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Learn how Queen's is planning for our safe return to campus.

Safe move-in underway on campus

The four-day residence move-in period got off to a safe start as first-year students began arriving on campus Wednesday.

  • Residence dons Lois Vaah, Sakshi Kharbanda, and Welcome Team volunteer Jane Mao await the arrival of students at David C. Smith Hall on the first day or residence move-in on Wednesday, Sept. 1. (Queen's Communications Staff)
    Residence dons Lois Vaah, Sakshi Kharbanda, and Welcome Team volunteer Jane Mao await the arrival of students at David C. Smith Hall on the first day or residence move-in on Wednesday, Sept. 1. (Queen's Communications Staff)
  • Karen Borg helps her daughter Ashley Balbaa move in to Leggett Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 1, the first day of move-in for first-year Queen's students. (Queen's Communications Staff)
    Karen Borg helps her daughter Ashley Balbaa move in to Leggett Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 1, the first day of move-in for first-year Queen's students. (Queen's Communications Staff)
  • Volunteer members of the Welcome Team helps first-year students move in to residences at Queen's University. (Queen's Communications Staff)
    Volunteer members of the Welcome Team helps first-year students move in to residences at Queen's University. (Queen's Communications Staff)
  • First-year students and family members lineup to register and get their keys for residence at the check-in set up at Richardson Stadium. (Queen's Communications Staff)
    First-year students and family members lineup to register and get their keys for residence at the check-in set up at Richardson Stadium. (Queen's Communications Staff)
  • Incoming first-year students and their families prepare to move in to Gordon Brockington House, on the first day of residence move-in on Wednesday, Sept. 1. (Queen's Communications Staff)
    Incoming first-year students and their families prepare to move in to Gordon Brockington House, on the first day of residence move-in on Wednesday, Sept. 1. (Queen's Communications Staff)

Many first-year students began their Queen’s experience Wednesday, Sept. 1 as residence move-in got underway on campus. To protect the health and safety of the community, move-in is being spread across several days for the second year in a row, running from Sept. 1 to Sept. 4.

Students are receiving their room keys at a central contact point at Richardson Stadium, then being directed to their individual residence building for unloading.

When new students arrive on campus, they are being helped by student volunteers who are connecting them with their room keys and the information they need to have a safe and efficient move-in.

Although the overwhelming majority of residence students have indicated they are fully vaccinated, students who are not fully vaccinated, and their family members, can receive a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at a conveniently located walk-in vaccine clinic at Richardson Stadium. The clinic will be held throughout the move-in period from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn more about the move-in process on the Queen’s Residences website.

Read more about how the university is focusing on health and safety for Fall 2021 on the Queen’s Safe Return website.