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Street closures in effect during Move-In Day

On Saturday, Sept. 1, approximately 4,500 first-year students are scheduled to move in to Queen’s residences.    

In order to keep routes clear for Move-In Day, a number of streets around Queen’s residences will be closed during the evening of Friday, Aug. 31 including: Queen’s Crescent, Lower Albert Street, Collingwood Street (south of Union Street) and St. Lawrence Avenue. Please keep this in mind if you are working an overnight shift on Friday.

Kingston Transit is providing a complimentary adult transit pass for all parking permit pass holders for Saturday, Sept. 1, along with an easy-to-use guide with route information and “park and ride” locations. Buses arrive and depart every 30 minutes during Saturday service. To plan your ride, you can use the Trip Planner at City of Kingston Trip Planner. Contact Donna Stover at stoverd@queensu.ca to request a pass. The Move-In Committee strongly urges you to consider transit on Sept. 1 to avoid traffic and lineups. All campus parking lots will be used for move-in.

If you need to be on campus on Sept. 1 and are planning to be dropped off, note that University Avenue and Albert Street will be closed to all traffic at Union Street, and Albert Street will be closed at King Street. Stuart Street (west of University Avenue) and Bader Lane will also be closed to all traffic. Please plan to be dropped off outside of this zone.

Full details about Move-In Day – including a colour-coded map – are available on the Queen’s University Residences webpage.