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Housing Information

Kutztown University on-campus housing provides many living options for residents, including traditional, suite-style and apartment-style living. Please take a look at the eligibility requirements below to help you prepare. 

Housing  Eligibility  Fall 2018/Spring 2019- Residency Requirement

To be eligible for on-campus housing assignment a student must be:

  • Officially accepted through the Admissions Office
  • Have a $275 Advanced Registration Deposit on file
  • There is a residency requirement for all incoming freshmen/transfer students to live on campus.  
    • New incoming freshmen/transfer students must complete the $275 Advanced Registration Deposit by May 1 to be eligible to participate in the roommate request process and to be assignment.
    • New student assignments are completed by July 1
  • The Residency requirement also applies to all new incoming students starting in the Spring 2018 semester.


Fall 2018/Spring 2019 New Student Information

Eligible students can complete the Housing License Agreement online for Fall 2018/Spring 2019 on-campus housing assignment starting November 1, 2017.  Your on-campus assignment is for both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.

Students that are not 18 years of age at the time of completing the online Housing License Agreement will be required to have parent/legal guardian verification completed.  An email will automatically be sent to the parent's email address when the student completes the online process if that email is available.  Parents/legal guardian- please look for this email and respond as soon as possible.  If you do not receive this email or you have questions, please contact or call (610)683-4027 during business hours. 

Pennsylvania Law requires universities that offer campus housing to maintain a file on resident students and their meningitis vaccine status.  This information must be on file before a student can check into his/her room assignment.  Students will be sent an email from Health & Wellness Services with instructions as to when and how they can complete the electronic form, Options for Meningitis Compliance, and indicate a vaccine date or complete a waiver. Information about how minor students (those not 18 years of age at the time of campus residence) can meet this requirement also will be included.   Information links for this is being updated, please check back later.

Spring 2018 New Student Information - Residency Requirement

Students that will be starting at KU for the Spring 2018 semester will be able to complete their preference information and housing agreement signature January 3 - January 19, 2018.  Spring 2018 assignments will be completed by or before January 19th; an email will be sent to the student email account.  Please set up your student email as soon as your get your Admission letter that contains that information.  Check-in for Spring 2018 starts at 1:00 pm on Sunday, January 21st by reporting to the residence hall of your assignment.  Spring 2018 Housing Licence Agreement

Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Returning Student Information

Anticipated dates for RETURNING STUDENTS to complete $75 non-refundable housing processing fee online at MyKUHousing are: November 15, 2017 - December 15, 2017. 

Room selection for Fall 2018 returning students takes place as outlined below (these dates may be subject to change).  Returning students should check their student email regularly for room selection details and updates. 

  • Honors Students living in the Honors Building for Fall 2018: December 5, 2017 11 am - 12:15 pm and December 7, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; room selection to take place in the Honors Office.
  • Gender Inclusive: February 6, 2018 11 am - 1 pm and February 8, 2018 4 - 6 pm; room selection to take place in the GLBTQ Center for students signing up for University Place or Golden Bear Village and 106 Old Main for students signing up for Dixon Hall.  
  • Same Gender Selection for current students Phase I: Groups of 2,3,4,5, or 6 can begin entering/confirming their group members on January 20, 2018 through Myhousing.  Groups appointment times for online selection are anticipated to begin on February 20, 2017 through MyKUhousing.
  • Same Gender Selection for current students Phase II: current students that do not participate successfully in selecting an assignment earlier or are not part of a complete group, will be able to select into remaining available beds through Mykuhousing by group/individual appointment times for online selection with an anticipated start date of March 5, 2018.
  • March 12 - 16, 2018 (Spring Break Week):  current students that have completed a $75 housing fee but did not select an assignment during one of the above processes, will be assigned by the Housing office.

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