University of Wisconsin–Madison
Badger Buddies and Bucky pose outside Ogg Hall before move-in

Moving & Breaks

Welcome to University Residence Halls! Whether you’re arriving on campus for the very first time with a van full of boxes or simply planning your trip home for a break, we work to make your experience as convenient as possible. Watch this page for parking/traffic info, dining options, desk hours, check-in/out details, and more for each of the major parts of the school year. Full details are posted in the weeks prior to each period when the information becomes available.

March 24 – April 1, 2018

Information regarding spring break 2018 will be published in March 2018.

May 4 – 12, 2018

Information regarding spring move out 2018 will be published in April 2018.

August 2018

Move-in days for fall 2018 will be August 28, 29, and 30, 2018. Residents are assigned to one of these three move-in days based on the residence hall they are assigned to in June. Housing student employees and international students will move-in on our early move-in day on August 26, 2018. Additional information regarding fall move-in 2018 will be published in summer 2018.

November 22 – 25, 2018

Information regarding Thanksgiving break 2018 will be published in October 2018.

December 21, 2018 – January 21, 2019

Information regarding winter break 2018-19 will be published in November 2018.

January 15 – 20, 2019

Information regarding spring move-in 2019 will be published in December 2018.