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Housing Info & Policies

When you live in the residence halls, you become part of a community rich in history and tradition. Whether you will live in one of our historic buildings or one of our newer halls, you will have one important thing in common with everyone in our residential community: excellence. Students who live on campus consistently earn higher grades, feel more supported and are more involved with the UD community.

What's coming up

Processes and Applications opening soon in Residence Life and Housing

Thanksgiving Break Application opens October 20 and closes November 18 at 5 p.m.

Residence halls close at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 19 and reopen at noon on Sunday, November 28. Students living in the residence halls (except apartments) are expected to vacate by the posted time and will regain building access when the halls reopen. Residents can request to stay in the halls, learn more on the Application Guide page

 

Students new to the university in the spring or who don’t already live on campus can apply to move into the residence halls for the Spring semester. Learn more on the Application Guide.  

The 2022-2023 Resident Assistant application is open! 

Learn more on the Resident Assistant Application page

December Break Application Information Coming Soon.

For December Break, plan to leave the residence halls within 24 hours of your last final exam. All residence halls close on December 18 at 10 p.m. If you need to request a late stay for an exam, or plan to stay on campus for the full break, you'll need to fill out the December break application when it opens in the My Housing Portal. More info to come. 

 

Winter Session Housing is offered January 2–February 5, 2022. It's a great time for students to earn additional credits or participate in co-curricular opportunities. There is no additional fee for housing during Winter Break, but students do need to purchase a meal plan and will need to submit an application to gain access to their room. Learn more on the Application Guide page

The Winter Session housing application will open in the My Housing portal on October 27 with a priority deadline of December 6 at 5 p.m. Applications submitted after the priority deadline may result in delayed processing and communication from our office. Read below to find out if you are eligible for Winter Session housing and if you need to submit an application

The 2022-2023 Housing Application process will begin in Spring 2022. Returning students should note that housing is not guaranteed, but rising sophomores will be given priority for an on-campus housing contract. 

More information will be posted here as it is available. 

2021-2022 Housing Rates

All students assigned to residence halls will be charged one of our published rates for the assigned hall and room type. A charge of $4,333.00 on your student account means that you were billed for housing, but you have not yet been charged for your specific assignment.  Your charge will be adjusted once the billing functions for the term have been completed.

For rate questions, please email us.

The traditional residence halls without air conditioning include: Brown, Cannon, Harrington, Harter, Lane, New Castle, Russell, Smyth, and Thompson.

Room Type Annual Rate Semester Rate
Single room $9,874 $4,937
Single room with bath $10,874 $5,437
Double room $8,304 $4,152
Double room with bath $8,810 $4,405
Large room (triple/quad) $8,304 $4,152

The traditional residence halls with air conditioning include: Caesar Rodney, Gilbert, Kent, Redding, Sharp, South Academy Street, Squire, Sussex and Sypherd.

Room Type Annual Rate Semester Rate
Single room $10,040 $5,020
Single room with lofted bed $9,874 $4,937
Single room with bath $11,060 $5,530
Double room $8,486 $4,243
Double room with bath $8,986 $4,493
Large room (triple/quad) $8,486 $4,243
Large room (triple/quad) with bath $8,986 $4,493

The suite-style residence halls with air conditioning include: George Read, Independence, James Smith, Ray Street and Thomas McKean.

Room Type Annual Rate Semester Rate
Single room in suite $10,702 $5,351
Double/Triple room in suite $9,120 $4,560

Executive apartments can be found in multiple residence halls.

Room Type Annual Rate Semester Rate
Apartment without air conditioning $8,764 $4,382
Apartment with air conditioning $9,264 $4,632
Room Type
Annual Rate
Semester Rate
1 bedroom, 1 bath $12,960 $6,480
2 bedroom, 2 bath $10,752 $5,376
2 bedroom, 2 bath (large) $11,060 $5,530
4 bedroom, 2 bath $9,982 $4,991
4 bedroom, 4 bath $10,174 $5,087

 

Residence Life & Housing is part of the Division of Student Life, which contributes and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive and supportive communities, so that all students may thrive at UD and beyond.