Apply for Housing
All freshman and sophomore students are required to live and dine on campus and must complete and submit the On-Campus Housing Application. The Housing fee must
be paid no later than June 4th for the Fall semester and January 1st for the Spring semester.
On-Campus Applications will be processed upon receipt; however, space availability is limited, so apply today! Please note that all residence halls will be closed for winter break in December and spring break in March. No housing will be provided for students during these breaks.
New and Transfer Students
All new and transfer students who plan to live on campus must complete a Housing Reservation application. Housing applications are processed on a first-come first-served basis and upon space availability. New and Transfer students must also pay a non-refundable
Enrollment Fee of $75. Forms will not be processed without the required fee. Credit card payments will be accepted online or by calling the Cashier's Office at 919-546-8655 or 919-546-8678. Please click the Housing and New Student Orientation
link to complete your housing application and to learn about your next steps!
Housing and New Student Orientation
Returning and Readmit Students
All returning and readmit students who plan to live on campus must complete a Housing Reservation application and pay the non-refundable $75 housing fee. Forms will not be processed without the required fee. Credit card payments will be accepted online
or by calling the Cashier's Office at 919-546-8655 or 919-546-8678. Housing applications submitted after the deadline will be accepted on a first come first serve basis and upon space availability.
Housing Reservation Application
Students requesting to live off campus must complete the Off-Campus Housing application and must meet at least one of the following conditions for approval:
- Live with a parent or legal guardian within fifty miles of campus
- Be at least 21 years of age or older
- Be a veteran who has served more than 180 or more consecutive days
- Have a dependent who resides with you
Off-Campus Housing Application
Frequently Asked Questions
Need to know what to bring or what to leave as you prepare to live on campus? Visit the FAQs page
for a list of basic questions about campus living?
Personal Property Insurance
Shaw University assumes no responsibility for the loss, damage, or theft of student property in the residence halls. All students are encouraged to purchase their own personal property insurance from the provider of their choice.
Smoking and Alcohol Policies
Shaw University is an alcohol and smoke-free campus. All students and visitors must adhere to the University smoking and alcohol policies. Smoking in any form is prohibited anywhere on campus. Students found in violation of these policies may receive
a university sanction and be subject to dismissal from university housing.