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Move-in Day and Welcome Week festivities begin your journey as a member of our community. The ETBU family and Student Affairs staff look forward to helping you become acquainted with your new Life on the Hill. Enjoy a virtual tour of the new Centennial Hall and review the list of important dates below.

Move-In Day

The official day for new freshmen and transfer students to move-in the residence halls is Thursday, August 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. However, new freshmen that are registered to attend Tiger Camp will have an opportunity to arrive a few days early to begin their educational journey on Sunday, August 17.

Also, students who are participating in athletics (Football, Soccer, and Volleyball) and other co-curricular programs (Band, Athletic Training, etc.) will move-in on designated days approved by Residence Life. Students participating in these University sponsored activities will need to check with their program leaders to confirm their pre-approved move-in dates and times.

Listed below is an summary of important move-in dates:

Tiger Camp  (Freshmen Adventure) Sunday, August 17 *Check with Program Leaders
New Freshmen & Transfer Students Thursday, August 21 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Returning Students Friday, August 22 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Returning Students Saturday, August 23 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Returning Students Sunday August 24 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Athletics / Co-Curricular Programs Pre-approved Dates *Check with Program Leaders

Welcome Week

East Texas Baptist University recognizes that helping you experience positive and engaging educational experiences can make a significant impact on your level of academic performance, engagement in the campus community, and progress toward graduation.  Click here for more information on the official start to Welcome Week festivities.  Information on events for families is included.

Lampsato Ceremony Friday, August 22
Tiger Festivities Saturday, August 23
Chill on the Hill Sunday August 24

Move-in Day Maps - August 21st