Northeast guide to this year’s fall semester move-in day
Over the next two weeks, thousands of students will move into Northeastern’s global campuses, ready to begin or continue their college adventures.
In Boston, Oakland and London, students will arrive with duffel bags full of clothes and little reminders of home, as an army of volunteers and professional movers help them settle into residence halls across the North East. . Hundreds of wheeled bins will be available to help students move their belongings, while colorful signs will guide students and parents.
Whether students are moving into a residence hall on the Northeastern campus in Boston or London, or at Northeastern’s Mills College in Oakland, there’s plenty to be excited about. And a lot to think about when it comes to getting ready. Fortunately, Northeastern has made the process easy and smooth for new students and returning students.
“We are delighted to welcome our students and their families to campus,” said Chong Kim-Wong, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students. “Our teams have worked hard throughout the summer to prepare for their arrival. Students and families can expect to see lots of marching band, activities, movers, volunteers and staff who are ready to welcome and support our students.
Not sure where to park or who to ask for help on move-in day? Fortunately, [email protected] is here with a helpful guide that answers some of the most common questions.
What are the move-in dates for the Fall 2022 semester?
Students move into college housing on the Boston campus between August 28 and September 5, depending on their assigned move-in date.
Move-in is scheduled for August 31 for NUin and NU Bound students moving into housing at Mills College at the Northeastern campus in Oakland. For students continuing their studies at Mills College, move-in will take place on September 5th.
For the North East London campus, NUin students arrive on September 3 and NU Bound students arrive on September 4. Students can move in any time after 9 a.m.
Where do I start the move-in process?
Students should ensure they know their assigned room assignment and designated move-in date/time. This can be found on Northeastern’s online housing portal by clicking on “Room and Roommate Information”. Students from the London campus will do their homework once there. Mills College at Northeastern students will receive their assignments in the coming week.
Depending on their residence hall, Boston campus students should arrive at their designated move-in location, either in front of a residence hall or one of Boston campus’ two parking lots (Columbus Garage or North Lot).
Students at the Oakland campus should begin the move-in and check-in process at the “T”, the intersection of Richards and Kapiolani roads. In London, students will move into and register at Chapter Spitalfields.
Volunteers and staff will also be available at all three campuses during move-in days to guide students. Once students arrive, North East volunteers and staff will be on hand to help them secure the moving bins, should they need them.
Is there transportation provided from the airports to campus?
For students at the Oakland and London campuses, Northeastern will provide transportation to campus.
Students arriving at London Heathrow Airport can meet Northeastern team members at Terminals 3 and 5 any time before 11am. This covers all group flights and the majority of flights from the United States. North East staff will guide students to coaches which will take them to Liverpool Street station, a five-minute walk from the halls of residence, Chapter Spitalfields. Students arriving on their own must make their own way to Chapter Spitalfields on the day of arrival.
Students attending the Oakland campus will be able to take a chartered shuttle from Oakland International Airport to campus. There will be a bus pick-up for students traveling to San Francisco International Airport. At the airport, students will have their bags labeled with their room assignment and building information so that their bags can be delivered directly to their dorms by hired professional movers.
After I arrive on campus, where do I go?
On the Boston campus, students must either unload their vehicle in the designated parking lot outside their residence hall, or park near their residence hall, unload their belongings with the movers, then park in their designated parking lot before leaving. ‘install. Printable directions to the various lots on the Boston campus are available here.
Parking at the Columbus Garage and North Lot is on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking passes are only valid on designated move-in days and are good for entry after 7 a.m. and departure before 11 p.m. You must put your contact phone number on the parking pass, and the pass must be clearly displayed on your car’s rear view mirror or dashboard so staff can call you when moving in. ‘he needs it.
After receiving their registration materials at the “T”, including a color-coded group designation and a Husky card, Mills College Northeast students can proceed to their assigned accommodation where staff will direct them to their bedrooms. If they have flown, students will have their luggage delivered directly to their room from the airport. If they drove or arrived by other means, students can park and find moving bins at the “T”, where volunteers from the campus information table are also on hand to help.
After arriving at Chapter Spitalfields, students from the London campus will be met by North East staff who will organize arrival activities.
Will there be people to help with the move?
Yes, residential life and facilities staff as well as volunteers will be on campus in Boston and Oakland to assist students. Welcome and orientation signage will be installed throughout the campus to guide students when moving in.
There will also be hundreds of bins, ramps and move-in aids to move students smoothly and seamlessly as they first step onto campus.
Is a student’s family allowed to help you move in and up to your dorm?
Students must sign any guests they bring into the dorms, but family members and other guests are permitted to assist with move-in and help students settle in.
Are there any COVID-19 protocols in place when moving in for the fall 2022 school year?
Life on Northeastern campuses in Boston, Oakland and London has returned to normal. Testing is voluntary, masking is only required at health centers, and social distancing is not required at any of Northeastern’s 13 global campuses.
All students and guests must comply with the university’s vaccination policy: they must be fully vaccinated and receive a booster.
For more information on the university’s COVID-19 policies, read these helpful Q&As with Northeast Chancellor and Senior Vice President Ken Henderson.
Are there designated places where students can pick up moving baskets to help move their belongings?
Trash cans are easily accessible for those who need them. On the Boston campus, there are designated trash locations throughout campus, including Squashbusters, West Village G, and Spear Hall.
For students moving to the Oakland campus, movers will be on hand to bring their belongings directly to their dorms from the airport, but trash cans can also be found at the “T”.
Where can I get my Husky card?
Your Husky card is a valuable part of your Northeast experience and helps you access your residence hall and other campus facilities. Boston campus students who attend orientation will then receive their card. But if a student has not done so, they can receive their Boston campus ID at the West End of Curry Student Center.
NUin students on the London campus will receive their IDs on September 4 at Chapter Spitalfields after a short visa check. NU Bound students will receive their IDs on September 5 or 6 after a longer on-campus visa check.
During the registration process at Mills College at the Northeastern campus, students will be assigned a group (red, blue purple, or green) based on their residence and will receive their Husky card.
What are some general tips I should keep in mind to make the move as smooth as possible?
To make the move-in process as smooth and efficient as possible, be sure to pack light. Bring only the essentials and a few personal touches. Ideally, a student’s belongings can fit in one or two moving baskets and can be moved in one trip. In Boston and Oakland, students will have plenty of opportunities during move-in week to go on field trips to pick up anything they might need from Target, Ikea, and other stores. And in London, Northeastern will facilitate travel to Argos, John Lewis and Marks & Spencers.
Finally, get excited! Northeastern staff are equally enthusiastic about helping you move in and get settled on campus. Take advantage of the events Northeastern has planned for Move-In Day and Welcome Week, connect with other students, and get ready for an amazing Northeastern experience.
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