Monday Morning Sign-In
All students should report to the lobby of St. Mary’s Hall, located on the corner of County Line Road and Spring Mill Road (rt. 320), to officially sign-in on the first day of class, between 6:45am and 7:45am (classes begin at 8am). Please come early to avoid last minute lines. If you have an account balance or need to get a room assignment, please come as early as possible.
Directions, General Location, & Campus Map
Visit our directions page for various Music Activities Locations and directions to Villanova.
- Sunday arrivals: Housing check-in will be held in Welsh Hall, the last of the apartments behind St. Mary’s Hall on West Campus, on Sunday evenings from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
- Monday arrivals: You may pick up your key at sign-in. If you plan to visit your room before your course begins, please arrive no later than 7:15 am.
Items Supplied to You:
- pillows and pillowcases
- two bath towels
- toilet paper
- internet cable (may require a small security deposit)
- garbage bags
- a lamp
Items to Bring:
- Pots and pans if you wish to cook
- alarm clock
- small book light for bedrooms
- extra towels or pillows
- soap, shampoo
- any other personal items
Guests will be issued a card which will allow access to Welsh Hall as well as Villanova’s library and on-campus fitness center.
A PDF of a dated parking permit will be sent via e-mail one week before your course begins (usually on Monday afternoon). Place the permit on the dashboard of your car. If you forget, campus police will issue a parking ticket that can not be waived by our office.
Parking for Commuters - Park in the Law School 3-story lot across Spring Mill Road from St. Mary's. A detailed map will be sent along with your parking pass. Be sure not to park in what is designated as the SEPTA Regional Rail lot. SEPTA tows!
Parking for Residents - Park on West Campus adjacent to Welsh Hall (the dorm we use in the summer). A detailed map will be sent along with your parking pass.
Breakfast and lunch will be available in St. Mary’s Hall at the Second Storey Café on an a la carte basis. Expect to spend around $5 for breakfast and $6 or $7 for lunch. Lunch break is 1/2 hour each day (which is not enought time to leave campus for lunch). There are many local eating spots along the Main Line where dinner can be purchased at reasonable prices.
WELCOME DINNER IS ON US!
Please join us for a picnic dinner (for both residents & commuters) welcoming you to the Villanova Summer Music Program every Monday after class from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in the St. Mary’s Courtyard. We want to get to know you and let you know that we appreciate you coming to Villanova. No need to RSVP, just show up!