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Operation Move-In Information

Operation Move-In is the official start to the fall semester at Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro and Savannah campuses. It is an exciting time as we welcome students into the residence halls and prepare to kick off the academic year.

Operation Move-In is Friday, August 9, 2024


Operation Move-In Date Announcement

It is highly encouraged to check in on Friday, August 9; however, for students unable to move in on that day, additional move-in times are available on August 10 or August 11. More information regarding OMI will be sent to students throughout the summer including information regarding signing up for a move-in timeslot, early arrival information and instructions, and information on how to prepare for moving to campus. Please note, students who are part of specialty programs may be asked to move into the residence halls early (see information below).

As information is made available the subsequent pages will also be updated.


Operation Move-In processes vary by which campus you are attending.  Please select the campus that you wish to learn more about in the process below:

Learn more about Operation Move-In in Statesboro Campus
Learn move about Operation Move-In at the Armstrong Campus

How to select a Move-In Timeslot

2024 Timeslot Selection will open in mid-July


Early Arrivals

If you are participating in certain University sponsored functions (Panhellenic Recruitment, Residential Learning Communities, Marching Band, etc) you may be required to move in early to the Residence Halls. You should check with your sponsoring department to verify your Early Arrival requirements. You can also view more on Early Arrivals on each of our specific campus pages above.


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Check-In Information

Your check-in location will vary based upon which day you are arriving on campus. Please use the information below to help guide your check-in process.

Armstrong Campus Students

For students arriving on the Armstrong Campus on August 9, your check-in will take place at the Armstrong Center. The address for the Armstrong Campus is 13040 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA. The Armstrong Campus map linked below will help guide you to the Armstrong Center. From there, you will get checked in and then directed to your residence hall. Students who are approved early arrivals coming prior to August 9 will check in at the University Housing office located in the Compass Point 7000 Building.

Statesboro Campus Students

If you are arriving for Operation Move-In on August 9, residence hall check-in will take place at the Recreation Activities Center (RAC). Traffic will be routed on Akins Boulevard to reach Paulson Stadium. Please use the following GPS address to go to the RAC: 1939 Akins Blvd, Statesboro GA. For students arriving on the Statesboro Campus prior to August 9 as approved early arrivals, your check-in will take place at the University Housing office in Watson Commons. The address for Watson Commons is 1630 Chandler Road, Statesboro GA.

Campus Move-In Maps

Below you will find maps to assist you for Operation Move-In on August 9. If you are an early arrival prior to August 9 or are planning to arrive after August 11, please do not utilize these maps for navigation for housing check-in.

Residential Learning Community Move-In

For the Fall 2024 semester, participants in Residential Learning Communities will move in on the regular move-in day of August 9 unless you are participating in a separate early arrival process (Panhellenic Recruitment, Marching Band, etc).


What to Bring

Curious on what to bring to campus when moving in? View our full list of suggested items and learn about what items you should leave home when making the move to Georgia Southern.


Volunteer Opportunities

Assisting students during Operation Move-In is a great way to connect to the campus population and engage with the new class of Georgia Southern Eagles. Sign up to volunteer today!

Last updated: 4/15/2022