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General Information

To be considered for campus housing, you must first apply and be admitted to Wright State University. Campus Housing applications are processed in order of the date it and the full prepayment are received, on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on space availability. The earlier your get your application in, the more likely you are to get your housing preferences. We recommend that you print a copy of your electronic application upon completion.

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By submitting this Application/Agreement you will be eligible for a space in campus housing. Once accepted and signed by the Director of Residence Services or his/her designee, this Application/Agreement becomes a legally binding document. Your are responsible for all obligations indicated in the Terms and Conditions for the duration of the Agreement period. Please read all documents carefully to avoid any misunderstandings. The complete Terms and Conditions are now available online, in addition to our downloadable Sourcebook (PDF).


1. Complete the Application/Agreement Form.
2. Complete the Preference Sheet.
3. Mail your completed Application/Agreement, Preference Sheet, and Prepayment.

STEP 1: Completing Your Campus Housing Application/Agreement

Accuracy is important. Please complete all applicable information.

Length of Agreement refers to the quarter in which you wish to begin living in campus housing. Check only one quarter.

If you are under 18 years of age at the time you are submitting this Application/Agreement, your parent/Picture of divided pathguardian must co-sign along with you. Both signatures are needed.

Make certain you have read the Terms and Conditions and have completed all appropriate informational spaces.


We do understand that circumstance may arise to change your housing plans and cancellation may become necessary. New incoming students in an academic year contract (Residence Halls and Forest Lane ONLY) must request cancel IN WRITING. Verbal cancellation to the Office of Residence Services or other campus departments is NOT VALID. Resident of campus apartments (College Park and The Village) are under binding agreement and are subject to the Replacement Lease Process as detailed in Section III-A & B of the Campus Housing Terms & Conditions.

In your letter requesting cancellation, include your name, university ID (UID) number, and a brief explanation of why you wish to cancel. Send to: Wright State University, Office of Residence Services, Attn: Assignments Coordinator, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001.


Residence Halls and Forest Lane Applicants

 Please keep the following dates in mind:


Cancellation Date

Can I Be Released?

Prepayment for 2010-2011

(New Students)

By May 1, 2010


Full Refund ($150)

May 2 - June 1, 2010


Partial Refund ($75)

After June 1, 2010




*Residents requesting to be released must present their request in writing to Appeals Board.  For cancellation policy, see Section II-B and C of the Campus Housing Terms and Conditions.

STEP 2: Completing your Preference Information

Please complete the Preference Information for yourself for greater accuracy. Having a family member complete it for you could hamper matching you with your desired preferences and/or requested roommate(s).

Provide all requested information accurately and completely, and supply documentation where specified.

Preferences are honored whenever possible, but are not guaranteed in any way.

If any information is omitted, it will be assumed that you have no preferences, and your Application may not be accepted.

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If you are requesting roommates, make sure to include their social security number. Requests made without social security numbers will not be honored. Matching roommate applications must be received before April 1st to be considered.

Sign and date the preference sheet.

STEP 3: Mailing your packet and prepayment

  • Make sure that your Application/Agreement and Preference Sheet have been signed by you and your parent/guardian if necessary.
  • Submit the Application/Agreement and Preference Sheet along with the $150 prepayment (made payable to Wright State University).  Mail to:  Office of Residence Services, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001.

For more detailed instructions, please download the Residence Services' Sourcebook (PDF)

Apply By Mail

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