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first years moving on campus

Living in one of our residence halls as a first-year or transfer student is a key part of your Clark experience. Below, learn how to apply for housing, plan for your arrival in January, be aware of residence hall closings during breaks, and more.

Applying for Housing

Find your application to apply to live in one of Clark’s residence halls in your ClarkYOU portal. Once you log in:

  • Click the menu item Housing and Dining Self-Service.
  • Click on the Applications, Forms & Requests tab.
  • Fill out the New Student Housing & Dining Request Form.

Applications for Spring 2022 first-year and transfer students open on October 22, 2021.

Arriving on Campus

First-Year and Transfer Student Move-In will be on January 15, 2022. Instructions on how and where to arrive will be emailed to all new students and families in advance.

Early Arrival Requests can be submitted online on the Housing & Dining Self-Service Portal starting on November 1, 2021. For more information, please contact Residential Life & Housing at

Please see the Our Campus & Location webpage for hotel and lodging information in the Worcester area if you need to arrive before your scheduled date, or need information for friends and family!

Contact Information

Residential Life and Housing

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