Move In Day



First year & new student move-in day is Saturday, August 15, 2015
Returning student move-in day is Tuesday, August 18, 2015


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 to the Student Center. Please note that you must check in at the Student Center prior to checking into your assignment. This includes students housed at Tiger Plaza as well as Tiger Pointe.  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

All students who reside on campus must have current immunization records.  Immunization records can be sent to the Health Center via mail at the following address:
Jackson State University Health Center
P.O. Box 17097
Jackson, MS 39217
Fax:  601-979-9228.
For more information concerning immunization records please contact the JSU Health Center at 601-9798-2260.

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.