Walking with boxes.

Drew Kelner ’22 moved into Lowell House with help from his dad, Mike Kelner, of Pembroke, Mass. Jan. 20 was the first day of move-in day for spring 2021 at Harvard University.

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Campus & Community

Move-in day, without those hugs

Some College students return to campus for a cautious spring semester

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College students living on campus this semester moved in last week, ahead of Monday’s start to classes. COVID testing and meal pick up were part of the activities to prepare for House and dorm life.

Talking out front.

Outside the Smith Campus Center, junior Sephora Ruppert (from left) and sophomore Achele Agada talk with Dean of Students Katie O’Dair as they wait in line to be tested for COVID-19 before moving in to Cabot (for Ruppert) and Dunster House (for Agada).

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Testing for covid.
Standing in line

Alicia Chen and other students moving in for the spring 2021 semester first self-tested for COVID-19 at the Science Center at Harvard University.

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A person in a mask.

First-year Sasha Constandse moved into Wigglesworth this morning. She had traveled from California with her parents.

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Two people in masks.
Two people talking.

First-year Lisa Mathew, moves into Wigglesworth with the help of her dad, Mathew Vachaparampil. At Radcliffe Quad, Jenn Greiner ’21 moves in with help from her mom, Colleen Greiner.

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A man in a mask.

Emmanuel Calivo ’22 masked up outside Pforzheimer House.

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Moving back to campus with a suitcase.

A typical move-in scene.

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