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Housing Selection

I’d like to live on campus at Liberty. What are the eligibility standards?

I’m going to be a new student. How do I select my housing?

I’m considering my housing options. What are the residence halls like?

Liberty University houses over 8,000 residential students throughout seven areas of campus. Find out more about each on our Housing Selection webpage, or visit them individually:

Each residence hall is single-gender and houses students from a variety of class statuses.

This is my first semester at LU. What are the move-in/out procedures?

I want to move off campus. What are my next steps?

I want to stay on campus over the summer. How do I apply?

Housing Requests

I want to change my room assignment. How do I switch rooms?
I want to have more floor space in my room. Can I loft or bunk my bed?

Yes! We provide all of the necessary hardware for you to loft or bunk your bed. Loft Kits are available for a fee, and must be requested in advance. Find all the details on our Housing Requests webpage, or submit your Loft Kit request (typically open July-April) in the Res Life Portal.

As for installation, you may have your bed professionally adjusted, or install your bunk or loft yourself. Visit our Housing Requests webpage to submit a Work Order for assistance or to view video tutorials to learn how make the adjustments yourself.

Living On-Campus

I’m new to LU. What rules are there on campus?

What furniture can I expect to find on my residence hall?

I want to know more about Convocation. What are my expectations?

All students living on campus are required to attend Convocation and check-in with their Resident Assistant. On-campus students will sit with their hall. View our Convocation seating chart to see where your hall will be sitting.

All students are given a ‘Skip’ to use at their discretion to miss Convocation once a semester. Please notify your RA in advance if you will be using your Skip. If you need to request an exemption to miss Convocation more than once, please note the following:

    • On-Campus Students: For work-, class-, or travel-related absences known ahead of time, please submit a Permission Form on the Community Life webpage to request an exemption at least 48 hours in advance. For emergency situations, please direct your exemption request to residencelife@liberty.edu.

If you miss Convocation and wish to appeal the violation assigned, simply click on the link provided in the violation email from the Office of Community Life and submit your appeal within 48 hours. If you missed Convocation for a doctor’s appointment, please be sure to email your doctor’s note to your Resident Director after submitting your appeal.

I’m interested in a leadership role on the hall. What opportunities are available?

I’m expecting mail. How do I find my campus mailbox?
I want to decorate my dorm room. Where do I find dimensions?
I lost my room key. What should I do?

I have a disability and/or service animal. How do I request an accommodation?

The Office of Residence Life partners with the Office of Disability Accommodation Support to provide housing accommodations for students with a verifiable need. Please view the following documents to read more about requesting housing accommodations:

Leaving Campus

I’m leaving LU. What do I need to do to check out of housing?

I have some housing fines on my account. What are they?

There are a wide variety of housing fines that could appear on your account. Common charges include your housing tier, damage or cleanliness fines, early arrival or summer housing charges, and more. For a full list of billable housing charges, review the On-Campus Living Guide.

If you have any questions or concerns about fees on your account, be sure to review the detailed statement of your account in ASIST, and then contact our office for assistance.

Room Renewal

Will I be able to complete a room change during Spring 2024 even after renewing my room for the 2024-2025 academic year?

Am I eligible for Room Renewal?

Can I change my renewed room after completing the Room Renewal form?

Can I renew for a different room other than my current room?

Can I keep my things in my room over the summer since I will be moving to the same room in the Fall?

What is the benefit of Room Renewal?

How does the $250 non-refundable deposit work?

Is Room Renewal right for me?

Who cannot renew their room?

If I renew my room, will I automatically keep my roommates?

I live in Commons 3-b wing, how does room renewal work with the addition of Commons 4?
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