotplates or any item with an exposed heating element
- Pets (except fish)
- Wireless internet routers
- Any weapon, firearm, or illegal items
I'm moving in for the first time, is there anyone available to help me?
YES! Students from Checkin-Crew are available to assist new first-year students moving-in for the Fall semester. They are available for anyone arriving the Friday before Fall classes begin.
When can I move in?
Please refer to our Moving In page for more information.
In general, for the Fall, students may arrive to move-in to their assigned room NO EARLIER than the Friday before the start of the first day of classes. Anyone requesting to move in earlier than the scheduled date must email firstname.lastname@example.org and receive approval from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Those who move in early are subject to the daily rate.
Can I move-in early?
Due to our extensive summer cleaning and maintenance schedule, move-in dates are firm. In rare cases, an early move-in request may be approved by the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Please see above for more information about the move-in schedule. To be considered for a special-case early move-in, please contact Residence Life at 409-740-4445 or email@example.com.