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HOW TO SIGN UP TO LIVE IN A USH COMMUNITY

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.

INCOMING FIRST-YEAR STUDENT TIMELINE FOR FALL 2021

USH Affiliated housing and WCU owned housing have beds for incoming first-year students. The housing application will be opening for incoming first-year students (i.e., current high school seniors) who deposited with admissions before January 1, 2021 on March 8, 2021. First-year students who deposited after January 1, 2021 will receive instructions on a rolling basis from housing@wcupa.edu

Please note: This timeline is subject to change. 

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:

















Style2021-2022 Per Year2021-2022 Per Semester
1 Bedroom Double$10,580$5,290

















Style2021-2022 Per Year2021-2022 Per Semester
3 Bedroom Double$9,860$4,930

















Style2021-2022 Per Year2021-2022 Per Semester
2 Bedroom Double w/ Shared Bathroom$9,690$4,845