Please note: The 2018-2019 rental rates can be found here.
While space is available, First-Year students will have the opportunity to reside in their desired community.
Space is limited in certain suite styles. The suite style that applicants select as their desired floor plan when applying is a preference, not a guarantee. Most incoming first-year students will reside in the following suite styles, while space is available:
HOW TO SIGN UP TO LIVE IN A USH COMMUNITY
For detailed instructions, please refer to the flowchart available by clicking here.
All incoming first-year students who have been accepted with on-campus housing must complete all steps in the order in which they are outlined. The entire process, from paying the $200 admission deposit to receiving the Online Lease Invitation from USH could take up to 2-3 weeks.
Commit to attending WCU and pay $200 fee
Set up WCU email and check it regularly – A packet will be mailed to your home address from the Office of New Student Programs that contains the information needed to set up your WCU email address.
Receive an email from Residence Life and Housing Services – This form will be emailed to your WCU email account if you have been accepted with on-campus housing and completed the above steps. Follow the instructions in the email to request Affiliated Housing.
USH will email you an Online Lease Invitation -The information contained in this email is how you begin to apply to live in one of our communities.
INCOMING FIRST-YEAR STUDENT TIMELINE FOR FALL 2018
Week of February 13th: Housing information begins to be sent on a rolling basis to incoming students with a paid deposit.
May 22nd: All students and guarantors should complete the lease application. Students with incomplete applications will be ineligible to participate in unit selection.
May 30th – June 2nd: Unit selection is available to all incoming first-year students with a complete lease application. Unit selection will open at 10am on Tuesday, May 30th and close at 4:30pm on Friday, June 2nd. Applicants who have not selected a unit by this time will be thoughtfully assigned by USH staff.
*Tripling: Please note that due to increased demands for housing, first-year students may be assigned to a tripled unit, which is a designated double bedroom with three students. Due to space limitations, a triple bedroom may not have a bureau, desk, or wardrobe available for each student. This is a temporary measure and will not be a permanent assignment.
June 2018: Assignment information will be sent in mid-June via email.
Please note: This timeline is subject to change.