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Frequently Asked Questions

Log into OneStop and you will see a 'Housing' icon.  Click on this icon to be directed to our Housing Application Portal where you can apply for Housing, check application status, roommate information, etc.  

All freshmen, under 21 years of age, not living with their parents or legal guardians are required to live on campus while classified as a freshman. This helps strengthen chances for college success.

No, a housing prepayment must accompany your application/license agreement for University housing and cannot be taken from financial aid or scholarship awards.  This $100 prepayment fee is not a deposit and will be applied toward your housing costs for the academic year you are applying for.  

Yes, you can.  The Office of the Bursar has an Installment Plan available in the Fall and Spring semester.  For more details contact the Business Office. Starting Fall 16 - Spring 17, there are monthly payment plan options.  Please contact the Office of the Bursar for infromation.  
You can find out anytime who your roomate is once you have booked a room.  You simply log into OneStop, click on the 'Housing' icon and click continue on Roommate Information. This will show you the name, email address, bed space, and the major of your roomate(s).
Yes and no; regrettably space is limited. Private rooms are awarded based on available space.
Yes and no. We have limited provisions to house students temporarily, until a permanent assignment is made.
Yes. We require all residential students to have a residential meal plan. Students living in Emerald Hill and Two River Apartments are not required to have meal plans due to their distance from our dining venues.
Please check Dates and Deadlines on our website.
There is not one answer to this question. Please read your housing/license agreement carefully. It contains important information. Once signed, it is binding for the entire academic year.  If you feel the need to get out of your contract, you are welcome to fill out a Contract Release Form and submit it to the housing office.  We will let you know whether your request in denied or approved.
You may reserve your room now for the fall or spring semesters. Although class schedules may not be the same, you must comply with the main campus calendar as it relates to housing requirements, dates, etc..  
There is no curfew. You may come and go as you please, although certain outside doors are locked at specified hours. Please carry your keys with you at all times.
Although custodial workers are employed in all residence halls/apartments to keep all public areas and public/community bathrooms clean, you are expected to clean your own room and bathrooms.
Residence halls remain open during the Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Break periods. Special housing arrangements may be offered for other break periods but the University reserves the right to make such determinations on a break-by-break basis. There will be a daily charge for occupancy during specific break periods.
No. Due to the demand for on-campus space, you must be enrolled. If you withdraw from school, you must check out of your room within 24 hours, unless an extension is granted by the Director of Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services.
Always be sure to update and address changes with the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration, and the Office of Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services.
No. These appliances are not allowed in the residence halls due to the potential for overload of the electrical system and the potential of fire. Fans, however, are permitted if they plug directly into the wall outlet.
Yes, but only if they are registered with a hall staff member and do not create a disturbance to your roommate or other residents. Guests of residents are not permitted to stay for longer than 2 nights per week. Students residing in University housing are responsible for assuring that their guests are aware of and comply with all policies and procedures of the University residence halls.
No. The University does not assume responsibility at any time for the private property of its students and is not liable for the loss or damage of any article for personal property anywhere on the premises. You or your parents are encouraged to carry appropriate insurance to cover your personal belongings.
No. Because the residence halls are used for summer school, camps, conferences, and under renovations during the summer months, students are not allowed to store any belongings or property on campus during the summer.
Absolutely! Personalization should occur after you have moved on campus and within the guidelines set by the Office of Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services.
Not when you are a First time Freshman, but you can with an approved submitted pet application when you are an Upperclass resident.  Animal friendly Housing is in Emerald Hill Apartments.  Please visit http://www.apsu.edu/housing/pet-policy-application for more infromation.