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The Office of Residence Life coordinates housing for over 2,000 members of the UP student, staff, and faculty community in traditional residence halls, two apartment-style halls for upperclassmen, and over 20 University-owned off-campus houses. In addition, Residence Life, located in Tyson Hall 123, coordinates online and on-paper listings for roommates needed and available apartments/houses for rent in the area.

Quick Facts

  • There are nine traditional residence halls on campus: three male, three female, and three co-ed. There are also two apartment-style halls housing juniors and above.
  • In every residence hall you'll find a hall director, one or two assistant hall directors, and one or two pastoral residents (Holy Cross priests or brothers).
  • All first-time freshmen are required to live on campus, except those who receive an approved exemption.
  • 74% of freshmen living on campus in 2015-16 chose to return to the halls for 2016-17.
  • 94% of on-campus students surveyed said they were very or somewhat satisfied with their experience in UP housing.