Published on August 26, 2020 by Sarah Cain  

Move-In Week 2020 was unlike any other. Coordinated by the Department of Residence Life, 2,222 students safely moved in on campus with the help of their families.

To maintain a safe and socially distanced move-in for all students, Samford established a staggered schedule over three days rather than the usual one-day event. Watch the video to hear from the newest members of the Samford family on why they chose Samford. 

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 2nd nationally for student engagement and US News & World Report ranks Samford 86th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,729 students from 47 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 1st nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.