UT Dallas Magazine

Photo Reel: Move-In Days

Jin Chen came to Move-In Day prepared to help new students settle into the dorms.Arts and technology freshman Brett Austin receives help from his mother as he unpacks his room.Austin Whittle and his dad team up to hang a colorful portrait of a dog that closely resembles their family dog, Whiskey.Abby Hughes finds comfort in her “Guardians of the Galaxy” blanket — it’s her favorite movie and Rocket the raccoon reminds her of her high school mascot.Music brings motivation, so business administration sophomore Pratiksha Tonpe can’t leave home without her speaker.Sara Glynn-Green and Favour Chika-Okafor practice their mini-Whooshes.Helping students move in can be a long process. Luckily, graduate  student Yifan Li was puppy sitting Momo, a four-month-old corgi, giving staffers a welcome break.

 
Move-In Days always give campus a jolt of Comet spirit.

The residential life team has the unloading processes down to a science, and it’s great to watch students help new Comets settle in to their new campus home.

Welcome, Comets! Here’s to a great semester.

 

BONUS

Check out this heart-warming story in The Dallas Morning News about a family helping their youngest child move in at UTD.