Move-In & Move-Out

Spring 2022 Closing

All Residence Halls and Apartments close May 6, 2022 at 6pm. Plan when you will move-out. Residents must vacate their room within twenty-four (24) hours of completing their last final exam or by 6:00PM on Friday, May 6, 2022, whichever comes first.

STEP 1: Complete "Move Out Acknowledgement" form by April 15th. This form is mandatory for all students and is located on the Student Housing Portal. 

STEP 2: Look around your space. Are you responsible for any damage(s)? If so, you must claim the damage(s) using the “Claim Damages Form” on your Student Housing Portal. All residents responsible for damage must complete the form (some damage responsibility may be shared by multiple roommates). Any damage(s) not claimed will be split amongst all roommates.

STEP 3: You must clean and clear your space. Cleaning supplies will be available at the Area Offices. Begin to organize and pack your belongings far in advance of your move-out date.

STEP 4: All students must complete the "Check-out Confirmation" form to confirm they have moved out. Complete this form when you leave. Form is available on the Student Housing Portal.


  • Monday, May 2nd: 8am-3pm
    • Del Rey North, Del Rey South, Desmond, Rosecrans, Whelan; Location: Parking Area between Chapel and Whelan
    • McKay & Tenderich; Location: Tenderich Basketball Court 
  • Tuesday, May 3rd: 8am-3pm
    • McCarthy & Rains; Location: Between Rains and McCarthy
    • Palm North/South & Doheny; Location: Courtyard between both halls

Please look for the representatives at the table in each location. Assistance and handcarts available upon request. Microfridges must be returned on the date specified or the student will be charged. Additionally, students will be charged if they do not complete the cleaning instructions. Please see Microfridge information sent to student's lion mail.

Summer Storage Options

If you are in need of Summer Storage, please review our recommended partners:

Dorm Room Movers >

We Come 2 U Storage >

Summer Housing

If you are interested in applying for summer housing, learn more at Summer Housing.

Fall Move-In Resources

Visit the resources below for more information about general move-in information. Specific details will be updated after LMU summer session begins.

  • First Year & Incoming Students move-in: Thursday, Aug. 25th
  • Continuing Student move-in: Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26th - Aug. 28th
  • Please note: There will be no Friday move-in timeslots available during First Year Student Convocation.

Check-In Locations

First Year Student check-in location for Thursday, Aug. 25th: TBD

All Continuing Students: Check-In at your Area Office

  • Please make sure to have your OneCard when you check in. OneCards can be retrieved from the OneCard Office (hours below) only if you do not already have one.

  • Please see below for your check in locations based on your building (Map):

    • Del Rey North, Del Rey South, Desmond, Rosecrans, Whelan, Doheny: CHECK IN AT the North Area Office (Founder's Pavilion 108).
    • Students living in Doheny, Palm North, Palm South: CHECK IN AT the South Area Office (Palm South).
    • Students living in Leavey 4, Leavey 5, Leavey 6, O'Malley, McCarthy, Rains: CHECK IN AT the West Area Office (Leavey 6 209)
    • Students living in 8000/8001 Houses, Hannon, McKay, Tenderich: CHECK IN AT the South Area Office (Leavey Center, Suite J).


Residents arriving anytime from Jan 6 – Jan 9 may park in general parking spaces. When moving in please make sure you are parked in a marked parking space and that you observe all parking signs and personnel. Parking in red zones, fire-lanes or in any unmarked area is strictly prohibited. 

Guest Access and Important Expectations

Student Housing & University policies may be revised for the Fall 2022 academic year as pandemic conditions evolve. Information regarding these policies will be available through Student Housing communications and on this webpage. The University continues to practice appropriate measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Please keep in mind each person will need to comply with a mask requirement for indoor spaces. Please review the LMU Together webpage for University updates.

If you have further questions, please contact Student Housing at or 310.338.2963.

