• Residence Housing Contract

    The Summer 2022 Housing Contract is available in Residence. The contract must be signed by May 29, 2022.

  • Residents Moving

    Summer residents will be moving to their summer assignments on May 13, 2022. You can pick up your key in Blanchard 205 from 9am - 3pm that day. A limited number of carts will also be available there. Carts can be checked out for a 1 hr period. Please return carts promptly after you are done since many other students will be interested in using them also; all carts are due back by 3:30pm regardless of when you picked it up. Summer housing rooms are assigned to the student AS IS. Depending on the dates and duration of the resident’s stay in summer housing, the room may not have been cleaned prior to occupancy. Any cleaning prior to moving in is the responsibility of the resident moving into that space.

  • Cleaning Supplies

    There are trash bags, brooms and dustpans in the student housekeeping closets and disinfectant spray, towels and buckets in the kitchenette for students to use during the summer.

  • Checking Out of Current Room

    • Start packing early, do not leave all your packing for moving day. Packing can serve as a great study break.
    • Remove stickers, tape and adhesives from all surfaces.
    • Free Bins are located in each residence hall for items that you no longer want. Free Bins items are donated to Hartsprings Thrift Stores and proceeds go to Big Brothers & Big Sisters at the end of May. No Mattress Toppers or Foam Pads.
    • Properly dispose of ALL trash (Not in the Free Bins).
    • Thoroughly clean out your items from the Golden Pear or your refrigerator if you’re in an apartment.
    • Close and lock windows and pull down window shades.
    • Clean the room and suite/apartment (including bathroom toilets, showers, sinks and fixtures). Sweep or vacuum as needed. Do not sweep out into the hallway.
    • Close and lock the room (and suite/apartment) door.
    • Drop your room key off to the key in a sealed envelope (envelopes are provided next to key boxes) in the box located outside the Office of Residential Life, 1 Safford Hall or the Information Desk in Blanchard Hall.
    • Do NOT leave your keys in your room, under an RF/RA’s door, with another student, or with Public Safety & Service. If your keys are lost we will change your locks, there will be
  • Golden Pear

    The Golden Pear kitchen will be available to students over the summer. Please be considerate of all residents within your community. It is the responsibility of each resident to clean up after themselves. 1837 Room 121 will be open to use as a Golden Pear for the Prospect residents as they do not have a Golden Pear in their building. Therefore, summer residents will have 24/7 access to both Prospect and 1837 Hall.

  • Summer Community Compact

    Please note there will be a summer community compact which you will need to agree to. The Summer Community Compact and the Agreement form will be shared  the week of May 9th.

  • Testing Center

    All students remaining on campus are expected to continue testing two times a week until May 26, 2022. The testing center will close for the summer on May 26, 2022 by 12:00pm.

  • Dining Hours

    The college will continue to offer shuttle service for summer students once a week to Big Y & CVS.

    Hours of operation are subject to change based on conference business demands. The Grill and Harvest station will be open for the majority of the summer. As the volume increases, you may see the Global and/or Classics station open as well. The Kosher station will be open at times for a private Glatt Kosher catered conference and won't be offered to the MHC community. Please check out the dining website for the most up to date information.

    May 30th - June 16th

    • 12 - 1pm - Lunch (breakfast options available)
    • 5 - 6:30pm - Dinner (breakfast options available)

    June 17th - August 6th

    • 7:30 - 9am - Breakfast
    • 11:30am - 1:15pm - Lunch (from 12 - 1pm on 8/6)
    • 5:00-6:30- Dinner

    August 7th - August 20th

    • 12 - 1pm - Lunch (breakfast options available)
    • 5 - 6:30pm - Dinner (breakfast options available)
  • Mail Services

    Mail Service hours will be from 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday this summer. You may head to Auxiliary Services during those times to pick up packages or mail. Hours for May 30 - June 3, 2022 are still being finalized.

