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An efficient army of helpers makes move-in a smooth start to the college journey for the newest Sun Devils and their families

A female student opens a dorm lobby door in welcom at West campus move-in
August 14, 2016

Moving into a residence hall is a rite of passage for college students.

And thanks to an enthusiastic crew of helpers, it's also a low-stress event for students and their families at Arizona State University.

Watch how the process works from the viewpoint of the helpers themselves, and scroll down for photos and more video from move-in at the West, downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic and Tempe campuses. For more Fall Welcome events, visit

Video by Ken Fagan/ASU Now

Welcome to the family, newest Sun Devils, and welcome back to everyone else!

Video by Dave Hunt/ASU

Top photo: Mary Mani, a Well Devil ambassador for the Las Casas community on the West campus, awaits the arrival of freshmen and families on Saturday, Aug. 13, in Glendale. Photo by Sierra LaDuke/ASU

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