Continuing Student Application Process

Learn about the student housing available from Seattle University, as well as the applicable housing availability dates for returning students.

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As a returning student, you may be required to live on campus for an additional year. Or, like many students, you still want to live on campus after your two years spent in the residence halls. This page will help you navigate the application process and timeline for on-campus housing.

On-Campus Housing Requirements

You are required to live on campus and purchase the Residential Meal Plan (at minimum) for the full academic year if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • Freshmen or sophomore and under the age of 21 by the time the academic year starts.
  • First- or second-year Seattle University student and under the age of 21 by the time the academic year starts.
  • Within two years of high school graduation date as of first day of fall quarter classes, and under the age of 21 by the time the academic year starts.

These requirements do not include summer quarter, when there is no residential living requirement.

  1. Step 2

    Use the Housing Portal to Apply for Housing

    • Go to the Housing Portal to apply.
    • Participate in the optional roommate search through the housing portal.
  2. Step 3

    Returning Student Timeline

    Fall Quarter Housing Timeline

    • January 16, 2024
      Continuing Student Housing Application opens at 5 p.m.
    • February 20, 2024
      Continuing Student Housing Application priority deadline:
      • All Rising Sophomores must have campus housing applications submitted by this date at 4:30 p.m.
      • Rising Juniors, Seniors, and Grad students must complete the campus housing application by 4:30 p.m. on this date to be eligible for the campus housing lottery. All campus housing applications received after this date from Rising Juniors and Seniors or Grad students is automatically be waitlisted.
    • February 23, 2024
      Campus Housing lottery time slots are announced (an email will be sent to your Seattle U account).
    • February 23, 2024
      Deadline to submit accommodation requests to Disability Services
    • February 27 to March 1, 2024
      Campus Housing selection for the 2024-2025 Academic Year
      • Students will log onto the SU Housing Portal at their assigned date/time to select a room in the building(s) from which they are eligible to choose.
    • March 4, 2024
      Campus Housing wait list is published. Students are notified via SU email with their waitlist number.
    • April 2, 2024
      General Cancelation deadline
    • April 15, 2024
      Extended deadline to cancel housing if a student is living at Vi Hilbert or The Douglas
  3. Step 4

    Resources for More Information

We’re Here For You

For information about housing and dining, contact us Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Housing and Residence Life

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