Do You Still Have Questions?

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many credits do I need to take per semester to live on campus?
In order to reside on campus, students must enroll in 12 or more credits per semester. 

How much does it cost to live on campus?
The cost to live on campus varies based on building (i.e., apartments versus residence halls) and room selection (i.e., single versus double occupancy rooms). Housing costs and meal plan rates also vary by year. Please visit the Financial Planning Guide for current rates

Can I have a car on campus?
All students are welcome to have a car on campus. There is ample parking close to the residence hall complex and apartments.

What if I don't have a car?
You can still get to local events and area stores to get what you need. Residents will have access to discounted transit passes for programming trips that are coordinated by Housing & Residence Life staff to venture out to local community events. Additionally, Housing & Residence Life staff may use vans to transport students to events and local stores on occasion.

Can I have friends over?
Apartment visitation is left to the discretion of the apartment residents. Residence Hall guests are welcome from 10:00 am to 1:00 am. Overnight guests are welcome in the Residence Halls with prior approval.

When is new resident check-in and orientation for Fall 2016?

  • New Resident Check -in - Thursday, August 18
  • New Resident Orientation - Thursday, August 18 - Sunday, August 21
  • Returning Resident Check-in - Sunday, August 21
  • Classes Begin - Monday, August 22