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Fall 2020 Move In Information

New to Tech International Students will be able to move in to the residence halls on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 9 AM to Noon. 

New to Tech students will be able to move in to the residence halls on Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 8 AM to 1 PM. 

New students are required to attend Orientation. Please visit the Orientation site for more information at to register. 

Returning students will be able to move in on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 beginning at 8 AM. 
  • Any student requesting early a move in date may be subject to a $25 per night charge.

What to Bring

The WVU Tech Residence Life Office has compiled a list of items which we feel would enable you to make your stay at WVU Tech an enjoyable and comfortable one. 

We provide each student with: 
You should provide: 
Bed and Mattress (x-long twin) 
Drawer Space 
Student Chair 
Student Desk 
Mini Blinds 
Closet/Wardrobe Space 
Cable Jack (1 per room) 
Wireless Internet Connection 
MicroFridge (1 per room) 
Individual Mailboxes 
Recreation Area with TV 
Washer/dryer services 
Vending Machines 
Trash Can/Recycling Bin
Sheets (XL twin) (regular flat sheets will work) 
Pillows and pillow cases  
Surge Protector/Heavy Duty Extension Cord 
Desk Lamp
Bath Robe, shower shoes 
Shower bucket, towels, washcloths 
Alarm clock 
Cleaning supplies (broom/dustpan, etc.) 
Sewing kit, scissors 
Television (1 per room) 
Any necessary supplies for classes
Microwave ovens 
Electric ovens 
Alcohol containers (full or empty) 
Waffle irons 
Small extension cords/multi-receptacle outlets 
Sandwich makers 
Motor bikes 
Pets (except for one 10 gallon tank with fish) 
Portable Heaters (electric, kerosene, etc.) 
Free weights over 20 pounds 
Electric or charcoal grills 
Paintball guns 
Halogen lights 
Any appliance/item with an open flame 
Drums and amplified equipment 
Air conditioners 
Gasoline or any combustible or flammable liquid
Portable clothes washer
Portable dishwasher
This list is not comprehensive. The Residence Life office reserves the right to ask students to remove items that are considered unsafe. 

At this time, the only cooking appliance that a student may have in their room is a MicroFridge microwave. These refrigerator/freezer/microwave units are more functional and efficient than individual units. All residents are provided a MicroFridge per room. 

The college assumes no responsibility for theft, damage or loss of money, valuables or personal items. It is essential that you protect your valuables. Please check with your family concerning the extent of coverage under existing insurance policies. You may also want to consider renter’s insurance from a private agent. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Residence Life Office at 304.929.1232.