Residence Hall Common Questions

There are many questions that we are asked about the residence halls. This section provides information about questions that are common to each of our residence halls. Each hall is different and has things about it that are unique. To learn more about a specific hall please select it from the list at the right.

Is a residence hall the same thing as a dorm?

Do I have to live in a residence hall?

How do I apply for housing, and what are my chances of getting what I want?

What is the EDGE program, and do I have to live there?

Are single rooms available?

Is it possible to request a particular hall or roommate?

Can I live in the residence halls for just one semester?

If I do not get my preferences, what can I do?

If I do not have a roommate request, how will one be assigned?

If I need help, are there people in the residence halls I can get in touch with?

What if my roommate and I do not get along?

What furnishings are provided in my room?

How do the telephones, cable, and Internet access work?

Should I bring a surge protector?

I know that I need to bring my own linen, but what size should I bring?

What personal belongings should I bring with me?

How can I decorate my room?

What kinds of activities and programs are offered in the residence halls?

Where do I eat and when?

Is it possible to live in a residence hall and not be on a meal plan?

Will my residence hall be open during vacation breaks?

What kind of housing do you offer for students with disabilities?

What should I do if I have other questions?

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