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Who Has To Live On Campus

First Year Live On Requirement (FYLOR)

FIRST TIME FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS:

All students classified as freshmen (under 29 hours of WVU-accepted college credit- transferable hours earned while in high school does qualify) who will not have reached their 21st birthday by September 1, 2018 must live in a West Virginia University Residence Hall for a full academic year (Aug-May) or the following full academic year, if admitted in the spring. The following exceptions apply with verification:

COMMUTING STUDENTS:

Planning or proposing to live with a sibling or other relative does not qualify you as a commuter.

In order to be considered a commuter:

When completing the application on-line, if you are eligible to commute, a commuting option will appear on your application. Simply check that box and submit your application. It is important that we have you listed as a commuter in our system to avoid sending you mail which does not apply to you.

NON TRADITIONAL STUDENTS:

Those students 24 or older, or graduate level, or married students, or are faculty and staff seeking housing can find accommodations at University Apartments.

Visit the Off-Campus Housing Office for more information on off-campus housing.

If you have questions about your housing eligibility contact us!