Commencement 2016 will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston.
We are pleased to offer on-campus housing to the friends and family of Lesley graduates. Housing in the residence halls will be available beginning at 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 through 12:00 pm Sunday, May 22, 2016. Housing is limited and will be reserved on a first come first served basis. Our halls have a small kitchen, lounge area, and shared-community bathrooms. Download the Commencement Housing Application.Rates will be $55 per person per night for a double room (we do not match roommates) and $70 per person per night for a single room. Due to fire safety procedures, no more than two people may stay in a double room and no more than one person may stay in a single room. The rates include two sheets, pillowcase, pillow, blanket, and two towels. Guests may want to bring extra towels and/or pillows as well as an alarm clock and a small fan as there is no air conditioning. Please note that individual rooms are not furnished with phones; it is suggested to bring a cellular phone for full accessibility. The residence halls and the Margaret A. McKenna Student Center have wireless internet access. Guests will be provided with wireless connection information upon check-in. Reservation Procedures:Each reservation requires full payment. Upon check-in, you will be required to provide a $25.00 key/linen deposit, refundable after proper check out including return of keys and linens. Rooms must be reserved by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 29, 2016.If you are paying by credit card, this means that payments must be processed and paid in full by 5:00pm on Friday, April 29th. Payment information will be collected over the phone 48 Business Hours after your application has been submitted and approved. A member of the Residence Life team will either contact you between 9:00am and 5:00pm at the number you provide on your application, or you may contact the Office of Residence Life at (617) 349-8585 Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00pm and 3:00pm and 5:00pm.If you are paying via check or money order, you must mail the completed Housing Application Form by Friday, April 29th with a check or money order made payable to:Lesley University | Commencement HousingCommencement Office29 Everett StreetCambridge, MA 02138-2790You may also email the completed form to email@example.com.Confirmation will be sent for all reservations received by this deadline. Please note that undergraduate students will still be living on campus and as a result we will not be able to accommodate specific residence hall requests. Guests will be placed where space permits. Check-InCheck-in will be held at the Office of Residence Life, 9 Mellen Street. Check-out information will be provided upon arrival. The check-in times are as follows:• Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 2:00pm–4:00pm• Thursday, May 19, 2016 2:00pm–5:00pm OR 7:00pm–8:00pm• Friday, May 20, 2016 from 2:00pm–5:00pm OR 7:00pm–8:00pm• Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 8:00am–9:00amCheck-Out Specific check-out instructions will be issued to guests upon arrival, however all guests must vacate their rooms by 12:00pm on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Formal check-out for guests leaving the residence halls on Sunday, May 22nd will take place between 8:00am and 12:00pm at 9 Mellen Street. If you are planning on bringing a car to campus, please be sure to provide this information in the designated area on your application. If you will be utilizing a rental car, please delineate this in your application and specific information can be collected upon check-in. Refund PolicyIn the event a reservation needs to be cancelled, a written cancellation must be received by 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Guests will receive a refund minus one night of lodging per person. After 5:00 pm on May 5, 2016 there will be no refunds for any cancellations.
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