Opening Information

Move In Day Information

Donlon Move in day is scheduled for Saturday, August 24th between 7am-1pm.

Students will receive their move-in appointment from the Housing Office by late-June. Adhering to your assigned timeslot will allow us to provide the best possible move-in experience.

Move In Requirements

  • Families may only bring one vehicle on campus.
  • Vehicles over 14 feet long will not be permitted during move-in with the exception of SUVs, pick-up trucks, or standard vans/minivans.
  • U-Hauls or any other oversized vehicles are not permitted during move-in.
  • Vehicles may only enter the call lot/unloading zone once.
  • A driver must remain with the vehicle at all times.

Things to be Aware of When Decorating Your Dorm Room

The following prohibited items found in any rooms will be confiscated: extension cords, multi-plug adapters, bed risers with integrated electrical outlets, holiday/decorative lights, spider lamps, tapestries, wall hangings, and drapes / upholstered headboards that do not have a flame-retardant certificate on file with Campus Life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring tapestries?

Tapestries and Flags are fire safety concerns unless they have been fireproofed. A place you can go are Cornell Laundry.

Are there dimensions for the rooms?

There isn't information available for the dimensions of rooms in Donlon.

What is the clearance under the beds?

The bed clearance ranges from 29-30 in.