Roanoke College

Move-in Day Tips

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  • Arrive at least a half an hour early so you can get a great parking spot.
  • Study the campus map before you arrive.
  • Count on having some help from the Muscle Corps.
  • Wear tennis shoes, NOT flip-flops.
  • Bring at least 2 or 3 surge protectors.
  • Make sure you know where the Salem Wal-Mart is (only 5 minutes from campus).
  • Get a lot of sleep the night before.
  • Do not feel like you have to be in a rush to move in.
  • Try not to bring many breakable items.
  • Bring poster putty and adhesives instead screws and nails as they are not allowed.
  • Bring or buy plenty of hangers for clothes or closet organizers.
  • Bring Towels, bath shoes (flip flops) and shower caddies.
  • Do not buy too many items before you get here - just pick them when you arrive.