The Foundation for a Meaningful Life
Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA
Resources for Boarding Parents

Travel Dates and Travel Forms

Start of Year Travel Form

Boarding students should plan to arrive on campus between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Proctors should arrive on Monday, September 6. 

The Start of Year Travel Form will be made available to parents over the summer. Parents will use this form to let us know of their child's final travel plans.

Vacation Travel to and from Fay

Fay School closes for the duration of each vacation period, and boarding families must make plans for students to depart campus. Please refer to the dates below when making travel plans for your child.

2021-2022 Travel Dates for Boarding Students
Arrival   for Opening of School:
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Dorms open at 9:00 a.m. New students should plan to arrive on campus between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., and returning students should check-in no later than 1:00 p.m.*
Departure at end of School: Saturday, June 11, 2022
All Upper School students are expected to attend Commencement.
Departure from Fay should be scheduled between 12 noon and 3:00 p.m.

Mid-Winter Weekend:
Students may leave campus any time after 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, and should return by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022. Dorms will remain open throughout the weekend for any students who choose to stay on campus.
Thanksgiving Vacation
Winter Vacation
March Vacation
Depart Fay after 2:20 p.m. on these dates
Friday, November 19, 2021
Friday, December 17, 2021
Friday, March 4, 2022
Latest departure date and time for
international students
12 noon Saturday, November 20,
12 noon Saturday, December 18
12 noon
Saturday, March 5,
Return to campus between 3:00 and 7:00
p.m. on these dates*
Monday, November 29, 2021
Monday, January 3, 2022
Monday, March 21,
*Students will not be permitted to enter the dorms after 10:00 p.m. Please contact the Residential Life Office if you have any questions.

Parents will use a travel form to inform us of your child's travel plans for each vacation. Vacation travel forms will be posted here.

If you have any questions regarding student travel plans, please email