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Parents’ Section

 Welcome to our Parents' Section

Our goal with this area of our website is to provide parents of residential students with the information we are sending out to students each month.  We will be positing information about our upcoming deadlines, events on campus, and general information in this section.  Please feel free to refer back to this area of our website on a regular basis so you can see the latest updates from our department.

Interested in meeting our staff?  Feel free to see the Meet Our Staffpage and see who works in the Department of Residential Life.

If you'd like to get in touch with us about any questions you may have, please feel free to see our Contact Us page to speak with us via phone or e-mail.


  • Registration is now open for Celebrate Westfield State, September 22-24!  CLICK HERE to register!
  • Looking to send something to your student?  Please address your mail the following way:
Main Campus Lansdowne Place

[Your Student's Name]
[Your Student's Residence Hall]
Westfield State University
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01086

[Your Student's Name]
Lansdowne Place
38 Thomas Street
Westfield, MA 01085

  • Please be aware that if you are sending a package to students at Lansdowne Place, please use the Main Campus address so we can deliver the package to the student.  Thank you.
  • Note for parents looking to mail keys: Keys must be mailed in a sturdy, paperboard or plastic envelope. Keys will tear paper envelopes. 

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Event/Deadline Date Location
New Student Housing Selection May 22, 2017 Online in MyHousing
New Student Move-in Day Sept. 3, 2017 All Residence Halls
Returning Student Move-in Day Sept. 4, 2017 All Residence Halls
Opening Day Sept. 5, 2017 WSU
First Day of Classes Sept. 6, 2017 WSU
Columbus Day - No Classes Oct. 18, 2017 WSU
Veteran's Day - No Classes Nov. 10, 2017 WSU
Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break Nov. 22, 2017, 12:30pm All Residence Halls
Classes Resume Nov. 27, 2017 WSU
Exam Week Dec. 18-21, 2017 WSU
Halls Close for Winter Break Dec. 21, 2017 All Residence Halls

 Follow Housing Updates on Facebook

Want to know what's the latest news in housing at Westfield State University?  Follow us on Facebook for the most recent updates on upcoming events, timelines, and deadlines.  For questions feel free to e-mail Josh Hettrick in the Residential Life office at