BOISE -- The Boise State University campus is very busy today as hundreds of new students move into their new homes for the school year.

Boise State's housing director says about 1,900 students will move intro the residence halls and campus apartment complexes. He says most of those students are new to campus.

Students started moving in at 8:30 a.m. and will continue to arrive on campus in shifts until about 2 p.m.

Resident assistants who live in the halls with the students say they've been busy getting everything ready so students will feel right at home.

Our job is to create a community within the residence halls and to help people when they need help, and I love serving others and helping others, said resident assistant John Manning.

Students say this is an exciting time, but some admit the transition will be tough.

Very nervous actually. It's kind of far from home. We drove eight hours, said Amanda Humphries, a freshman from Washington.

Meanwhile, another student who moved to Boise from California says there's nothing to worry about.

Ready for this new year to start and very prepared to go to classes and everything. I'm ready, said Kyle Milanowski.

Housing officials say because of all the students and their families on campus Friday, traffic will be heavy for most of the day in and around BSU, especially near Bronco Stadium and Taco Bell Arena. Parking will be limited in those areas as well.

Students aren't required to live in the residence halls, but school leaders say more and more students apply every year to live on campus.

Classes at Boise State start on Monday.

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