Move In Checklist

Housing RepresenativeAs you prepare for move-in, please remember to complete the following steps before your move-in date. No students will be permitted, under any circumstance, to move into the residence hall if these steps are not complete. 

Step 1 Registration required

To be eligible to live in the Residence Hall, a student must be enrolled as a CSU student. Priority is given to full-time students taking (12) semester credit hours for undergraduate and graduate students taking (9) credit hours. The department reserves the right to deny housing to students not registered for the corresponding semester. Registration must be completed before moving into housing. Please contact the campus registar office to complete registration:

Step 2 Payment solution in place-Financial Aid and Bursar/Cashier for Payment Plan

Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming school year. Students must complete a FAFSA prior to applying for on-campus housing. Each housing applicant must complete a Financial Aid Housing Eligibility Form.  For questions contact:  

Step 3 Complete all Medical and Immunization Requirements-Contact Health & Wellness
*Please do not send any medical records to housing. 

The campus Health & Wellness Center issues a medical compliance card after submission of the appropriate medical/immunization records. You will not be issued a compliance card if your medical records are not filed/up-to-date and this will prohibit you from obtaining housing. These records must be completed before moving into housing.
  • Diphtheria and Tetanus (TD), must have been within the last 10 years.
  • Tuberculin (TB), skin test with results within the last year.
  • Complete Physical, completed within the last year.
  • 2 doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), or a test verifying immunity. 

Contact the Chicago State University Wellness and Health Center for assistance in obtaining any needed immunizations or laboratory (serologic) testing prior to arrival please call (773) 995-2010 or email: Please take care of all Health and Wellness related obligations prior to arrival for housing.Be sure to make two copies of records. Send one copy to the Wellness/Health Center and maintain one copy for your record.

*Please do not send any medical records to housing. 

Step 4 All set- Follow the Arrival processes shared via the arrival email to move-in safely

More information will be included in the arrival information sent to your Chicago State University email.