If you know that you will need housing during periods during which the University closes, you may want to consider living in Burke East or West, Parham Hall, the Highlands or Bryce Lawn. Students are ordered on the waitlist based on the date their form was received by our office. Students are responsible for making contact with one another and must send individual emails to our office agreeing to the arrangement. Each house will be led by a distinguished faculty member of the University residing there as the Faculty Head of House. The online housing application is available beginning at 9 a.
No student will be assigned to such a space unless they specifically express interest. The Ingram Commons is a campus-within-a-campus for first-year students and residential faculty. Housing after Freshman Year Are students guaranteed housing after their freshman year? It is not possible for students to choose more than one other roommate or for two groups of roommates to request to live with each other. All Other Hall Students: If you live in a hall other than Wells during the fall semester and submit a Winter Break Period Contract by December 12 th , you will be assigned to a space possibly a secured lounge for the break period. Students must be admitted to the Honors College in order to live in Honors Housing. Room selection will begin in early May. Forms submitted after Orientation Week are added in the order in which they are received.
Students will be asked to complete a request form and provide supporting documentation from medical professionals. These decisions generally surround personal situations that require a student to take some time away from campus before resuming their studies. How to Apply Incoming first-year students apply for housing online through the Student Housing Portal. Students living on-campus during the Spring Quarter, who participate in the House Lottery, are guaranteed a space in their current House for next academic year. Requests for room changes based upon roommate incompatibility will be considered upon application of the student residents after they have been in residence for two weeks.
All residence halls close on the Friday of finals week during the Spring Quarter. For this group, the order of room assignment will be determined by date of receipt of matriculation fee. Students can find information about on campus housing and living options on the section of the Office of Student Life website. We are committed to providing all students on-campus housing accommodations that are safe and inclusive. More information can be found on our page. Other living-learning communities are connected to other residence halls. Each remaining resident and the student being pulled in must email our office prior to the expiration of the pull-in window confirming the arrangement.
These residence halls do not close during break periods and are available to incoming freshmen. In order to live on-campus, a student must have a signed electronic or written housing contract. Interested students can select space there, or receive assignment to Honors Housing, as space permits. Note: The University population is fluid, and demand for housing may change considerably in a relatively short time. Living with students of the opposite sex is a choice and not all students may be comfortable with such arrangements.
Can I live anywhere on campus during my freshman year? Upon acceptance, our office will send the student another email to communicate next steps. Admission to the University does not guarantee assignment to a particular type of room. Students who will be leaving to study abroad will be contacted by our office in the quarter prior to their departure to communicate check-out procedures. You are able to apply for housing once you are admitted to the University and have paid the Freshman Enrollment Deposit. You can learn more about the Freshman Residency Program and the exemption process.
Incoming freshmen who apply for housing by February 1 will be eligible to select their own rooms online, beginning in early May. It is recommended you also keep a copy of this form. If approved, our office will send emails to the students who are swapping to communicate next steps. For the request to be considered, each student must request the other by June 15. These materials may be obtained by our office. Because the prepayment is refundable, you are strongly urged to apply for housing, even if you have not made your final decision regarding the school you will attend. Room and meal plan charges will be pro-rated to reflect the amount of time the student was living on-campus.
The sections below provide additional detail on the stages of the room change process. It is important for students to read carefully the instructions for completing the application and to complete the form with thoroughness and accuracy. Can I live with a roommate of my choice during my freshman year? Students who wish to change Houses or Residence Halls may either be pulled into a vacancy by another student or complete and submit a General Waitlist Form. All multi-occupancy spaces, with the exception of those that are part of a single sex floor or wing, may be occupied by students who prefer open housing accommodations. When a vacancy occurs in a multi-occupancy space our office will email the remaining resident s and offer them an opportunity to pull-in another student to fill the vacancy. Students must provide their own linens, including extra-long twin bed sheets beds are 80 inches long. Important: We cannot guarantee roommate requests.
A separate end-of-quarter room change process occurs between the 8th and 9th weeks of the Autumn and Winter Quarters for students who wish to move to expected vacancies that are resulting from other students who are graduating, taking a leave of absence or are studying abroad. Admission to the University does not guarantee assignment to a particular building or type of room. Using the housing application, students will be able to indicate their roommate characteristics, as well as sign their housing contract for the academic year. You may also ask to speak to a member of the Student Life On-Call Team. First-year students seeking suitable furnishings or accommodations due to disabilities, medical or psychological conditions or for some other reason should contact the Office of Housing Assignments at 615 322-2591 or ResEd vanderbilt.
First-year housing assignments are mailed from the Office of Housing and Residential Education on or about August 1. Requests for assignment to specific buildings or rooms are not considered. When a vacancy occurs in a stand-alone single room or the remaining occupant s do not pull another student in to the fill the vacancy, our office will email all current residents of the House to offer them an opportunity to bid on the vacancy. These questions are often asked by prospective residents as they prepare to move to campus in the fall. While housing is not guaranteed to students after their freshman year, we anticipate being able to house all interested continuing students.