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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

Whittier Hall (1230 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027)

Lower Lobby - Enter on Amsterdam, go up the steps

Monday, May 14 from 9am – 1pm

If you are unable to arrive during these hours, you must check in between 9am and 5pm Monday - Friday when our office is open.

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.


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: Affiliate ID Photos

If you have affiliates living with you, they are able to upload ID photos as well. This will expedite your check in process. In order to do so, all affiliates must first activate their UNI.

After they activate their UNI, visit the Card Services website for instructions. The requirements for these photos are the same as for your ID photo.

Please upload photos by Thursday, May 3 at 1pm, to have your ID ready at check-in.

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