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 has begun for the 2018-2019 academic year.  This process begins with students needing to complete the Housing Agreement 2018-2019 - Current Students application found in their MyHousing account.  The student will submit a $200 Housing Deposit at the end of the application which guarantees them housing for the next academic year.  
  • The deadline to submit the Housing Agreement and Deposit is Friday, March 9th at 11:59PM.  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 Location
New Student Check-In January 20, 2018 All Residence Halls
Residence Halls Reopen for Spring January 21, 2018 All Residence Halls
First Day of Classes January 22, 2018 WSU
President's Day - No Classes February 19, 2018 WSU
Housing Deposit Due for Current Students March 9, 2018 MyHousing
Halls Close for Spring Break @ 5PM March 9, 2018 All Residence Halls
Spring Break March 12-16, 2018 WSU
Housing Selection Nights April 2, 4, 9, 2018 MyHousing
Patriot's Day - No Classes April 16, 2018 WSU
Last Day of Classes May 8, 2018 WSU
Final Exams May 9-11, 14, 2018 WSU
Halls Close for the Year @ 5PM May 14, 2018 All Residence Halls
Summer Housing Begins May 21, 2018 Apartment Complex

 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