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

Welcome to Housing & Residence Life

Creating a community with other Eagles is an important part of the AU experience for many students. Housing & Residence Life is here to support you in your home at AU!

Announcements 

Spring Only 2022 Application: New students and students living off-campus for the fall semester can now apply for Spring Only 2022 housing through the AU Housing Portal.

Plan Your Travel: Residence halls close for the fall semester on Sunday, December 19 at 12 p.m. (noon). Learn more by reviewing upcoming important dates.

Positive COVID Cases read what to do if you or a roommate has a positive COVID test.

Fall Open Room Change: Residents can request a room change between September 13 and October 18.

Find Your Home

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Fall 2021 Move-In

Find the details on Fall Move-In, from preparation to the day of arrival. 

Fall Move-In

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Residence Halls

Our residence halls are dynamic communities that promote positive and affirming atmospheres for student learning.

Residence Halls

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Virtual Tours

Take a virtual tour of our residence halls to experience on-campus living. 

Virtual Tours

Resources

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We're open Monday - Friday from 1 pm - 4 pm to answer any of your questions or concerns!

Chat Now

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Get involved at Housing & Residence Life through our employment opportunities available for students.

Student Opportunities

Residence hall councils

Get involved in the RHA by running for a position within your Hall Council or run to represent your Hall in the RHA General Assembly.

Learn more

A Place for You

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Lofts, Fridges & More

Want a fridge, bed lofts, or bedding for your room? Rentals and vendor partnerships make this easy.

Services and Add-ons

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Creative Spaces

Each year, students show off their creative and unique room in the Best Nest contest. Check out some of their spaces! 

Best Nest: Decorate Your Room