Here at AU, residence life is about more than just where you live. This is your community, your friends, and your family while at college. The intentional relationships that you build with your RD, RA, roommate, and floormates can make positive, lasting impressions on your life and your relationship with Christ.

New Students will be assigned housing during the summer months.

Returning Students enter room draw every spring semester to select their room for the following school year.

Residence Hall Room Draw: Dates & Process

Fill out the online Residence Hall Application by Monday, April 12  at 11:59 p.m.
ALL ROOMMATES MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION!

  • Women come on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Reardon Lobby for Residence Hall  Room Draw check-in.
  • Once you have checked in, Residence Hall Room Draw will begin at 8 p.m.
  • Men come on Wednesday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m. in Reardon Lobby for Residence Hall Room  Draw check-in.
  • Once you have checked in, Residence Hall Room Draw will begin at 9 p.m.
  • You will be given a number at check-in. Numbers are determined based off of the number of credit hours you have.
  • Once your number is called, you and your whole group, will come up and select your room!
  • If your desired room or building is not available, you can select a different room and be put on the waiting list for your desired room/building.
  • After you have selected your room, you are free to go!

Priority will be given to full rooms first! If you do not have a roommate, you will have to wait until all pairs have selected their rooms. You will then have the opportunity to select any open room, with the understanding we have the right to fill available spaces with another student at random.

Housing Policy Appeal Process
  • If a student is not eligible according to the criteria as stated in the Housing Policy, and believe they have a legitimate exception to the Housing Policy and would like to appeal, they may do so by requesting an appeal packet from housing@anderson.edu. Please specify which appeal packet you would like sent to you (commuter or off-campus).
  • Complete & Return all required documentation to Student Life (second floor of Decker Hall). Student appeals will be heard by the Housing Appeal Committee and will be notified of their decision via email.
  • Appeals will not be accepted after the end of finals week. 
  • All appeals that are turned in prior to room draw (exact date TBA) will be notified of the committee’s decision before room draw.
  • If your appeal packet is submitted after that date, the committee cannot guarantee a decision on your appeal before room draw.

Policy Enforcement: Any student found to be living off-campus/commuting without eligibility or approval will be subject to Disciplinary Probation and fines totaling the amount of two semesters worth of current on-campus housing charges.

Emotional Support Animals

Students wishing to request an Emotional Support Animal, please read the following policy. If you feel you meet the requirements, please contact housing@anderson.edu or call (765) 641-4190 for the newest updated application.

On-Campus Apartments & Eligibility

Who is eligible to live in an On-Campus Apartment?
By the end of Semester I:

Any student who has achieved at minimum Junior status (52+ credit hours)
OR any student who has been out of high school a minimum of two years.

Fair Commons

1 person apartment – 2 Female, 1 Male
2 person apartment – 2 Female, 1 Male
4 person apartment – 23 Female, 12 Male

South Campus
2 person apartment (shared bedrooms) – 3 Female, 1 Male
2 person apartment (private bedrooms) – 1 Female
3 person apartment – 1 Female, 0 Male
4 person apartment – 12 Female, 5 Male

Tara East
3 person apartment – 5  Male
4 person apartment – 4 Male

University Terrace
4 person apartment- 20 Female

Apartment Room Draw: Dates & Process

Apartment Draw: Those students who will have 52 credit hours or more NEXT year (Fall 2019) or who have been out of high school for two years will be eligible.

Fill out the online Apartment Application by Monday, March 25 at 11:59 p.m.
ALL ROOMMATES MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION

  • Women come on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. for Apartment Draw
  • Once you have checked in, Apartment Draw will begin at 8 p.m.
  • Men come on Wednesday, April 3 at 8:30 p.m. for Apartment Draw
  • Once you have checked in, Apartment Draw will begin at 9 p.m.
  • You will be given a number at check-in. Numbers are determined based off of the number of credit hours you have.
  • Once your number is called, you and your whole group, will come up and select your room!
  • If your desired apartment is not available when your number is called, you may select a different apartment and be added on the waiting list for your desired apartment.
  • After you have selected your apartment, you are free to go!

Priority will be given to full apartments first! If you do not have a full apartment, (ex. 3 people instead of 4 people) you will have to wait until all full apartments have selected their rooms. You will then have the opportunity to select any open apartment, with the understanding we have the right to fill available spaces with another student at random.

Squatting an Apartment
If you would like to squat your apartment:
  • In order to be eligible to squat your apartment, you must have a FULL group AND at least half of your 2018-2019 group must make up your 2019-2020 group. Capacity is not how many students currently live in the apartment; capacity is how many the apartment can house when full.
  • Complete the Apartment Squatter’s Rights Form at housing.anderson.edu
  • You must enter 7-digit ID #s for each member of your group on the online application
  • If you meet the above criteria, you will be placed in your assigned apartment and will NOT need to enter room draw.
  • Apartment Squatter forms are due by 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019.

All applications will be made available on Tuesday, March 1 at 8 a.m. The applications can be found at housing.anderson.edu