Local col­leges are lending a hand — along with carts and dol­lies — so move-​​in day goes smoothly.

For col­lege stu­dents and their fam­i­lies, move-​​in day is an emo­tional rite of pas­sage, and usu­ally a phys­i­cally draining one as well. But as stu­dents return to the Boston area for the fall term, schools are lending a hand — along with carts and dol­lies — to make the stressful expe­ri­ence more man­age­able and get the school year off to a smooth start.

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and Fisher Col­lege in the Back Bay even pro­vide pri­vate movers and main­te­nance workers to trans­port stu­dent belong­ings to the dorm.

 

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