On-campus housing at Slippery Rock University provides you with a fun, friendly and safe living environment. You know your neighbors, it's easy to get around and you feel comfortable in your surroundings. Whether you're from a big city or a small town, living on SRU’s campus offers a close-knit community that feels like home.
Please check your SRU email regularly regarding your student housing. The MyHousing Portal is used to confirm your room, select meal plans, and find contact information regarding your roommate(s).
Incoming freshmen who have submitted the $90 enrollment deposit to admissions will receive information regarding on-campus housing for Fall 2023 beginning October 31. Every Monday, emails will be sent to those students who submitted their enrollment fee that prior week. Please get in the habit of checking your SRU email. We will not use your personal email to send correpondences. Once you receive that email with specific housing information, you will be directed to log into your MyHousing Portal. Under the application tab, select New FR Students (Fall 2023) under the Application/Agreement tab. New students admitted starting fall 2023 are required to reside on campus for two years. Refer to Residence Requirement tab.
For Fall 2023-Spring 2024, transfer students will also be required to reside on campus for two year unless they have earned 60 or more college credits at their previous college/university. (Refer to Residence Requirement tab). Information will be emailed every Monday beginning on October 31. Students should expect to have a suitemate/roommate, and can select a suitemates/roommate as part of the agreement process if all parties involved do things in a timely manner.
Slippery Rock Campus Living
From our Residence Halls to our Rock Apartments, Slippery Rock University provides several different options to meet your housing needs. Living in student housing gives you more opportunities to meet new people, discover new places, access campus resources, and get involved with the SRU community. Come explore what living on-campus has to offer!
SRU Residence Halls provide a number of comfortable living options—including two and four-person suites with private bedrooms and bathrooms. Our halls are safe and secure, with locked doors, ID access, video security systems, and friendly on-site Residence Life staff. We also offer Living Learning Communities so students with similar interests live in certain halls. You also get great perks like:
- Free cable TV
- High speed internet
- In-building laundry facilities
- Study and recreational lounges (Limited occupancy due to COVID-19)
- Vending machines
One of the best things about living on Slippery Rock’s campus is that it puts so many great resources at your fingertips. You'll have convenient access to:
- Classrooms, professors, and advisors
- The library, tutors, and academic research
- Recreational facilities including a fitness (cardio and weight) room, indoor pool, track, basketball and racquetball courts, and more
- Dining services, a grill, and convenience stores
- Campus health facilities
Please visit Dining Services to review our meal plan structure. Pricing for 2022-2023 will be posted when approved. Students residing in on-campus housing (except Rock Apartments) will be assigned automatically to the default meal plan of 14 meals per week with $350 in flex funds. Off-campus and Rock Apartments residents may sign up for any meal plan beginning July 1. All students are permitted to make one change per semester to their meal plan through the first two weeks of each semester (Sept. 4, 2022). Dining Services is following all guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and local health officials in preparation for the academic year. Locations and operating hours are subject to change due to changing conditions related to COVID-19. For additional questions concerning meal plans, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about SRU student housing
Slippery Rock University is a great place to live and learn. For more information about campus living and student housing, check out our Housing Frequently Asked Questions page or contact SRU Residence Life.