Move-In Begins Thursday. Already, the Season on Campus Has Changed
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As kids, we heralded the start of the school year with sharpened pencils, fresh notebooks and new sneakers. Here at the University of Maryland, signs that the school year is approaching are as subtle as the neon yellow beacon of IKEA down the street.
Terps started moving into apartments on and off campus last weekend, and overloaded family SUVs will be backed up on the ramp from the Beltway onto Baltimore Avenue starting Thursday, when move-in to the residence halls begins.
Facilities Management workers have been sprucing up the grounds (yes, around the state’s Purple Line construction), Dining Services staff are stocking the shelves and faculty are putting the final touches on their syllabi.
In these last days before the Fall 2023 semester officially begins on Monday, we paused to look around the increasingly bustling scene and note what’s changing:
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