University Student Housing, commonly referred to as Affiliated Housing, offers housing for incoming first-year students in Allegheny Hall, Brandywine Hall, and Commonwealth Hall.

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:

Style2020-2021 Per Year2020-2021 Per Semester
1 Bedroom Double$10,580$5,290


Style2020-2021 Per Year2020-2021 Per Semester
3 Bedroom Double$9,860$4,930

Style2020-2021 Per Year2020-2021 Per Semester
2 Bedroom Double w/ Shared Bathroom$9,690$4,845


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 – Information 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.


Week of February 17th: Housing information begins to be sent on a rolling basis to incoming students with a paid deposit.

May 2020 : Roommate matching opens for incoming students. 

June 2020: Assignment information will be sent in mid-June via email.

*Tripling: Please note that due to increased demands for housing, 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.

Please note: This timeline is subject to change.