Each student receives a dormitory room key. A fee of $5 is charged for replacement keys. Each room is locked with a master key by the resident faculty during vacations.
Items of great value
Students are strongly urged to leave any hard-to-replace items at home, since the school cannot be responsible for the loss of personal possessions. We encourage students to store valuables such as passports and large sums of money in the Student Services Office.
Lost and Found
The school’s lost and found is located in the Student Services Office. The standard procedure for reporting missing items is to file a report with the Assistant Head, Community Life and Security). We will help students locate their possessions, but Emma Willard does not assume responsibility for students’ personal items
Personal Property Insurance
Emma Willard carries no insurance covering student property. Parents have the option of insuring their daughters’ personal belongings.
A total of four boxes per student may be stored at the school during summer months. International students may store up to six boxes. All boxes must be securely sealed and clearly marked with the student’s name and her rooming assignment for the following year. In addition, the school will store a student’s computer in its original packaging and box. The school will take every precaution to assure protection of summer storage but will not assume responsibility for any loss or damage.