University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Spring Move-in Information

Spring 2022 Move-In Details

Due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the country, the University has implemented additional mitigation efforts for Pitt-Johnstown.  These requirements are dependent on your vaccination status:

A shelter-in-place will be in effect through Thursday, January 13.  Beginning Sunday, January 9 the only individuals permitted in the residence halls are those who are assigned to that specific building.  No guests (including residents from other buildings, family members, and non-students) are permitted inside any campus residence hall or academic building.  

Residence halls will reopen at 8 a.m., Sunday, January 9 for returning students.  In order to be cleared to move onto campus, all students must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption from the University of Pittsburgh.  Guests assisting with arrival do not need to be vaccinated, but should wear a face covering at all times if not vaccinated.  All resident students will receive an email message on or before January 1 with information on mandatory COVID-19 testing.  

  • Returning students should check in with their RA prior to reporting to their rooms so they can be officially checked in.  (Students arriving after January 9 should notify Housing and Dining Services in advance so can be indicated as a late arrival.)
  • Returning students moving into a different assignment can arrive  Saturday, January 8 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with prior permission (please complete the "early arrival request" on the Johnstown Campus Housing and Dining Services task center at  Students who do not have approval to arrive early will not be permitted to come to campus until Sunday, January 9. 
  • New residents can arrive  Saturday, January 8 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with prior permission (please complete the "early arrival request" on the Johnstown Campus Housing and Dining Services task center at  Otherwise, new residents can arrive between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Sunday, January 9.  New residents will need to check-in and retrieve their key before moving into their residence hall and are permitted to have two guests assist with moving their belongings into their rooms (due to the Shelter-in-Place order only one guest is permitted in each residence hall per new arrival).. 

Check-in locations are as follows:

  • First-Year Halls:
    Lobby of assigned building
  • LLC: 
    Terrace Room (first floor)
  • CPA: 
    First floor lobby
  • North Lodges (Briar, Foxfire, Hawthorn, Heather, and Larkspur)
    Briar 1
  • South Lodges (Buckhorn and Sunset): 
    Buckhorn 3
  • Townhouses: 
    Highland 8
  • Willow Hall: 
    First floor lobby

What to Bring

Not sure what you should bring on move-in day?  Visit our What to Bring page. 

ID Cards

Students who do not have a student ID card will need to submit their photo electronically (the ID Center is NOT take photos in-person currently).  ID cards will be sent to students’ home addresses. Visit the ID Center's website for more details. Remember you will need your ID card to access your building and use your meal plan.