McMahon Spring Check in

Check In Dates and Times for McMahon (McMahon North and South)


Students with a new Spring 2020 assignment:

  • Check in at the check in location (McMahon Hall, Ground Floor Office) is only for students with a new Spring 2020 assignment
  • Students with a new Spring 2020 assignment will be able to move in on:
    • Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • Monday, January 20, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

Students are not permitted to arrive before their scheduled time.

Late Arrivals



For general arrival questions please email


Students returning to their Fall 2019 assignment:

  • Students who are returning to their Fall 2019 assignment will log into MyHousing to complete the self check-in process. Access Personal Preferences, select Spring 2020 and indicate that they are on campus. Returning students should complete the self check-in the day prior to arrival to campus so card access is activated to hall. Please follow instructions sent to University email sent on January 17, 2020.  Card access to hall will be activated by 9:00 am if student completed self check-in the day prior to arrival.



There are many possible paths to get to campus. However, during move-in, thousands of vehicles are attempting to get to campus, and many roads on campus are one-way or blocked to help with traffic flow. We have mapped out the best path for you to take for each of our residential areas; this is a different set of directions than those that you have used to visit campus on prior occasions. Please disregard your GPS and take these routes instead whenever possible. Taking the routes that are mapped


McMahon Hall - Directions from West of Campus (I-84 East)

*Note: If you are traveling from west of campus, take the route for I-84 East (see below). Please do not take I-384 unless necessary for your route.

If it is necessary to take I-384 East, please follow this route:


McMahon Hall - Directions from North/East of Campus (I-84 West)  


McMahon Hall - Directions from East of Campus (Route 6 West)

*Note: If you are traveling westbound from Providence or other eastern points, take RI Route 6 instead of RI Route 101 (see here:


McMahon Hall - Directions from South of Campus (I-95N, I-395, Route 32 North)

*Note: If traveling on I-95N, take I-395N and then State Route 32N.