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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 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.


  • The Housing Sign-Up process for current students will begin for the 2019-2020 academic year.  This process begins with students needing to complete the Housing Agreement 2019-2020 - Current Students application found in their MyHousing account.  
  •  For more information about the housing selection process visit the Housing Sign-Up page.
  • 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
New Student Check-In Sunday, September 2, 2018
Returning Student Check-In Monday, September 3, 2018
First Day of Classes Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Halls Reopen Sunday, November 25, 2018
Finals Begin Monday, December 17, 2018
Halls Close Thursday, December 20, 2018

 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