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Congratulations on being admitted for fall 2015! We will mail you information on how to submit your housing/dining application-contract in late January. Check out a complete list of mailing dates here.
If you believe you have reason to live off campus but are required to live on campus, please learn more about the exemption process here.
For more information and links to various cancellation forms, please visit our Contract Cancellation page.
The University may grant exceptions to students who are not required but would like to live on campus. Because University Housing Services must reserve space for students who are required to live on campus, we have a limited amount of exceptions available. You may learn more about the exception process on the Campus Housing Exceptions page.
Each year there are a number of students who are manually assigned rooms by University Housing Services. We will strive to assign this group according to preferences as much as possible dependent on space availability. Please enter preferences to be considered here.
The Single Occupancy Waiting List form is available for students to request a single living space for spring 2015.
To view a complete list of the channels available across campus, please visit our Channels and Listings page.
All residence halls (with the exception of Manchester and Hewett Halls) will close for winter break on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Manchester and Hewett Halls will remain open for their residents. The residence halls will reopen on Friday, Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. Please make appropriate travel arrangements for your return to campus on or after this date and time.
University Housing Services is pleased to welcome Dr. Marc Lamont Hill as our next Cultural Dinner speaker. Dr. Hill will discuss college affordability impacting the African-American community. Music for the evening will feature DeShawn Williams. Tickets can be purchased online January 5-28. Learn more about Dr. Hill and the program here.
Beginning on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8:30 a.m., newly admitted students for the Spring 2015 semester can submit their university housing application-contract through the University’s personalized web portal system, Welcome2ISU. For more information, click here.
The University requires students to live in university housing their first two years out of high school. Students who fall under the University On-Campus Housing Policy will not be able to register for classes until University Housing Services receives their residence hall contract and initial payment. These regulations are applicable to all students insofar as space is available in University residence halls.
Spaces are still available for spring 2015 at Shelbourne apartments. These spaces are for students who are married or in domestic partnerships, students with dependents, graduate students, and qualifying upper class students. Submit an application today.
Applications for spring 2015 are available here.
Mounted door knobs, mailbox doors, and room numbers from Atkin/Colby and Hamilton/Whitten residence halls are available for purchase and benefit the University Housing Services Student Employee Scholarship fund. Learn more.
If something in your room or apartment is not working properly, please submit a work order request as soon as possible and a member of our maintenance team will address your concern. Click on "Work Order" on the left side of the Housing homepage to access the system.