Move-In Info and Day Schedule

What to Bring (aside from your first year belongings)

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water bottle
  • An umbrella or raincoat (the weather in early August can be unpredictable).
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks
  • Spending money* (not required for off campus trip)

CONNECT STEM Move-In Day Schedule

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Check into your Fall Housing
*On campus and Commuter Students: Please pick up your housing packet, schedules and nametags at Hood House Lobby (89 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824)

**All students will receive a Rapid Test upon arrival, and 10 PCR tests with labels to use during the fall semester. Masks are encouraged, and we will provide students with a KN95 mask.

***Hood House is located adjacent to the Memorial Union Building (MUB). There is a 15 minute loading zone outside of Hood House, and ticketed parking across the street. There are accessible parking spots outside of the MUB.

Parking is available to permit holders in any commuter lot:

  • Lot A (off Main Street, across from Field House). <- Closest for most of our activities
  • Lot M (across Gables Way from Lot A, behind Parking & Transit Center).
  • Mast Road & Mathes Lots (by Equestrian Center off upper Main Street).
  • Moiles Lot (formerly known as Mast Road II; gravel lot near Equestrian Center).
  • Lot S (top of West Edge Way, near Printing & Mail).
  • West Edge Lot (large lot just beyond Lot S).
  • G1 Lot (small extension off Fac/Staff lot near Putnam Hall).

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.   Program Check-In & Welcome
Hamilton Smith Hall 205
Students will receive their schedule and tee-shirt. Join this discussion of program expectations and tips for  a successful transition to college. 

2:15 – 4:00 p.m.   Settling In
Take this time to settle into your room and/or explore downtown Durham and campus.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Meet your Mentor (location will be chosen by group)

5:10 - 6:00 p.m.   Dinner with your Mentor
Holloway Commons (HoCo)

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.   Social - Getting to Know You

Lower Quad Patio (Rain location: Hamilton Smith 205)

 

CONNECT Classic Move-In Day Schedule

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Check into your Fall Housing 

*On campus students: Please pick up your room key at the campus Housing Office (10 Academic Way, Durham NH 03824) before arriving to your residence hall.  Those arriving after 12pm will have to come to Hood House Lobby (89 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824).

  • *Commuters can go directly  to Hood House Lobby to pick up schedules prior to program kickoff at 1:30pm.

  • **All students will receive a Rapid Test upon arrival, and 10 PCR tests with labels to use during the fall semester. Masks are encouraged, and we will provide students with a KN95 mask.

  • ***Hood House is located adjacent to the Memorial Union Building (MUB). There is a 15 minute loading zone outside of Hood House, and ticketed parking across the street. There are accessible parking spots outside of the MUB.

  • Parking is available to permit holders in any commuter lot:

    • Lot A (off Main Street, across from Field House). <- Closest for most of our activities
    • Lot M (across Gables Way from Lot A, behind Parking & Transit Center).
    • Mast Road & Mathes Lots (by Equestrian Center off upper Main Street).
    • Moiles Lot (formerly known as Mast Road II; gravel lot near Equestrian Center).
    • Lot S (top of West Edge Way, near Printing & Mail).
    • West Edge Lot (large lot just beyond Lot S).
    • G1 Lot (small extension off Fac/Staff lot near Putnam Hall).
  • 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.   Program Check-In & Welcome
    Hamilton Smith Hall 205
    Join this discussion of program expectations, rules, regulations and tips for a successful transition to college. Speeches by Richard Haynes Jr, Associate Director of Admissions  for Diversity

  • 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.   Settling In
    Take this time to settle into your room and/or explore downtown Durham and campus.

  • 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.   Dinner with your Mentor
  • Holloway Commons (HoCo)

  • 6:10 – 7:00 p.m.   Residence Life Welcome

  • Lower Quad Patio (Rain location: Hamilton Smith 205)

  • Meet your Residence Hall Director! This is a time to ask questions about living in the residence halls and learn about your hall and hall staff.

  • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.   Social - Getting to Know You 

  • Lower Quad Patio (Rain location: Hamilton Smith 205)

~Note: Schedule subject to change. Participants will be notified via email. Final schedules will be provided on move in dates.~