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Move-In Information

Hello Hawks!

Our team is excited for you to join us on campus! Below you will find information regarding what to expect when moving into Hunter Residence Hall as well as how we are accounting for the health and safety of students, families, and staff.

If you have not already done so, please login and complete the Housing process in the UHCL Housing System.

In addition, if you do not already have an updated Hawk Card, you are required to upload your photo at before moving into Hunter Residence Hall. Your card will then be set aside and available to you at time of move-in. Our staff will then grant you swipe access to Hunter Residence Hall (exterior doors and suite door).

As always, if you have any questions, please contact Student Housing and Residential Life via email at or phone at 281-283-2615.

Hunter Residence Hall Fall 2021 Move-In Information

Entering Campus

We advise entering into campus via Entrance #3 at Bayou Road E., from Middlebrook Drive. This entrance will bring you the closest to Hunter Residence Hall.

Friend and Family Expectations

Please note that no more than two family members/friends/guests may accompany a student into Hunter Residence Hall to assist during the move-in process.

All students, family, friends, and guests must practice social distancing with individuals outside of their party throughout the move-in process. In addition, all persons will be required to sanitize their hands upon entering Hunter Residence Hall.

Move-In Process and Schedule

For Fall 2021, we will have a staggered move-in process. Student health and safety is our number one priority. And, this makes the move-in flow better for students and their families.

All students will check in at the front desk (inside the hall) on their assigned check-in date and designated window of time. Check-in is based upon your assigned Floor and Last Name.

Move-In Date Move-In by Floor and Last Name Move-in Time
August 17, 2021 1st Floor Residents with Last Name A - M
2nd Floor Residents with Last Name N - Z
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
August 18, 2021 2nd Floor Residents with Last Name A - M
1st Floor Residents with Last Name N - Z
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
August 19, 2021 3rd Floor Residents with Last Name A - M
4th Floor Residents with Last Name N - Z
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
August 20, 2021 4th Floor Residents with Last Name A - M
3rd Floor Residents with Last Name N - Z
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
August 21 - 22, 2021 By Appointment Only N/A

At check-in, there will be friendly students and staff ready to greet and assist you with the process, hand out campus resources, and answer any questions you may have. You will be permitted to use moving bins (as available, should you require one), which will be disinfected after each use.

We will make sure your Resident Adviser (RA) stops by your room on your check-in day, to meet and greet you. This upper-class student leader is here to assist you during your stay in Hunter Residence Hall.

Early Arrival

Students requesting to move into Hunter Residence Hall prior to their scheduled date and time should email In the email, state your Name, ID#, Room#, and desired move-in Date and Time. Students moving in early will be subject to a daily early arrival fee of $25.00.


If you and/or a member of your family requires an accommodation during Move-In, please reach out to Student Housing and Residential Life at at least two weeks prior to your move-in date. We are here to make the move-in process as easy and stress-free as possible.


Each room in Hunter Residence Hall comes with a Twin-size bed (XL), a desk and chair, a closet area with a small bar for hanging clothes, a set of drawers, and an Ethernet port. All beds will be loftable.

Packing List

Pack light. Not sure what to bring to campus and what to leave at home? Check out our "What to Bring to Campus" list.

Cleaning Supplies

We recommend you also bring some of the following cleaning supplies listed below with you for personal use. Some cleaning supplies will also be made available at our front desk. Make sure you are frequently wiping down surfaces and restroom areas in your suite to help stay safe and healthy.

  • Clorox Bleach
  • Clorox Disinfecting Bathroom Cleaner
  • Clorox or Lysol Disinfecting Wipes
  • Fantastik All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Lysol Brand All Purpose Cleaner
  • Scrubbing Bubbles Multi-Purpose Disinfectant
  • Soft Scrub with Bleach

Mailing Information

Thinking of mailing something to Hunter Residence Hall? No problem. Students may have mail (including packages from Amazon, FedEx, etc.) sent directly to Hunter Residence Hall at:

[Student Name]
Hunter Hall, [Room#]
635 Bayou Road
Houston, Texas 77058


During Move-In, you will be permitted to pull up to the parking spaces directly in front of Hunter Residence Hall as you unload items. After all items have been taken to your suite, please immediately move your vehicle to the designated lot (Lot D) next to Hunter Residence Hall.

Parking is free during Move-In. Note that students and families are not permitted to park in faculty/staff spaces on campus. Please be mindful of parking rules and regulations. Students will need to secure a parking permit for the 2021-2022 academic year.


  • Student Housing and Residential Life

    Phone: 281-283-2615

    Hunter Hall
    635 Bayou Road
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.