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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 Staff page and see who works in the Departments of Housing Operations and Residential Engagement.

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.


  • The residence halls will close on Friday, March 6th at 5PM for Spring Break. Students who need to stay on campus during any portion of Spring Break should complete the Spring Break Housing Application in their MyHousing account no later than Thursday, March 5th at 11:59PM.
  • 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 - Spring 2020

Event/Deadline Date
New Student Check-In Sunday, January 19, 2020
Returning Student Check-In Monday, January 20, 2020
First Day of Classes Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Current Student Housing Selection Process February 2020
President's Day - No Classes Monday, February 17, 2020
Residence Halls Close for Spring Break @ 5PM Friday, March 6, 2020
Residence Halls Re-open from Spring Break @ Noon Sunday, March 15, 2020
Patriot's Day - No Classes Monday, April 20, 2020
Final Exam Period Wed-Fri/Mon, May 6, 7, 8, 11, 2020
Residence Halls Close @ 5PM Monday, May 11, 2020

 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 Housing Operations at housing@westfield.ma.edu.