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Policy Title: University Housing – Eligibility

University Policy #2110


Effective Date

August 1981

Responsible Party

Vice President for Student Affairs, (208) 426-2384

Scope and Audience

This policy applies to University students seeking on-campus housing.


1. Policy Purpose

To provide information on University housing at Boise State University and to establish eligibility requirements for residing in University housing.

2. Responsibilities and Procedures

2.1 Eligibility

To live in either a residence hall or in the University apartments, the individual must be admitted by the University and enrolled carrying a minimum of 8 undergraduate and/or 9 graduate credits, with priority for space given to full-time students (12 or more credits). The Residence Hall Contract is for the entire academic year, while the apartments offer a monthly lease arrangement. All students within the residence hall system are required to follow the terms of the contract which they sign, and those individuals in the apartments must likewise fulfill the terms of their lease.

2.2 Responsibility

The Office of University Housing is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of all policies and procedures pertaining to the residence halls and the apartments.

2.3 Procedures

Application procedures for prospective and current residential and apartment students:

2.3.1 Residence Halls

a.  Students wishing to reside in a residence hall must complete an application/ agreement and submit it along with the required application fee/security deposit to the Office of University Housing.

b.  The Office of University Housing will verify the status of the student to see whether or not (s)he is an enrolled qualifying student at Boise State University.

c.  The Office of University Housing oversees the student’s fulfillment of the residence hall contract conditions.

2.3.2 University Apartments

a.  Students wishing to reside in University apartments must complete an application and submit it along with the required application fee to the Office of University Housing.

b.  The Office of University Housing will verify the status of the student to see whether or not (s)he is an enrolled qualifying student at Boise State University.

c.  The Office of University Housing oversees the student’s fulfillment of the University apartments lease conditions.


Revision History

July 1995; January 2011