Lower Quad Zone

Includes: All of Riepe College House; Ware College House: Rodney, Coxe, E.F. Smith, Chesnut, Butcher, Speakman lower entrance

New International Student Move In: August 22:

8 am - 2 pm: TBD


New Student Move In: August 23:

6 am – 7 am: Unloading will be curb side and self-service.

8 am – 8 pm: Unloading to carts will be done by Move In staff in order to keep traffic moving.

Spruce Street will be closed to all BUT Move In traffic from 40th – 34th Sts, during full service move in times.


What to Expect:

During assisted hours, residents of Riepe and the above listed houses in Ware, will go to 40th and Spruce Streets to be placed in the traffic queue that will be guided down Spruce Street. You will unload on the south side of Spruce Street. You should expect to unload your car and immediately relocate it to the complimentary parking provided for Move In.

Move In staff will bring carts to a cart check area in the Lower Quad green, residents will be given a cart check to pick up their cart in order to bring their belongings to their individual entranceways to unload.

Who will help:

August 22, 8 – 2 pm

August 23, 8 – 8 pm

Move In staff will assist in unloading cars, bringing filled carts to the cart check area in the Lower Quad.

Staff show new residents where to pick up temporary keys, check in, and how to access guest passes for their guests.


Tips for making it work and to keep traffic moving:

Drivers must stay with their car, once unloaded they must move to remote lots where they will be able to park for the remainder of the day at no cost. Directions to remote lots will be posted on the RHS website in late July.


Checking In, Temporary Key Pick Up, Guest Passes:

What: Resident will present a photo ID to check in and obtain temporary room keys.

Where:The white check-in tent located on the walkway outside of the 36th Street Archway entrance to the Lower Quad.

They should do this while the car is being unloaded.

Guest Passes:

Residents may pick up guest passes at the check in table. They must presenting photo IDs for each of their guests. If the guests would like to pick up their own passes, they may do so at any time by presenting their own photo IDs at this location.


Additional Information:

Most Quad rooms are accessible only via the stairwells into the complex. There are some changes in floor levels accomplished by steps throughout the building.

There are two elevators in the Quad, in Bodine and Ashurst. These elevators serve a limited range of student rooms and do not provide primary access to the upper areas of much of the Quad.

Packing in small boxes and distributing weight across these may make moving in easier.

Campus wide operations end on August 27, including parking access and complimentary lot parking.

For all other dates, residents should plan to park and pay at City of Philadelphia kiosk managed spaces and to be careful of parking restrictions and times.