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The Office of University Housing and Campus Dining is dedicated to excellence by cultivating a healthy, supportive, inclusive and sustainable living-learning experience.

The Office of University Housing is open 9 am to Noon, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday to serve our residents. The office is located on the main floor in Ackerman Hall, D-4 on the campus mapPlease observe the campus mask policy and maintain 6 feet of physical distance when seeking assistance here. 

See below for contact information for University Housing, and updated information regarding COVID-19.

503-838-8311, 1-877-877-1593 (toll-free)   |   housing@wou.edu   |   COVID-19 Updates    |   Quarantine Resources        

Fall Term 2021 – IT IS MOVE-IN DAY!!!

 

We can not be MORE EXCITED to Welcome you to  FALL TERM 2021 – it will be the start of something Great! – At Last!

Students will be moving into the Residence Halls September 19-20 for this year.

Check-in Timeslots for both days are as follows:

  • 9:00 am to Noon
  • Noon to 2:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm to  5:00 pm

Please see the links below for details on Fall Move In!

COVID VACCINE COMPLIANCE DETAILS

NOTE –YOU MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH WOU’S VACCINATION POLICY TO MOVE INTO YOUR 2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR ROOM.

This means that you must be FULLY VACCINATED or have an APPROVED EXEMPTION on file with Student Health and Counseling.  The SHCC will notify us of the status of compliance status of students priot to move-in. If you are not in compliance – YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CHECK INTO YOUR ROOM .

PROOF OF VACCINE OR EXEMPT FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE STUDENT HEALTH & COUNSELING CENTER. USE THE LINK BELOW

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!

Scroll down to the red section at the bottom of the Applicaions page.
Click on the “Family Housing Application” Tab

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

Be at the center of it all

Ready to get started?

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. Visit Valsetz Dining Hall Food Court or grab a coffee at Caffe Allegro this fall. View our  Operating Hours here. Don’t forget to reach out to Campus Dining with suggestions or requests – use our Howl About It comment cards!

Valsetz Dining Hall is now offering Online and Mobile Ordering through Nutrislice during lunch! Simply download the Nutrislice App on your phone or visit wou.nutrislice.com. 

 

Steps for Online Ordering: 

1. Search Western Oregon University Menus

2. Select the Lunch Menu

3. Add food items to your cart

4. Check out! Create an account if you do not have one and select your pick up time. If you have a student meal plan select “pay with customer ID (V number) and pay for your meal at the register. Your 40% discount will be applied at the register. 

5. Pick up your meal and ENJOY!

Questions about online ordering? Email dining@mail.wou.edu

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!