Arrivals day if you're living in Halls
We’ll email you before you arrive so you can complete your online Hall check-in, which gives you all the information you need to get into your Hall and into your room. When you arrive, you’ll need to visit your Hall’s key collection point with your arrival pass and your photo ID to collect your room key. You can then move into your room.
Whether you are moving in on the Saturday or Sunday, you’ll be asked to select a specific arrival time during your online Hall check-in. On the day of your arrival please arrive at the start of your timeslot with your car parking pass displayed on your windscreen – this will help us direct you to your Hall. You must arrive, register, get your keys and move into your accommodation during your slot.
Parking around Halls will be busy, so we’ll ask you to move your car to another parking area as soon as you’ve finished unloading your belongings. If you need to park for longer than your two-hour arrival slot, please ask one of our marshalls who will be able to direct you to longer stay parking off-campus. Arrivals parking will close at 8pm, so if your parents or friends are dropping you off they’ll need to have left by that time.
On your first evening you can look forward to a welcome talk and welcome meal, where you’ll meet fellow residents and find out more about living in your Hall.
Arrivals day for local or commuting students
If you’re living locally or commuting, Saturday 16 September is still the beginning of Welcome Week! We've arranged a welcome talk at 4pm in the Boilerhouse Lecture Theatre. This is where you’ll find out all about getting started at Royal Holloway, so make sure you don’t miss it. Please travel to campus by public transport during arrivals weekend as parking will be extremely limited for those not moving into Halls.
What if I absolutely can't avoid arriving late?
You’ll be missing out, but we can make special arrangements if you’ve got a good reason why you can’t get to Royal Holloway for your arrivals day. Let us know as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.The last possible date you can enrol or move into Halls is Friday 6 October.