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The Office of Residence Life and Housing, located in room 202 Lawrence Center, assists on campus residential students in all aspects of their on-campus living experience. This includes supervision of all residence hall staff, oversight of university policies and procedures related to campus housing.   Additionally, we have operational oversight of the Goshen, Killinger, Schmidt and Tyson Halls plus College Arms Apartments and the South Campus Apartment Complex. The Residence Life and Housing staff is committed to making your experience in on-campus housing both an enjoyable one, and one of personal development. If you need assistance, please call 610-436-3307 or email

New Residents: Complete the Housing Checklist

If this is your first time living on campus (in WCU Managed Housing or USH Affiliated Housing), you are required to complete the Housing Checklist prior to moving in.  The Housing Checklist includes roommate selection, the Housing Eligibility Form, Meningitis Waiver Form, selecting a meal plan, selecting a move-in timeslot, and more:

Housing Checklist

Fall 2023 Move-In

August 23 - 24: First year students and transfer students
August 26 - 27: Returning students
August 26-27: South Campus Apartments and College Arms Apartments

Fall 2023 Move-in

Current/Returning Student Housing Process
for Academic Year 2023-2024

Current students will find a three-phase application process to apply for WCU housing for the 2023-2024 academic year. All phases must be completed by the deadlines indicated and students are advised to check email frequently for important updates.

Returning Students Housing FAQs

Phase 1: Housing Application

  • The Office of Residence Life and Housing will begin accepting housing applications for the 2023-2024 Academic Year (fall and spring) on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
  • Limited space for current students is available in WCU housing. Current students may reside in College Arms Apartments, South Campus Apartments as well as in USH. Students are encouraged to explore all housing options including off campus living options, and to make housing decisions and take action early. WCU Housing is not guaranteed.
  • Beginning on Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00 pm (noon), current students interested in WCU Housing may access the Housing Application in myWCU, under the Personal Information tab by selecting myHousing and selecting “Returning 2023-2024 Housing Application.” Students interested in USH should go to the main USH portal under “Current Student Application.” If applying for USH housing, please follow the timeline outlined for roommate and room selection.
  • Beginning on Tuesday, November 29 at 12pm (noon), all applications received for College Arms and South Campus Apartments will be reviewed to determine eligibility for WCU Housing Phase 2.

Phase 2: WCU Housing Room Selection Process

Students who complete the WCU Housing Application will be notified of their status to participate in the room selection process on Friday, December 9. The room selection process will begin Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Phase 3: WCU Housing Occupancy Agreement and Deposit

Once a student selects a room placement, they will be required to sign the WCU 2023-2024 Occupancy Agreement and secure their selection with a $200 deposit within two weeks. Failure to complete this phase of the process will result in the loss of the room placement and removal from the WCU housing process.

Check Your Email

All announcements, deadlines and reminders will be communicated to all students’ WCU email addresses. Be sure to check email frequently for important updates.

**Meal Plan requirements and housing rates will not be set until late spring**

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