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Housing and Student Life

Contact: (860) 465-5297 or

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Resident students MUST report to the Betty R. Tipton Room for a mandatory COVID test prior to moving into their residence hall.

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Residence Hall Move-in Dates

Sunday, January 24 or Monday, January 25 (based on student preference).

January 24

  • 10-11:30 a.m.: Last names A-I
  • 11:30-1 pm.: Last names J-Q
  • 1-2:30 p.m.: Last names R-Z
  • 2:30-4:45 p.m. Any student can be processed
  • Students not arriving by 4:45 p.m. on January 24 will need to come on January 25.
January 25
  • 11-12:30 a.m.: Last names R-Z
  • 12:30-2 pm.: Last names J-Q
  • 2-3:30 p.m.: Last names A-I
  • 3:30-4:45 p.m. Any student can be processed
  • Students not arriving by 4:45 p.m. on January 25 will not be allowed to move in and must wait until the next on-campus testing on February 4, 2021, to move on campus.

Carts are available to assist with the move-in process. Only the residents of the building will be permitted in the residence halls during move in. Family and friends assisting with belongings must wear facemasks and can provide support at the curb. Cars should be parked as needed in the parking garages.

Limited Quarantine

To minimize the possibility of COVID infections, all resident students must adhere to a “limited quarantine” period for the first week on campus.

  • Students are expected to remain in their residence halls except to:
    • Attend an on-ground, in-person class
    • Pick up “to go” meals at Hurley Dining Hall (for students with meal plans)
    • Purchase books and supplies at the Bookstore
    • Visit services such as bursar, registrar, financial aid
  • Resident hall staff will offer a variety of programs and activities to engage students while in quarantine
  • The limited quarantine period will end at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021.

Diversity and Inclusion Training

All residential students must complete Diversity and Inclusion Training through the online Everfi software before being allowed to move in. If you have not received the reminder emails, check your Eastern Apps. If you cannot locate the app, contact Paul Serignese at

Warrior Promise

Eastern students are expected to abide by the Warrior Promise during the spring semester. Let’s work together to ensure health and safety on our campus!