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Housing Policy Requirement

Chicago Campus - Undergraduate Students

Students requesting to be exempt from housing will need to complete the housing policy exemption form [PDF] which is also available from the Office of Residence Life (WB 1413). The form states what documentation is required.  Completed forms can be submitted to reslife@roosevelt.edu or by dropping it off or mailing to the Office of Residence Life (WB 1413), 425 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL  60605. The Housing appeals board will review requests and a letter will be sent to the student with the decision.

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences, Evelyn T. Stone University College of Professional Studies, College of Education, and Walter E. Heller College of Business

All new first-year, full-time students enrolled at the Chicago Campus of Roosevelt University are required to live in University housing for their first two years. This policy applies to students who:

  • have earned fewer than 30 semester hours of transferable college credit.
  • are under the age of 21 on the first day of the initial term of enrollment.

The following exceptions may apply:

  • a student who lives at home with his/her parent(s) or legal guardian.
  • a student who is married and/or is a parent.
  • a student with clearly demonstrated financial need that causes a significant gap between the financial aid award and the student/family resources.
  • a student who should not live on campus because of medical or psychological reasons.

Students in the Chicago College of Performing Arts

All new first-year, full-time students enrolled at the Chicago Campus of Roosevelt University are required to live in University housing for their first two years. This policy applies to students who are under the age of 21 on the first day of the initial term of enrollment, regardless of accumulated credit hours.

The following exceptions may apply:

  • a student who is married and/or is a parent.
  • a student with clearly demonstrated financial need that causes a significant gap between the financial aid award and the student/family resources.
  • a student who should not live on campus because of medical or psychological reasons (documentation required).

Performing arts students requesting an exemption from housing must contact the Chicago College of Performing Arts.