Student Housing Resources

LMU Resources

  • Dining Services - For information on vendors, locations, and hours of operation.
  • Parking Services - For information pertaining to parking permits and policies.
  • Mail and Distribution Center - For services the mailroom offers, how and when to send packages, and hours of operation.
  • One Card - Add value to your card, report lost or stolen card, and locate off-campus merchants.


FAQs: Move-In

This page will be updated regularly as information becomes available for Spring 2022.


  • Students who are traveling over break or traveling to move in for Spring 2022 Housing must review and abide by the following expectations: All visitors must comply with the following: in order to access campus.

  • The University asks that students, faculty and staff get tested and obtain a negative result before reentering campus for the spring semester or attest to having had Covid-19 in the last 90 days prior to accessing campus. You may take PCR tests up to two days prior to your return, while rapid antigen tests may only be taken one day prior to your return. At home tests will be accepted. Please submit a photo of your negative at-home result at the link below.

    Upload your negative test results or complete your attestation here.

    If your test result is positive please contact the COVID Support Team immediately at or 310-568-6868.  

    LMU's revised class and move-in schedule allows you to begin your classes remotely and recover in time for the return of in-person instruction on Jan. 24.

  • All students can check-in at their Area Office during our normal Area Office hours. If you are an incoming student, please make sure you pick up your OneCard at the OneCard office during their business hours. 

    OneCard hours:

    M-F, Jan 10-14 8am-7pm (extended hours) 
    M-F, after Jan. 14 8am-5pm



  • All students are required to submit their vaccination documentation to the vaccination documentation portal. For residential students, failure to register vaccination information by the communicated deadlines will result in the cancelation of their housing license agreement. Please see the vaccination webpage for more information.

    Residential students who wish to request a vaccination exemption for medical or religious reasons must complete the appropriate exemption form available through the Vax LMU system by the communicated deadline.



    Students may request a change to their move-in timeslot by contacting the Student Housing Office at with the details of their request. 



  • The last day to cancel the 2021-2022 Housing License Agreement for Spring is Dec 8th, 2021. See more details of the Housing License Release Request Process here for cancellations after this date.

  • Visitors must ensure they submit a lion health check and receive proper confirmation before entering campus. More details can be found here.

  • All students must complete Pre Check-In AND select a timeslot. To do so, login to MyLMU and select "Student Housing Online Services" from the "Campus Life" menu at the top. Click the blue "Housing Portal" button to access the housing portal and then follow the instructions in the home page notification to complete Pre Check-In. You will be unable to access your housing assignment or check in until this process is completed, so we encourage you to Pre Check-In as soon as possible!


  • LMU Dining Services will be fully operation for Spring 2022. Please see the website LMU Dining Services at for more info. Dining services during move-in week may be limited. 


  • Students who wish to lease an apartment at Playa del Oro but who are not affiliated with the LMU at Playa del Oro program are encouraged to contact the leasing office directly to make arrangements.


    Palm North and Palm South will be fully open for students the Fall 2021 semester.



  • Connecting to the campus internet/wifi:


    Laptops and mobile devices:

    Choose LMU-Wireless and enter your MYLMU username/password.


    Other devices (TVs, gaming systems, etc.):

    These will need to be registered first in the self-service portal.  Once they are registered you would connect them to LMU-Guest.  For more information please visit


    Ethernet ports:

    Activated by request (allow 2-3 business days)

    Go to  and click on Request Services>Ethernet Port Activation


    If you run into any issues please contact the ITS Service Desk at 310-338-7777 or

  • Students will be notified of their on-campus mailbox after housing assignments have been released. Please contact the Distribution Center for more information on shipping packages and picking up during move in.

  • We have put together a list from LMU students and Student Housing that will hopefully make your move easier by helping you identify those items you need, those you can leave at home or those you can get when you go back to visit. Visit this page for some tips.

  • Please contact or call 310-338-2963. We will make every effort to contact you back as soon as possible in order to assist you effectively.