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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.  The Housing Application is now open for the 2024-2025 academic year.  Learn more and apply!


Winter Break 2023

The Residence Halls will be closed from 5pm Friday December 8th through Noon Sunday, January 7th for Winter Break.

Leaving Campus for the Break?
You do not need to fill out anything, or move out of your room.  Keep your keys and click the link below to make sure your room is ready for the break!

Staying On Campus for Any or All of the Break?
If you are Leaving Late, Returning Early, or staying the Entire Break you must complete the Winter Break Stayover Form (emailed to students on November 27th) by 4pm on December 5th.  With the exception of Arbor Park residents, Students staying for winter break will be consolidated together in one hall.  **All Residents (besides those in Arbor Park) who sign up to stay for any or all of the break will be charged the $250 Stayover Fee to their student account.**

Family Housing at WOU

Western Oregon University offers housing options for Families and Non-Traditional Students with a spouse, domestic partner and/or dependents. 

All applicants must have a spouse or domestic partner and/or dependent children to apply for an apartment. “Dependent(s)” are defined as anyone meeting the dependent definitions as outlined in the Internal Revenue Code. 

  • All applicants (with the exception of interim incoming Staff or Faculty) must be a full-time student (8 credit hours for undergraduate students nd 6 for graduate students at Western Oregon University prior to occupying a Family Housing Apartment.
  • Staff transitioning to WOU are limited to one year of occupancy.
  • Use the links below for more information or to submit your application today!