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Fall 2020 Updates

Here are the latest updates regarding on-campus housing for Fall 2020:

Students entering Appalachian State University as new first-year students are required to live on campus and are guaranteed on-campus housing. The majority of residents on campus can expect to have a roommate, suitemates or apartment-mates for Fall 2020.

Information regarding Fall Move-In procedures can be found on the Fall Move-In page.

Information regarding exemptions to the first-year student housing requirement can be found on the Housing Exemption page.

Housing contracts for Fall 2020 that were signed last spring remain unchanged. If you are a returning student who selected a space through the room selection process last spring and signed a Residence Hall License Contract, your are contractually obligated to live on campus for the duration of the academic year (both Fall and Spring semesters).

Continuing students who are enrolled in all online classes for the Fall 2020 semester and will be living with their parents/guardians at their permanent address for the term who wish to request an exemption from the housing requirement must complete the Housing Exemption request and submit it to University Housing.

Information regarding exemptions for continuing students can be found on the Housing Exemption page.

If you have a housing accommodation request on the bassis of disability, you must complete the requesting of an accommodation process with the Office of Disability Resources , which is the designated office to determine reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and must:

  • Include sufficient documentation meeting University guidelines.
  • Address the impact of the disability supporting the need for housing accommodations.

Requests should be submitted as soon as possible in order to ensure availability and options. This includes requests for single-room accommodations for students with underlying conditions.

Information regarding housing accommodations can be found on the Housing Accommodations page.

University Housing has developed detailed policies and procedures that will ensure physical distancing, intensified cleaning and other safety measures in the residence halls. Detailed information regarding these polices and procedures can be found on the Residence Hall Safety Precautions page.

The residence hall guest and visitation policy has been revised for Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. The new policy will be a multi-step approach based on guidance from the UNC System and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Information regarding the updated guest and visitation policies can be found on the Housing Policies page under "Student Behavior".

For billing and refund information, please visit the Student Accounts website.