Move In

We are looking forward to an exciting year with you as our resident.  In order to make your move-in process as smooth as possible, please familiarize yourself with the instructions below.  A more detailed letter is available for download at the bottom of the page.

Move-In Day

Kennesaw Campus Residents: Move-In is Friday, August 14th & Saturday, August 15th

Marietta Campus Residents: Move-In is Saturday, August 15th

Move-In Times

Each community has specific check-in dates and times. For the Kennesaw Campus, students should arrive in a specific time window based on where they live. For the Marietta Campus, students should arrive in a specific time window based on the first letter of their last name. Please reference the Check-In Schedule here for your time:

Move-In Process

  • Determine the Move-In day & time for your specific residential area
  • Complete the pre-arrival checklist
  • Arrive on campus during your specified time slot
  • Park in your designated area and proceed to your check-in location (map available below)

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Each item on this list must be completed prior to move-in day.

  • Obtain your Kennesaw State University ID card
  • Complete the immunization requirements for Kennesaw State University
    • All students must submit this Meningitis Form as well – Meningitis Form
  • Arrange for payment of your housing charges (Documents available below for assistance)
  • Review checklist of items to bring on move-in day
  • Register your vehicle with Parking & Transportation
  • Print out our parking map to help navigate on move-in day (Maps available below)

Housing Payments

For Students living in Austin Residence Complex I, KSU Place, University Village & University Village Suites your housing contract payments are broken up into 12 equal installments and your first housing installment must be received by August 1st. We accept online payments of credit cards/debit cards and ACH payments. Cash will not be accepted. You can access these payment options by logging into the housing portal at and then click the accounts tab. If you want to apply your financial aid towards housing you must complete the pre-authorization process prior to move-in day.

For Students living in Austin Residence Complex II and any Marietta Campus Housing your housing contract payments are broken up into 2 installments (fall and spring semester). These installments must be paid in full by the semester payment deadline set by the university. All payments will be paid through the University Bursar’s Office. Information on payment methods and the payment process can be found here:

Please feel free to contact the housing office at 470-578-5483 if you need clarification on housing payments.

We have put together the following documents to assist you with housing payment questions:

Renter’s Insurance

Every resident is strongly encouraged to carry Renter’s Insurance. Kennesaw State University Housing is not responsible for damages to or loss of personal property. You can obtain such insurance at a minimal cost annually. You may also be able to obtain a rider policy to any parent or guardian’s homeowners policy.

Move-In Letter

If you would like to read a copy of the full letter emailed to students please click the link here:

Move-In letter