Move-In & Move-Out

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.

  • International Students move-in: Friday, Aug. 19th
  • Transfer Students move-in: Wednesday, Aug. 24th
  • 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.
  • For additional LMU Orientation details, visit LMU Orientation

Check-In Locations

First Year Students: Check-in at Founder's Pavilion for Thursday, Aug. 25th during student selected timeslot.

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).


August 1st-24th: Regular parking enforcements and regulations will apply. For parking permit and parking information, please check the Parking & Transportation page. 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. 

August 25th-28th: Follow parking instructions and signage around campus. You can check with a parking personnel around campus. You will have 30 minutes to unload/load your vehicle. 

August 29th and onward: Regular parking enforcements and regulations will apply. For parking permit and parking information, please check the Parking & Transportation page. 

Important Expectations Regarding COVID-19

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 there may be COVID-19 updates including mask requirements from the University. 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.

  • Students who are traveling over break or traveling to move in for Fall 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.

  • 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:

    Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm 


  • 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.


  • There are a limited number of available slots for changes. Should you request for a change, please visit the Housing Portal and check under "Pre-Check In" for the available check-in timeslots. Please note that there is no guarantee for the change request. 


  • The last day to cancel the 2022-2023 Housing License Agreement was Tuesday, July 26, 2022. 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 Fall 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 are not affiliated with the LMU at Playa del Oro program are encouraged to contact the leasing office directly to make arrangements.

  • 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.