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More than 14,000 students move into ASU's residence halls over the weekend; see the action in video and photos

A student and her family unload her belongings during downtown move-in
August 12, 2017

More than 14,000 new and returning students moved in to Arizona State University’s residence halls, from the new (the state-of-the-art Tooker House) to the historical (Manzanita marking 50 years of providing a home for students).

Watch the fun in fast-forward on four of ASU's campuses in this time-lapse video.

Video by Deanna Dent/ASU Now

Moving into the dorm is one of the rites of passage in college, and ASU does it right: In addition to providing music, games and crews of volunteers who run the move-in process like a well-oiled machine, the university takes a community-minded approach to hall assigments. ASU places students in specific halls based on their academic major, helping to create close-knit communities and build a foundation that spurs academic success throughout their time at the university.

The Tempe campus welcomed 11,000 residents; 1,280 at the Downtown Phoenix campus; 1,250 at Polytechnic; 550 at West; and 117 at Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Explore the action with our photos and more videos below the gallery, and visit for more Fall Welcome events.

Tooker House move-in

 Video by Jamie Ell/ASU


Top photo: Journalism freshman Jessica Ferrigno gets help moving her belongings to a car from her mother Joan Goldstein and journalism senior Crystal Alvarez (left) during move-in at Taylor Place on the Downtown Phoenix campus Friday morning. Photo by Deanna Dent

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