Move-In Weekend

Get familiar with the facilities, meet your fellow residents and resident advisors and participate in fun events where you will meet new people and spark new friendships.

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    New Resident Move-In

    New residents can check-in, pick up their keys and move into their new home at UM.

    September 3
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Pembina Hall Student Lounge

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    Parents Welcome Breakfast

    Parents and residents are invited to join us for breakfast at the Fresh Food Company. Have questions for us? Meet our Student Residences and Dining Services management teams while you check out the dining hall.

    September 4
    8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
    Fresh Food Company
    (2nd Floor Pembina Hall)

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    New Resident Orientation - Required attendance for all new residents

    Meet the people and staff in your community and learn about residence life, community standards, upcoming programs, opportunities, activities and supports.

    September 4
    10 a.m. – Noon
    MPR - University Centre

    (Note that this is a required event for all new residents)

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    CIBC Welcome BBQ and Fair

    After orientation, head out to the Duckworth Quad for our Orientation BBQ and Residence Welcome Fair. Don’t forget to grab your free Spirit Cup shirt!

    September 4
    Noon – 4 p.m.
    Duckworth Quad

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    Parents welcome

    Move-in Weekend is for parents too! Join us for breakfast at the Fresh Food Company and the BBQ Welcome Fair on Sunday.

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    Returners Move-In Day

    Returning residents can check-in, pick up their keys and move in on September 4 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Pembina Hall Student Lounge).

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Orientation Week

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    Res After Dark

    Come along for some fun away from the sun. Roast some marshmallows over a bonfire and participate in one of many games and activities at Whitecastle.

    Tuesday, September 6
    7 – 10:30 p.m.

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    Speed Friending

    Want to make friends? Want to do it fast? Well then you're in luck! Come on down to the Pembina Hall Student Lounge to participate in our annual Speed-Friending event where you'll have the chance to new people and spark new friendships.

    Wednesday, September 7
    7 – 10 p.m.

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    Outdoor Movie Night

    In the mood for some popcorn and a movie? Meet us at the Pembina Hall student lounge for some snacks and a full cinematic experience under the beautiful Winnipeg sky.

    Thursday, September 8
    7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

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    Residence Craft Night

    Show us your creative side and join us at Residence Craft Night! Make something amazing to bring back to your room!

    Friday, September 9
    7 – 10 p.m.

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    Join us for some outdoor fun as we build the biggest waterslide in Winnipeg! Don’t forget your Spirit Cup shirt and your swimsuit!

    Saturday, September 10
    10 a.m.

Information for new student residents

Order your ID card

Your UM ID card is required to access your residence meal plan. We strongly suggest getting your ID card as soon as possible. To do this, click “Order your ID Card” below.

You will need to ensure your mailing address is updated in Aurora to your residence address. Visit the change your contact information page to insure your mailing address is updated.

Please use this Student Residence address guide as reference:

(Your Name)

Pembina Hall Residence


Box ______ (same as Room #)
30 MacLean Cres.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N1

(Your Name)

Arthur V. Mauro Residence


Box ______ (same as Room #)
120 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6B3

(Your Name)

Mary Speechly Hall Residence


Box ______ (same as Room #)
34 MacLean Cres.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N1

(Your Name)

University Collage Residence


Box ______ (same as Room #)
220 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2M8

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