Housing and Residential Life

Housing and Travel Checklists

Pre-Departure Checklist

  • Review policies and submit the Housing Application
  • Pay the housing deposit
  • Look for a confirmation email from the housing office
  • Join our Facebook group – invitation included in your confirmation email

Before booking air travel
        ◊ Review your housing application: anything to add or change?
        ◊ Review the earliest and latest move-in/out dates
        ◊ Review airport pick-up hours of operation
        ◊ Keep interacting within Facebook group searching for potential roommates
        ◊ Expect to receive our Welcome to JCU Housing Letter sent via email

Online check-in, done prior to arrival 
        ◊ Submit housing contract (link included in welcome letter)  
        ◊ Review the Roman Housing Booklet
        ◊ Print useful documents: Arrival Survival Guide
        ◊ Scan, save and print a copy of your passport and visa pages

        ◊ Review our advice within the Roman Housing Booklet
        ◊ Familiarize yourself with JCU Housing Policies and Regulations. You will be responsible for these policies and regulations in JCU Housing.

Upon Arrival Check-in Flow

  • Clear customs and walk into the arrival waiting area
  • Make your way to the meeting point at Fiumicino Airport Terminal 3 arrivals near the Information desk
  • Drop your luggage off with the JCU representatives
  • Take the provided transportation to your housing check-in point
  • Have your passport in hand
  • Receive the keys to your assigned apartment
  • Receive apartment maps with directions
  • Be aware of your assigned time for the MANDATORY Housing Workshop
  • Read over your Resident Assistant's Letter and take note of the time and place for that MANDATORY meeting too
  • Meet Student Services Representatives and receive your orientation bracelet
  • Review the conditions and provisions in your apartment; and fill out the mandatory online 'Housing Inventory Form' within 48 hours from your arrival (link included in email received upon move-in)
  • Attend the Mandatory Housing Workshop - don't make evening or travel plans during orientation weekend!
  • Attend the mandatory meeting with your assigned Resident Assistant
  • Discuss the Roommate Agreement form with your new roommates