Where and when do I check-in for housing?
Freshman A&O Sessions June 24 - August 22: Check in for your housing reservation will be located in Willow Hall.
Freshman A&O Sessions August 26 - August 29: Check in for your housing reservation will be located in Lander Hall.
For more information regarding housing view the housing information page. The Willow and Lander Hall front desks are both open 24 hours.
Parent Housing is a separate process. Learn more on our Parent Housing website.
What do I need to bring?
Bed linens, towels, and a bar of soap are provided, but be sure to otherwise bring your own toiletries. You will share a room with another A&O attendee.
What is the cost?
The night between Day 1 and Day 2 is $74. The night before and the night after is $68 each. A meal card is provided for breakfast on Day 2, dinner is provided on the night of Day 1, and lunch is provided on both days at A&O. The attendee is responsible for all other meals and snacks.
Lost Key Charges
Any student who does not return their room key upon checking out will be charged $120, as per the cost of the room lock change. Keys returned late will still result in the $120 fee.
Two-Week Cancellation Policy
The deadline for canceling any or all of your housing reservations is 12 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on the day two weeks prior to the start date of your A&O session. Any cancellations made after that will still be responsible for all charges associated with the overnight stay. Housing does accept walk-ins.
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