Monday, August 15: FAMU Towers North & South Wednesday, August 17: Polkinghorne Village, Sampson Hall, Young Hall Friday, August 19: Palmetto South, Palmetto Phase 3 Saturday, August 20: Everyone who has not checked in
Time blocks will be between 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM by appointment only. With thousands of residents moving in each semester, we stagger the check-in times
and dates in order to provide everyone the best move-in experience possible. Please
schedule your move-in time according to your specific hall move-in date.
Tips & Guidelines
The primary vehicle route shall be Wahnish Way, Gaines Street, Osceola Street, and
Perry Street (both directions). Emergency vehicles shall be given priority for Travel
if an emergency incident occurred.
Once the student has been given the approval to begin moving their belongings into
their room, parents/ guardians may move their vehicle to the unloading area of the
residence hall. Because parking is limited, unloading zones are for temporary parking
only. Campus police will be present to offer directions and parking restrictions.
POLKINGHORNE VILLAGE: 667 Robert and Trudy Perkins Way, Tallahassee, FL 32310 | Directions YOUNG/SAMPSON HALL: 1599 Gibbs Hall Trail , Tallahassee, FL 32301 | Directions FAMU TOWERS: 451 W Osceola St, Tallahassee, FL 32301 | Directions PALMETTO PHASE III APARTMENTS: 277 Palmetto Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 | Directions PALMETTO SOUTH APARTMENTS: 255 Palmetto Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 | Directions
Carts – or large wheeled bins – and dollies are provided for students on a first-come-first-serve
basis and may be checked out for a limited time. To check out cart or dolly, residents
will need to provide an identification card. There is a limit to one cart/dolly per
person. We recommend you bring your own dolly/hand truck to assist with your move-in.
Elevator access is offered in the following residential facilities: Polkinghorne Village,
FAMU Towers, Sampson Hall, Young Hall, and Palmetto Street Phase III. Palmetto Street
South do not have elevators, so please plan accordingly.
To avoid getting overwhelmed on Move-In Day, some items may be brought or shipped
at a more convenient date.
Face coverings are encouraged for all persons assisting in the move-in process.
Staff within the facilities will be conducting temperature checks.
We encourage all participates to follow social distancing from others.
There will be a limited number of carts available at the residence halls for students
to use during the move-in process, we strongly encourage you to bring your own moving
In order to adhere to our internal safety protocols, residents will be only able to
have a maximum of two guests to assist them while moving in.
There will not be any volunteers assisting during Move-In.
If you or anyone attending move-in with you are feeling sick or displaying the symptoms
of COVID-19, you may not come to campus and will need to reschedule your move-in time.
Please follow the FAMU COVID-19 FAQ for guidelines on reporting illness.
Need help providing your home-away-from-home essentials? The Florida A&M University
Official Residence Hall Linens Program can give you any room needs from memory-foam
mattress pads to an array of designer sheets and extra-fluffy pillows at a discount.
Select from a choice of Value Packs or order individual items from famu.ocm.com or
call 1-800-957-4338 to supply your room with everything you need to create your new
home away from home!
A portion of the proceeds will go directly to the Residence Hall Association insupport
of their mission to promote unity and community among residents, and to provide quality
educational and social programming.