Congratulations on getting into the University of Tampa! Here you will pursue your education, goals and the sunny tropical weather! Before you jump into the moving truck, make sure to read these tips on how to make your move to college easier:
Where To Live In Florida
There are 12 total residence halls, but when living on campus as a freshman you will be assigned to one of six residence halls. Whichever room you are assigned to, make sure to print out this helpful move-in map for your specific residence hall. This will keep you can be well-informed of where you will need to go on move-in day. There are various different locations around Tampa you can visit for your college moving needs. The nearest U-Haul to campus is just a few minutes away.
Moving to Florida
Check out what living in each residence hall is like by checking out UT’s video page. There you will see what each dorm looks like. It will also give you an idea of what you’ll need when living near the beach! When moving to a beautiful and tropical destination, you’ll want to explore. Ditch the long lines and crowds during move-in day and opt to pack your belongings at home, have a carrier pick them up, they’ll store them and then they’ll deliver them straight to your dorm room. Collegeboxes offers this service to all Spartans. By shipping your belongings, you’ll have much more time to explore the town.
You’ll want to go to college well equipped to start off your education, so check out UT’s list of items to bring.
- Alarm clock
- Ironing board
- Waste basket
- Reading lamp
- Microwave oven
- Small refrigerator
- Computer with an Ethernet card
The university’s FAQs may have all your residential-living question answered. Don’t forget to check out UT’s handy move-in guide. Want even more college tips? We’ve got more helpful posts for students!
How was your time moving to the University of Tampa? What would you recommend incoming students do to prepare for living in Florida? Share your tips in the comments below!