Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Moving In

Incoming first year students will be notified in early August of their Fall housing assignment.  Please be sure to watch your email account for more information.

What to Pack
Gain some expert advice on what to bring to campus (and what to leave at home).

Frequently Asked Questions
A must read! Find the answers to the most popular questions we receive from first-year students and their parents.

Renters Insurance Info -

The college encourages all students to purchase personal property insurance to protect their personal belongings.  Please visit the website below to view the plans and features specifically designed for college students offered through Sallie Mae Insurance Services.

College renters insurance also has liability protection for bodily injury and property damages.

Refrigerator Rental and Arrival 
Learn how to order a refrigerator, microwave/fridge combo or safe available from our preferred vendor.

Telephone Services
Should I arrange a land line telephone or just bring a cellular phone?  Here's what you need to know.

Shipping Belongings to F&M
Learn about how to ship your belongings to F&M's recommended storage company.

Arriving on Campus Early?
If you need to arrive to campus early for participation in an approved program, please visit beginning Monday, August 4th, to register.  First year students, please wait until you've received your Fall rooming assignment to register on line.  The information automatically is loaded into a spread sheet that is provided to the Key Shop and to Public Safety.

Car Policy for first-year students.  First-year students, except those living at home, are not permitted to operate a motor vehicle on the F&M College campus or in Lancaster.  For more information, please call Public Safety at 717.291.3939.