Fall 2024

Save the Date! Move-In Weekend, Orientation & More!

Learn what to expect during your first few days in Residence.

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    New Resident Move-In

    New and returning residents can check into residence and pick up their keys during our move-in weekend.

    New Residents:
    August 31, 2024

    New & Returning Residents:
    September 1, 2024

    Early Move-In : Students who have accepted a room offer may apply for an early move-in date between August 24- August 30. Subject to availability, and some additional charges.

    Students arriving prior to the above dates are encouraged to reserve a hotel room.

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    Parents Welcome Breakfast & Orientation

    Parents and residents are invited to join us for breakfast at the Fresh Food Company during our move-in weekend!

    Parents Welcome Breakfast: Fresh Food Company, Pembina Hall
    Sunday, September 1, 2024
    Time: TBD

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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 1, 2024

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    Orientation Street Fair

    After orientation, head out to the Orientation BBQ and Residence Welcome Fair.

    Orientation BBQ: Duckworth Quad
    September 1, 2024
    Time: TBD

Residence Portal

Log-in today! Stay up to date on all things housing.

Orientation Week

Events for Fall Orientation 2024 TBD

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    Speed Friending

    Want to make friends? Want to do it fast? Participate in our annual Speed-Friending event where you'll have the chance to new people and spark new friendships.


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    Night @ The Bookstore


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    Outdoor Movie Night

    In the mood for some popcorn and a movie? Join us for some snacks and a full cinematic experience under the beautiful Winnipeg sky.


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    Misc Building Events


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    Paint Night

    Visit with new friends and join us for our paint night, where you can paint your imagination to life.


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    Building Events


ID Cards

Your UM ID card is required to access your Residence Meal Plan. We strongly suggest getting your ID card as soon as possible. 

To produce your ID Card, they require the following documents:

  • Copy of your Government-issued Photo ID
  • Study Permit (International students only)

What to Bring?

Wondering what to pack?

We're here to guide you.

From parking to arrival dates, and packing dos and don'ts, we're here to ensure you're all set.

Learn What To Bring

Residence Maps

Winter 2025

Move-In Dates & Times

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    Winter Term 2025

    New & Returning residents can check into residence, pick up their keys and move into their rooms.

    January 2025

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    Planning Your Arrival

    Our residences and all university offices will be closed during the holiday break ( dates TBA) opening for move-in first day back after the break.

    To enhance your experience, planning your stay after January 3rd is recommended. Students arriving before January 3rd, or after 9:00pm are encouraged to explore nearby accommodations (hotel).

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