ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The Washington University campus is coming alive Thursday. Around 1,600 new students are starting the process of moving into their new home.

Move-in day kicks off with a pep rally at 7:30 a.m., and students and their families start the process around 8:30 a.m.

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As always, the process is expected to snarl traffic around the campus. So if you live or work near there, allow extra time.

The school says heaviest traffic will be around 10 a.m.