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General Next Steps for Deposited Students

The next steps below are for students who have submitted their enrollment (and housing if applicable) deposit. If you have not yet submitted your deposit you may do so on the main Worcester Admitted Students page.

Housing will be assigned first come first serve, based upon your preferences and unit availability. Once the housing contract is signed and a housing assignment agreed upon, it is then valid for the specific unit for the entire year (fall, spring, and summer semesters). If you have questions regarding the housing process, please contact the Office of Operations at 508.373.5754 or email

Explore all of the housing opportunities available on campus.

Fall 2020

Fall 2020 Move-In Day will take place on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Students will be expected to move in from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Spring 2021

Please check back at a later date for information regarding the Spring 2021 Move-In Day.

MCPHS parking is available to residential and commuter students.

Parking is limited and assigned on a first come, first serve basis. The parking application deadline is August 1 for fall starts and December 1 for spring starts.

To reserve parking, please complete the parking reservation form. Incoming students who have paid for a parking pass will receive their assignments at orientation.

For questions on parking options in the area or any questions related to parking, please contact the Office of Operations at 508.373.5754 or via email.

Before the start of classes, you'll need to complete Orientation, which will provide information from campus partners, opportunities to connect with new students and meet our student leaders.

After you have received your MCPHS login credentials (username and password) you should login to Blackboard and look for New Student Orientation. Click on your campus below to access your orientation experience!

The following information is to help students get set up with all of their technology-related needs to get started at MCPHS. While we've put together the most critical information on our New Student Information page, be sure to check out the other areas of our site for more information on other technology tools and resources.

All immunization records must be received by CastleBranch, a confidential health information service before the student begins moves into University housing or begins classes.

Please visit our Immunization page for more specific information regarding immunizations.

According to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and MCPHS policy, all students (regardless of enrollment) must be covered by a comprehensive health insurance program. Students will be automatically enrolled in the MCPS University general plan unless a waiver (which must be renewed annually) is completed and received by Student Financial Services.

The health insurance waiver form will be available at the following times:

  • Fall Incoming Students: June
  • Spring Incoming Students: November
  • Summer Incoming Students: April

To fill out the waiver, visit If you need assistance, please call 1.800.437.6448.

Please visit the Health Insurance page for more information.

Final transcripts must be received by:

  • Fall Enrollment: August 15
  • Spring Enrollment: December 15

Please visit our Final Transcript Submission page for more information

Please visit our Financial Information and Services page for more information regarding tuition payment and aid opportunities. Tuition payment is due by the following date (depending on your semester start date):

  • Fall Enrollment: August 1
  • Spring Enrollment: December 1

Professional appearance is an essential component of the professional degree programs. Appropriate professional attire fosters a sense of professionalism and civility within the University community and assists with creating an optimal learning environment for the diverse student populations of the Worcester and Manchester campuses. Please take a few moments to review the Standards of Professional Dress for Professional Degree Programs.

Please visit the International Students page for more information regarding I-20 form submission, SEVIS, and health insurance.

For general information or specific questions regarding accommodations and Office of Student Access and Accommodations, please call OSAA at 617.879.5995 or email the office at

For more information, please visit the Office of Student Access and Accommodations page.

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