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Office of Residential Services

Move-In Information

Upcoming Move In Dates

Residents are required to check in on their assigned Move In Day otherwise your assignment will be cancelled.

  • Summer A Move In: May 14, 2018
  • Summer B Move In: July 6, 2018
  • Fall Move In: August 30, 2018

We are excited to welcome you to housing at Teachers College. Below is important information regarding move in. Please read this page carefully.


All incoming residents must have their immunization records approved by Insurance and Immunization Records or you will not be able to move in.

New York State public health law requires that all students document immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella, as well as document that they either have received the meningitis vaccine or have declined to receive it.

For questions about your immunization records, please contact Insurance and Immunization Records.

159 Thorndike Hall
Phone: (212) 678-3006
Fax: (212) 678-3681

Move-In Process & Location

Info for Summer A 2018 Move-In Coming Soon


Parking & Unloading

The best place to unload your vehicle is directly in front of your respective residence hall. Bins will be made available (except in Grant and Sarasota) to assist you in the transportation of items from your vehicle to your unit. Bins may be obtained at Whittier Hall basement, New Residence Hall lobby, and Bancroft Hall lobby. 

To avoid being ticketed or towed, please pay attention to all parking signs! Unloading areas will be marked off in front of each residence hall. TC does not have parking spaces, so we recommend street parking or local garages.  The nearest garage is located at 532 W 122nd Street.

TC ID Card

We strongly encourage all new students to upload an ID photo in advance to expedite the acquisition of your ID card. Please visit the Card Services website for instructions.

Please upload your photo by Friday, May 4 at 3pm, to have your ID ready at check-in.

Family Residents: Affiliate ID Photos

As we prepare for opening we are hoping to print family members' ID cards ahead of time so they are ready when you arrive on campus. This will expedite your check in process. In order to do so, please send Maria Anderson-Long,, an ID photo for any family member residing with you. The requirements for these photos are the same as for your ID photo:

-The photo should be a color, JPEG file

-The background should be uniform and light-colored

-You must be facing forward, with your head and shoulders clearly visible

-No photos with sunglasses or hats will be accepted

-The file cannot exceed 100k in size

Please email your photo (labeled with your affiliate’s name) by Friday, May 4 at 3pm, to have your ID ready at check-in.


Please look for a separate email with information about logging on to the Wi-Fi in your unit.


All new residents must attend the Residential Student Orientation .

Renters Insurance

Things happen, make sure you have personal property insurance. Protect all of your personal property that you bring on campus.  Clink on the link to learn more:

Family Residents: ConEdison Account

Students in Grant and Sarasota must set up accounts with Con Edison for electricity. Students may do this online at by clicking on “my account” and following the instructions. If you need assistance or further clarification on this process, please contact the Office of Residential Services at 212-678-3235.

If you have any questions or if we can be of assistance in any way, please let us know!  We look forward to meeting you!

Jenn Cultrara
Residence Director
Whittier, Grant & Sarasota

Maria Anderson-Long
Residence Director
Bancroft & New Res Halls