Contact Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life

0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-0159
kburks1@umd.edu

MOVING GUIDE

Depending on how you view moving or the circumstances of your move, moving can be an overwhelming process or an exciting adventure. This checklist will give you some insight into your feeling about moving and provide some ideas on how to make the moving experience more manageable.  To better grasp your preparation for moving, print out the following test, compare and contemplate your answers.


Change of Address
Packing
Timeline for Moving
Additional Resources
Off-Campus Housing Services

REMEMBER: 

· All of us experience some level of anxiety when faced with a new situation. What are some of your concerns with this new situation? What can you do to anticipate these feelings of anxiety or stress in order to cope and/or overcome fears associated with your move? 
· There are many steps involved in moving, which include finding a suitable new home, packing your belongings, and getting settled into your new residence.  What do you need to feel comfortable and relaxed in your living environment?