Moving In - Fall 2017

No student will be allowed to return to their dorm room early, unless they are a part of an early return College program. If you have questions about when to move in, call the Residential Life Office at 610-526-7331.

Customs Week begins Wednesday, August 30

  • The dorms open at 9am Wednesday, August 30 for new students to move in.
  • When arriving at campus, go straight to your residence hall. You will sign out your key at your dorm.
  • Read the welcome letter from the Director of Residential Life.

Returning Students

  • Dorms will open for returning students on Friday, September 1 at 9am. Student rooms will not be accessible until the dorms reopen.  There will be a $100 per day fine for anyone not authorized to be in residence before this time.
  • The meal plan resumes with dinner on Sunday, September 3. 
  • Classes begin Tuesday, September 5.
  • Students who require housing before the dorms open must request an early return from the Office of Residential Life. 


  • Keys will be distributed to returning students by Facilities Services at the Ward Building. You should pick up your keys on the day you move into the dorms. New students will pick up your keys at your dorm.
  • If you are moving in when Facilities is closed, your keys may be picked up at Campus Safety which is open 24/7.

Shipping Boxes

When shipping boxes to the College, use the following mailing address:

Bryn Mawr College

101 North Merion Avenue


Bryn Mawr, PA 19010


*Use your Bryn Mawr College mailbox number. New students will receive their College mailbox number in the same email as their housing information.

When shipping boxes, please keep in mind that the Bryn Mawr mail room is limited in size and it is not easy to keep boxes for a long period of time.  Please arrange for your boxes to arrive at the same time you do, so that you can pick them up from the mail room quickly.