Grad/Theo New Resident Information
Residence Life and Housing
Ehinger Center 138
Limited Housing Available for Graduate and Theological Students
Graduate Student Housing Deadline
June 1st – Housing application deadline for returning and new graduate students.
June 15th – Notification of placement decisions for new graduate students.
July 1st – Notification of placement decisions for returning graduate students.
The University’s approved housing assignment priority is as follows:
– New international single graduate students
– New international graduate students with families
– New domestic single graduate students
– New domestic graduate students with families
– Returning international and domestic graduate students
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Housing Agreements are offered on a yearly basis only, and policy states that priority is for incoming students. Every resident must reapply for housing for the next housing agreement term.
If you anticipate needing to live on campus for an additional year as a returning full-time student, please visit drew.edu/housingportal, navigate to “Forms,” and complete a returning student housing application by June 1st. Decisions on Returning Graduate Student Housing Applications for the next academic year will be communicated to you on or before July 1st. Returning student housing applications are reviewed and placement decisions will be determined by availability.
The following qualifications, rules and regulations apply to residents in all Graduate and Theological student housing. Housing is available for:
- Students who have officially accepted admission into the University;
- Students who have paid an enrollment deposit and housing deposit;
- Only full-time, degree-seeking students of the University. A minimum of nine (9) credits per semester or maintenance and matriculation are required to classify a student as full-time for the academic year.
Housing is not guaranteed and may only be available for the initial year of your program.
- Housing is available at the end of August for the fall semester and at the end of January for the spring semester. The University cannot accommodate new students in the residence halls any earlier.
- Married couples and domestic partners must be able to provide documentation of their status, if requested. Documentation can be a marriage certificate, domestic partnership agreement, mortgage agreement or deed showing joint ownership, co-parenting agreement or another document that establishes a joint responsibility for each others welfare and financial obligations. In the case of separation or divorce, the University will continue to offer housing to the the student only.
University Policy on Family Housing Unit Capacity
One-bedroom units are located in Tipple. The living/dining/kitchen areas are approximately 12’ x 14’ and the bedroom approximately 10’ x 12’. Bathrooms have a stall shower. These units are reserved for couples, couples with one child under the age of ten or a single parent with two children of the same sex or two children of the opposite sex if both are under the age of ten. The maximum capacity for a one-bedroom unit is a family of three people.
Two-bedroom units are located in Tipple. The two-bedroom unit is similar in size and layout to the one-bedroom unit, but with one additional bedroom. Two-bedroom units are limited to couples and single parents with at least one child over the age of ten, single parents and couples with two children of the same sex or two children of opposite sex under the age of ten. The maximum capacity for a two-bedroom unit is a family of four people.
Three-bedroom units are limited to couples and single parents with at least two children of the opposite sex, one of whom is ten or more, or three children. The maximum capacity for a three-bedroom unit is a family of six people.
Note: The family size and age of children on July 1 of each year determine the appropriate housing unit for each family.
Single Student Housing Units
9- OR 12- MONTH RESIDENCY
Tipple Hall is also used for single student housing. Single occupancy rooms are available where students have their own private room but, share the kitchen, bathroom and common area with one to three other students. Bedrooms have a bed, dresser, desk and chair for each student.