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Housing and Residential Life is committed to providing a caring campus living experience for our residents that promotes healthy living. As a part of our efforts, Housing Facilities has taken the following necessary actions to establish enhanced cleaning practices in line with CDC recommendations:

All residents and staff are encouraged to login and complete the Safety Screening Checklist & complete the Return to Campus Check-in on FIU's P3 App each day. Available in the app store: Apple & Android

If you don’t have access to the app on your phone, you can complete it at https://go.fiu.edu/fiup3 

Hand sanitizer stations are located at every entrance of every building and on every floor next to elevator buttons, so everyone can sanitize their hands as they exit and enter the building.

  • How we are making move-in different

    The check-in process will be in person. After students complete their online check-in, their OneCard will give them access to their unit. Students will only have to interact with the front desk to retrieve the room key for their individual room.

    University Apartments will have a tent outside building A for students to pick up keys once they complete their online check-in.

    Students are required to sign up for a date to move-in, this will help prevent large crowds from forming.

    Students will sign up for a one-hour move-in time slot at fiu.edu -> Student Tools -> Student Housing -> MMC Housing -> Move-in Time Selection. For Fall, students will be able to select a date and time to arrive between from 9am to 7pm each day. 

    Carts will be available for check-out to assist residents. Carts will be sanitized between users.

    Residents and guests are encouraged to wear face coverings indoors at all times during move-in.

  • Expectations for living on campus

    Testing

    All residents are new to on campus housing will not be required to test prior to move in.  

    Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are widely available in the US. All residents are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID 19 before moving in. The Pfizer vaccine is available at FIU for students and eligible members of their households. Visit FIU's COVID-19 Vaccine Program to make an appointment.   Residents who are vaccinated per CDC guidelines will not have to quarantine if exposed unless they are experiencing symptoms. 

    Face coverings

    All students, staff, and personnel are encouraged to use face coverings while indoors. Individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering are asked to wear a face shield as an alternative.

    Physical distancing

    Individuals are encouraged to maintain a distance of six feet apart. 

    Cleaner practices

    We encourage individuals to frequently wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

    • Roommates are encouraged to have a daily cleaning regimen within their suite or apartment to maintain a healthy living environment.

    Stay informed

    We encourage all individuals to be informed on the signs & symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if symptomatic.         

    If a resident or their roommates suspect someone may have been exposed to COVID-19, please immediately report it to the front desk staff. Professional Staff will be notified. Residents who may have been exposed will be placed in one of our quarantine buildings in University Apartments. For more information, please review the Repopulation Plan and Containment for FIU Housing & Residential Life.