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Move In and Travel

Information for the Class of 2024 will be updated mid-2020.

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Class of 2023 

All Students can visit the Fall Gateways Orientation Schedule for more information!

First-Year Resident Students should plan to arrive and move-in on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 starting at 9:00 am. Please enter the campus through Linden Lane (Gate 2). 

1) Before coming to campus, please check your housing assignment in the online housing system: The Housing Director - Self Service. 

2) Please be sure to visibly label ALL of your items with your name, building, and room number. Also, please avoid using trash bags as a means of packing your items. This helps to avoid confusion or misplacing items as all first-year students are moving in. 

3) Driving directions: if you are using a GPS device, please navigate to 1 College St. Worcester, MA 0160. If you arrive from Rt.146, which will bring you to the McKeon Rd. entrance to campus, please follow McKeon around campus to take a left onto Riverside St., a left onto Southbridge St., and follow that around to loop under I-290 and take a right turn onto College St. 

When you arrive to campus you will be directed through the campus roads to the appropriate residence hall to unload. You will stop at a check-in tent on Kimball Rd. where you will receive necessary information regarding the rest of the day. Once at the residence hall, volunteers will very quickly start to unload your vehicle and bring your items to your room. At this time the student, will need to get out of the vehicle to visit the check-in table where you will receive orientation materials and other information. See the section below for specific instructions. 

Commuter Students should arrive at the Hogan Campus Center and check in with the Office of Student Involvement (Hogan 229) at 2:30 pm. to collect orientation information and schedule.

Transfer Students

Please arrive to campus on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. Students should plan on checking in at the Hogan Campus Center in the Office of Student Involvement (Hogan 229) to collect orientation information and schedule. 

Families and Guests

FamIlies who need local lodging and transportation arrangements should visit our resources for hotels and transportation. 

Health Forms

Please be sure to fill out and upload all of your required health forms prior to moving in. Students who have not uploaded their forms, please go to the Health Services @ and take care of this important business prior to coming to campus. Students are also required to enter their immunization dates into their patient portal @

The deadline date for the forms is 8/15/2019. All students must have their forms uploaded and complete before you move into your residence hall. Please do not contact Health Services if you have sent your records in, they will contact you if there are any concerns.


Please reference this campus map to navigate campus.