Housing Check In Information

Fall Check-In for new students is Saturday, September 20, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Fall Check-In for returners is Saturday, September 20, between 2 p.m.. and 6 p.m.  Many returners wait until the first year student rush is over and check in on Sunday or Monday.

  • Follow the directions to F parking lot where you will check in by signing your contract and receiving your keys.  Have your room assignment handy to expedite the process
  • Expect a brief wait in F lot before being directed to an unloading area near your room
  • RAD (Residential and Dining Services) Staff in green shirts will be available to help you move your belongings to your room.  After unloading, you will be directed to quickly move your car to parking lot C to make room for other students.  (If you will be bringing more than one vehicle with belongings, please arrive in F lot at the same time so you can be queued up together. If you will be bringing more than one vehicle with family or friends to help you but without belongings, please coordinate your arrival so those parking in C lot have time to walk to Housing to assist you)
  • If you will be living in the Mods (your housing assignment begins with M, for example M-304), follow the signs and check in at the Mods
  • If you arrive between 4 p.m.. and 6 p.m.. on Saturday, you can check in at the Residential and Dining Services Office, located on the 3rd floor of A building
  • Check-Ins after 6 p.m.. are not available unless you make arrangements in advance with the Residential and Dining Services office

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS

  • Take I-5 to Exit 104, and follow Highway 101 to the third exit (The Evergreen State College). As you exit, you will see signs directing you to Evergreen Housing
  • More detailed directions and maps
  • If you’re not arriving by car, either the bus or airport shuttle have stops near A building that are walking distance to the F lot check in. Check with your transportation provider for exact stops, or call if you have additional questions


PARKING

  • Park in C parking lot after you have checked in and unloaded your belongings
  • F parking lot will be available after 5 p.m.. on Check In day
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, September 23 you will need to pay to park in all lots on campus
  • Parking Services staff will be available on Check-In Day in the Library 
  • Visit the Parking website for more information

CHECKING IN AFTER CHECK IN DAY

  • You can Check-In on Sunday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. in the Residential andDining Services Office, located on the 3rd floor of A building
  • If you arrive after 5 p.m.., contact Police Services at 360-867-6832 until 11 p.m..  On-duty staff will check you in
  • If you cannot check in by noon on Monday, September 22, you must make arrangements with the Residential and Dining Services Office or you may lose your room assignment and forfeit your confirmation payment

 AFTER CHECKING IN

  • There are a few things to do after you check in such as getting your student ID at the Library, visiting the campus bookstore (see below), and attending orientation events


CAMPUS BOOKSTORE

  • Call the bookstore anytime at 360-867-6212 to set up a pre-paid account to easily charge bookstore items in the store
  • Textbooks will be available to order or reserve for in-store pickup at www.tescbookstore.com starting in September
  • The bookstore also offers many other necessities such as notebooks, discounted Microsoft & Adobe software, and Geoduck gear
  • The Bookstore is open Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


MAILING BELONGINGS BEFORE CHECK IN

  • Please do not ship packages before September 15
  • Packages can be picked up at the mailroom in the Housing Community Center beginning Saturday, September 20, during Check-In from 9 am to 5 pm
  • The Mailroom will also be open on Sunday September 21 from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Remember to include your return address on packages and bring identification to pick them up when you arrive on campus

We look forward to seeing you on Check-In Day, Saturday September 20! If you have any additional questions, please contact us.