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Arriving on Campus/Opening of School

Houses open for returning students at noon on Sunday, February 16. The meal plan will begin with brunch on February 16, in the Dining Halls.

Key Pickup

Students who have changed rooms and/or live on Third Street may pick up keys at the following times:

  • Saturday, February 15 (Senior Retreat participants and new and transfer students only), 9:00 am–5:00 pm, Office of Student Life; after 5:00 pm, Campus Safety
  • Sunday, February 16, noon–5:00 pm, Upcafé; after 5:00 pm, Campus Safety
  • Monday, February 17, 9:00 am–5:00 pm, Upcafé; after 5:00 pm, Campus Safety
  • Tuesday, February 18, 9:00 am–5:00 pm, Office of Student Life or Campus Safety; after 5:00 pm, Campus Safety

If there is inclement weather on Sunday, students are encouraged to travel on Monday as classes begin on Tuesday. Students will not be granted access to their rooms prior to noon on Sunday unless granted special permission, so please plan your travel accordingly.

Important Reminder: Student billing accounts must be current in order to remain on campus or attend classes. Please contact Michelle Rollins, Business Office Assistant/Student Billing (802-440-4353), for student account questions.

Important Dates

In addition to what is listed below, please check out the web calendar for information about events scheduled for the upcoming academic year and the academic calendar.

  February 5 Reservation/payment deadline for shuttle service from Albany (see information below), 3:00 pm
  February 15 New and transfer student advising, 1:30–2:00 pm
  February 17 Advising and registration:
New/transfer students, 1:30–2:00 pm
All students, 2:00–5:00 pm
  February 18  Classes begin
Health Services opens
  February 20 Student Involvement Information Fair, Student Center, 7:00 pm
  February 23 First Coffee Hour

Albany to Bennington Transportation