Your campus email address is the primary way we communicate with you, so please check it often.


Ordering Course Materials for Spring Term

Be on the lookout for an email in mid-January with the link to course material information. You are encouraged to order well before the term begins. Although a limited number of books will be available for each class in the on-campus bookstore, these are primarily intended to facilitate the add/drop process.


College housing will reopen for the spring term at noon on Sunday, February 22, 2015. If you are required (for on-campus employment) to arrive earlier you must secure advanced permission from the Office of Student Life. Any student who arrives prior to opening without advance permission will be charged $100 per night. Students who need housing accommodations prior to their arrival date for extenuating circumstances should contact the Office of Student Life ( If your request is granted, there is a charge per night for early arrivals. Please plan your travel accordingly.

Storage Information

All items stored in the Bingham basement and in Barnes storage areas must be removed by 9:00 am on Monday, March 2, 2015. Items not removed by this time will be considered abandoned property and will be donated or disposed of accordingly. Storage and van availability will be posted in Digital Coffee Hour before the beginning of spring term.

Important Dates for Spring 2015

  • Saturday, February 21: New and transfer students arrive
  • Sunday, February 22: Houses open for returning students at noon
  • Monday, February 23: Registration
  • Tuesday, February 24: Classes begin
  • Refer to the Academic Calendar for other important dates

Albany to Bennington Transportation

Please refer to the extended shuttle schedule for beginning of term.