Students may choose to live on- or off-campus based on their preference.
Otherwise, Freshman and exchange students are REQUIRED to live in one of the student housing on-campus during the first year. Housing contracts or agreements are normally for one academic year. Students who complete housing applications beginning in the fall semester (August) are expected to live on campus until May the next year. Students who begin living on campus in January also will end the housing contract in May. Students may renew on-campus housing agreement during the specific renewal period.
The University provides various options for student housing choices. Normally, international students prefer to live in either Vaselakos, Leaverton or Griffon/Vartabedian Hall. Students living on campus are also required to choose one of the meal plans as part of the housing contract. For more information about residential life on campus, please review this website.
Graduate and transfer students normally live off-campus, though many choose to live on-campus. If a student chooses to live off-campus, he/she is responsible for searching and finding reasonable housing accommodations. Students are also expected to read and understand their apartment/house tenant leasing agreements. Generally, new students are highly recommended to live on campus until they are comfortable with the city and the surrounding area.