Nearly 2,500 students live in Jackson State’s residential facilities. We’re glad you’ll be joining our community. We want to help make your move to JSU as pleasant and efficient as possible. This website has all the information you need regarding move-in; please read it carefully and if you need more assistance or have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here for YOU!. The Department of Housing and Residence Life Office is located in Campbell College Suites-North. You can contact the Housing and Residence Life Office at 601-979-2326.
We ask that all students check into their Fall 2015 assignment by reporting directly to their perspective communities. This includes students housed at Tiger Plaza as well as Tiger Village. Your assignment can be found via JSU PAWS account. Students should arrive to campus at their designated time. Please see the schedule below:
Last Names A-F and Out of State Students: 9:00am-11:00am
Last Names G-L and Out of State Sutdents: 11am-1:00pm
Last Names M-T: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Last Names U-Z: 3:00pm-5:00pm
First Year and New Student Move in is Saturday, August 15, 2015 starting at 8:00am.
Returning Student Move in is Tuesday, August 18, 2015 starting at 8:00am.
Please note that all students have 48 hours to check in. Failure to check in within 48 hours of your reporting date may result in you forfeiting your residential assignment.
Move-In Day traffic
All Move-In Day traffic must use the University Blvd Exit 43B to enter campus. Please follow the blue and white “JSU Move-In Day” signs to Jackson State University. Designated parking lots have been assigned for move – in day. Please park in the lots identified by the blue and white signs labeled “JSU Move-In Parking.”
Directions to JSU's Walter Payton Wellness and Recreation Center are as follows:
From Atlanta or Birmingham:
Interstate 20 West to University Blvd Exit 43B
From Houston, New Orleans, or South Mississippi:
Interstate 55 North to Interstate 20 East to University Blvd Exit 43B
From North Mississippi, Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago, or Detroit:
Interstate 55 South to Interstate 20 West to University Blvd Exit 43B
From Dallas or Shreveport:
Interstate 20 East to University Blvd Exit 43B
If you are not from an area listed above and need directions, please contact our office at 601-979-2326.
Post Your Move-In Day Photos
Remember to share your photos with us on Instagram and Twitter at #JSUMVN15. Please follow us at JSUResLife on Instagram and Twitter.