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The University Housing office is open and our staff are eager to answer housing and dining questions. Please observe social distancing guidelines when seeking assistance within our office. 

Business hours: 9 a.m. – Noon, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

503-838-8311, 1-877-877-1593 (toll-free)   |   housing@wou.edu   |   Also available through Google Hangouts   |   HOUSING CV-19 Updates



Housing Selection 2020

Students submitting their Housing Reservation forms after this date will be added to the Selection group and will be able to access the Selection Process in priority date order (the date that their completed reservation form was received by University Housing) from 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 28.


NOTE:  The Residence Halls are very full. We are processing new reservation requests and working to place students off waitlists as space is available. Thank you for your patience!

If you are experiencing difficulties in finding an open space to choose, please email
University Housing with your name, student V# and a request to be placed on a waitlist for the hall of your preference. 

Questions:  Contact University Housing


Fall Term Move-In Week


July is fading fast and we are making plans for FALL TERM!

This year, we have tentatively set up move-in to allow for social distancing. Move-in will take place over the course of a week, by individual appointment.

You will receive information regarding Move-In appointments later this summer, along with your Residential Housing Contract, Emergency Information Authorization Form and your opportunity to select your meal plan for the coming year.

Please see the link below for Move-In Week details.

Family Housing has Apartments available now to qualifying applicants – APPLY TODAY!

– Family Housing at Western Oregon University- 

Housing and Dining

Your campus experience

Living on campus is one of the most rewarding experiences you will have while attending WOU. On campus living will make it easy to study with other students with like interests/fields of study. You will have the opportunity to live with and create friendships with individuals who are both similar and diverse from you. The community that you join will support and sustain you through-out your educational years and quite possibly throughout your lifetime.

If you have questions, or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us!

housing@wou.edu, 503-838-8311

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Campus Living

With convenient access to classroom buildings, Valsetz Dining Hall and other campus services living on campus puts you in the heart of campus and in the middle of everything!


Housing Options

Find your perfect fit

Make yourself at home

Whether you are a First-Year student, you transfer to WOU, or are an international student.
Welcome! We invite you to call Western Oregon University home.

Campus Dining

Fresh. Fun. Healthy.

Campus Dining offers many dining options across campus including several options for coffee on your way to class or a meeting. With many choices and flexible schedules we’ve made it easier than ever to find options that suit your lifestyle, your budget and your dining choices. All Campus Dining locations accept meal plans, cash, credit and the Wolf Bonus Account.

WOU students getting food

At Western Oregon University, our students are our priority. Campus Dining prepares amazing food for you and has set their schedule to meet your busy lifestyle with locations across campus. Find out Where to Eat on campus, along with links to Ooperating Hours, specials and menus as well as nutritional information. Don’t forget to reach out to Campus Dining with suggestions or requests – use our Howl About It comment cards!

Western Oregon University serves as a strong advocate for our environment and Campus Dining has long been a trend-setter in promoting sustainable lifestyles and practices. The ReWOUsable To-Go Container program is just one way that you as a student can have an impact and do your part to save our precious resources.

Follow Wolfie and use your ReWOUsables!

Vegetables on a cutting board

Campus Dining works tirelessly to ensure that you have a varied selection of fresh, healthy, balanced and affordable menu items to choose from. Our Residential Meal Plans offer affordable, sensible plans to see you through the year. For Staff and Off Campus WOU students, try out the Wolf Bonus Account. It is good for purchases at all dining locations on campus, way more convenient than cash and you get a 5% discount on each purchase!

Our staff has developed a variety of menu options for students with food allergies. We work closely with students to address other dietary needs and update menus seasonally. For details see Healthy Options, or take a look at the weekly menu for Valsetz Dining Hall.

Special Requests? NO problem, use our Howl About It comment cards!