Getting to Kimball Union

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  • By Car

    FROM HARTFORD, NEW YORK CITY:
    I-91 (north) to Vermont exit 8. Bear right off the interstate. At second set of lights, turn left onto New Hampshire Route 12A (north). Stay on 12A for 12.1 miles - turn right onto Stage Road. Stay on Stage Road until it intersects Route 120 (6.1 miles). Turn left onto Route 120 (north). Kimball Union (Meriden) is less than a mile on the left. Turn left at the blinking light and proceed up the hill to the first right (before the stone church) Chellis Road. Please park in the spots immediately on your left, and then proceed on foot back down Main Street to the second building on your left - the grey stone Barnes Admissions building.

    FROM BOSTON, PROVIDENCE:
    1-93 (north) to 1-89 (north). 1-89 to exit 18 (Lebanon/Hanover - Dartmouth College). Left off the exit onto Route 120 S into Lebanon. Follow 120 part way around the Green, bearing right to continue south on Route 120 - 8 miles to Meriden. Turn right at the blinking light and proceed up the hill to the first right (before the stone church) Chellis Road. Please park in the spots immediately on your left, and then  proceed on foot back down Main Street to the second building on your left - the grey stone Barnes Admissions building.

    FROM THE NORTH:
    1-89 (south) to exit 20. Turn right onto Route 12A. Follow 12A West Lebanon past the shopping district and up a hill. You will pass a gravel manufacturing company on the left and shortly after, see a sign for Kimball Union Academy (on the right), directing you to take a left on True’s Brook Road. Follow this road for about 8 miles where it turns into Main Street in Plainfield/Meriden. Take a left immediately after the large stone church and park in one of the spots on your immediate left and then proceed on foot back down Main Street to the second building on your left - the grey stone Barnes Admissions building.
  • By Plane

    Kimball Union is in convenient proximity to several major airports. Manchester Airport in New Hampshire and Burlington International Airport in Vermont are each 1 hour and 30 minutes from campus. Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut and Boston's Logan International Airport are each just over two hours from campus. Lebanon, New Hampshire has a small planes airport providing several daily shuttle flights and is only 20 minutes away.
  • By Train

    Amtrak stops in White River Junction, VT, on its Montrealer line. The Montrealer runs between Washington, DC, Union Station, and Montreal. The train makes a number of stops including New York's Penn Station, New Haven, CT, Hartford, CT, and White River Junction, VT. Taxi service is available at the station which is a 20 minute ride from campus.
  • Dartmouth Coach

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    The Dartmouth Coach Service offers residents of the Upper Valley including Dartmouth and Kimball Union students direct, reliable, and safe bus service to several locations.  Students can travel directly to Boston's South Station and Logan Airport and to mid-town Manhattan.

    Sunday Evening Pick-Up:

    On Sundays we are offering one pick-up from Dartmouth Coach in Lebanon at 7:15 p.m. for your convenience. This is the only ride available and student escrows will be charged $15.00.
  • Driving Times

    From:

    Boston, MA: 
    2 hrs. 15 min.

    Hartford, CT: 
    2 hrs. 45 min.

    New Haven, CT: 
    3 hrs. 45 min.

    New York City: 
    5 hrs.

    Providence, RI: 
    3 hrs. 30 min.

    Springfield, MA: 
    2 hrs. 15min.

    Burlington, VT: 
    1 hr. 30min.

    Montreal, Canada:
    3 hrs.
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"REACH" Sign Out Procedures

REACH is available for you to use from any PC or mobile devicee with an internet connection 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 
  • Your student initiates the weekend sign-out procedure through REACH - must be completed by noon on the Thursday preceeding the weekend.
  • An email is automatically sent to parents and hosts.
  • Parents or host click "approve" or "deny - completed by noon Friday.
  • Student Life office approves the request.
  • Parents, hosts and students are automatically notified of the approval.
  • Student must check in with their dorm parent by 7:30 pm when returning to campus.

Parents are always encouraged to communicate directly with the Student Life Office if they have any questions, contact Kathy Langevin: (603) 469-2116, klangevin@kua.org.

Help and support are available to all KUA users, http://support.reachboarding.com.au.

Mail and Package Information

When sending mail to your student via U. S. Postal Service, please be sure to use the following address:
               Student's Name
              c/o Kimball Union Academy
               P. O. Box 361
               Meriden, NH  03770
 
For Federal Express, UPS or other delivery services use the following address:
               Student's Name
              c/o  Kimball Union Academy
               7 Campus Center Drive
               Meriden, NH  03770
               Phone: 603-469-2000
 

Escrow and Student Bank Accounts


There is now a new online feature for your Escrow and Student Bank accounts.  Please login on at www.mykidsspending.com to sign up for 24 hour 7 day a week access to your Escrow and student bank accounts. You will also need your Student ID (escrow or student bank account number) found on the upper right hand side of your escrow account statement, beginning with an E for escrow and a B for student bank.  Both numbers are the same for each student, with the exception of the E or B.     From this website you can view your current balance and any charges, deposits and withdrawals for each account. You can also deposit funds directly into each account from this website at any time.   If you have any questions about logging in for the first time, please contact Ms. Deborah Hanley in the business office.

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Kimball Union Academy

603-469-2000  · 603-469-2040 (fax)  · info@kua.org
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.