Parent 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 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.


  • Looking to send something to your student?  Please address your mail the following way:
Main Campus

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

  • 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 2024

Event/Deadline Date
New Student Check-In Sunday, January 14, 2024
Halls Reopen Sunday, January 14, 2024
First Day of Classes Tuesday, January 16, 2024
President's Day - No Classes Monday, February 19, 2024
Spring Break Halls Close @ 5PM Friday, March 8, 2024
Spring Break Halls Open @ Noon Sunday, March 17, 2024
Patriot's Day - No Classes Monday, April 15,  2024
Final Exam Period May 2, 3, 6, 7, 2024
Residence Halls Close @ 5PM Thursday May, 7, 2024

*Residents approved to move in early will receive separate communication regarding check-in 
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