  • Guest Policy

    There are no guests in the residence halls this summer. Students may have no more than two family or friends to help them move into their summer housing assignment during a two-hour window. All guests who are helping during this time must be vaccinated or have received a negative test within the last 72 hours. While in the residence halls, face coverings must be worn by helpers.

    Residence halls are open only to provide living space for students registered for Summer Housing. Non-Mount Holyoke College students and Mount Holyoke College students not registered for summer housing are not permitted as guests in the halls. Residents may not sublet or increase the occupancy of the room.

  • Counseling  Services

    There are no guests in the residence halls this summer. Students may have no more than two family or friends to help them move into their summer housing assignment during a two-hour window. All guests who are helping during this time must be vaccinated or have received a negative test within the last 72 hours. While in the residence halls, face coverings must be worn by helpers

    Services on campus will be very limited. Counseling Services will be closed. Students can access the 24/7 Care and Support line by calling 413-538-2037.

    If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please call 413-538-2037 and follow the prompts to be connected with a clinician. You may also call Public Safety and Service directly at 413-538-2304 or go to the nearest emergency room (Holyoke Medical Center is closest to Mount Holyoke College). Other sources of support include:

    • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (En Español 1-888-628-9454; Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889)
    • ULifeline - online resource center for information regarding emotional health
    • The Trevor Project(support for LGBTQ+ folx) at 1-866-488-7386 or text "START" to 678678
    • The Steve Fund (crisis text line for students of color: text "STEVE" to 741741)
  • Health  Services

    Health Services will be closed as of 12 noon May 20, 2022 and will not reopen for clinical services until mid-August. Options for local health care needs include:

    • Cooley Dickinson Hospital Emergency Room: 413-582-2108
    • Holyoke Hospital Emergency Room: 413-534-2500
    • CDH Urgent Care Center (two sites): 413-582-440030 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060
      • 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060
      • 170 University Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
    • Baystate Urgent Care: 413-387-4197
    • 325 King Street Northampton, MA 01060
    • Holyoke Medical Group Walk-In Care Services: 413-535-4800
    • 1962 Memorial Drive Chicopee, MA 01020
    • Med Express Chicopee Urgent Care Medical Center: 413-533-3049
    • 1505 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA 01020

    For medical emergencies, while on campus please call Public Safety and Service directly at 413-538-2304. For true medical emergencies off campus, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.

  • LITS

    LITS Services/Williston Library will be available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm; closed Sat and Sun. More information can be found on the LITS Hours Page.

  • Shuttles

    The shuttle will loop between Big Y and CVS on Tue 5/17 from 3 pm-7 pm and 5/24 from 3pm-7pm please use this Shuttle Sign Up Form to sign up. There will be no shuttle the week of 5/30-6/3.

    Additional shuttles will run weekly starting June 6, 2022, until August 24, 2022, from 3 pm-7 pm please use this Shuttle Sign Up Form to sign up.

  • Sports & Recreation

    Kendall Building/Fitness Center Summer Hours

    • Mondays and Fridays 11am-6pm
    • Tuesdays-Thursdays 8am-6pm
    • Saturdays and Sundays Closed

    Open Swim Summer Core Hours

    • Mondays-Thursdays 12:00n-2:00pm
  • Events

    More information about events during the break will be emailed directly to registered students. Events are only available to registered students.

  • Blanchard Hall

    Regular hours through May 29th. Then starting Monday, May 29th: 8am-8pm Monday - Friday and 10am-8pm Saturday and Sunday.

  • Public Transportation

    The PVTA Route 38 will not operate between May 13, 2022, and September 5, 2022.  R29 Service continues year-round, but it is fare-free to Five College students and employees only when classes are in session. See the schedule. More information can be found on the PVTA website.

  • College Closed

    The College will be closed May 28th - June 5th. No emails and/or phone calls will be seen or responded to during this time. If there is an emergency, you can reach out to Public Safety and Service at 413-538-2304 and they can assist you or connect you to the Professional Staff On Call.