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Students can learn about housing options with the office of Residence Life

Through services including on-campus housing, residential programs, involvement opportunities, and off-campus resources, our goal is to allow students to focus on their education in and out of the classroom. We strive to create meaningful student experiences in the residence halls and on-campus while encouraging students to learn and grow together in a community.


Open Room Change: Current residents can apply to change rooms between 12 p.m. Monday, January 27 through 12 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

2020-2021 Room Selection Application: Current students planning to live on campus for the 2020-2021 academic year can apply for the Returning Student Room Selection (RSRS) process between December 2, 2019 at 12 p.m. and runs through February 7, 2020 at 5p.m. Additional details can be found here.


Best Nest Contest: Our Best Nest Contest is closed. 

Advice from AU students: Hear pro tips about living on campus and making the most of the AU experience from current students.

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