|Welcome Weekend - New Students|| Friday, August 24 - |
Sunday, August 26
|Returning Student Check-in - |
| Saturday, August 25: 9:00a - 2:00p |
Sunday, August 26: 2:00p - 7:00p
|Mandatory Floor Meetings|| Monday, August 27 - |
Friday, August 31
|Room Inspections Open||Monday, August 27 - |
Friday, August 31
|Last Day to Submit Bed |
Bunking Request (free of charge)
|Friday, September 7|
|Last Day to Change Meal Plan||Friday, September 7|
|Room Change Process Opens||Monday, September 10|
|Fall Health and Safety Inspections||Friday, September 28|
|Residence Life Survey Opens||Thursday, November 1|
|Spring 2019 Housing Application and|
Off-Campus Petitions Available
|Monday, November 12-|
Friday, November 16
|Residence Life Survey Closed||Thursday, November 15|
|Mandatory Floor Meetings |
(Christmas Checkout Information)
|Monday, November 26|
|Last Day to Submit Room Change|
Requests for FA2018
|Friday, November 30|
|Residence Halls Close||Friday, December 14 by 7:00pm|
|Residence Halls Close - Graduating|
Students/Spring Room Changes
|Saturday, December 15 by 5:00pm|
|New Student Spring Check-in ||Friday, January 11; 8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Room Inspections Open for New |
|Friday, January 11 - |
Friday, January 18
|Returning Students Spring Check-in |
at Tower's Lobby
|Saturday, January 12; 9:00am - 2:00pm|
Sunday, January 13; 2:00pm - 7:00pm
|Last Day to Submit Bed Bunking Request |
(free of charge)
|Friday, January 25|
|Last Day to Change Meal Plans||Friday, January 25|
|Room Change Process Open||Monday, January 28|
|Summer Housing Application Open||Friday, February 15|
|Summer Housing Application and |
Deposit Due ($100)
|Friday, March 1|
|Fall 2019 Housing Deposit Open ($300)||Friday, March 1|
|Fall 2019 On and Off Campus Housing |
Applications Open (housing portal)
|Monday, April 1|
|Last Day for Full Summer Housing |
|Monday, April 1|
|Room Selection Open |
*Assigned times sent to VU email
|Tuesday, April 2|
|Last Day to Submit Room Change |
Forms for SP2019
|Monday, April 15|
|Mandatory Floor Meeting - Spring |
|Tuesday, April 23 - |
Friday, April 26
|Last Day for Full Housing |
|Tuesday, May 1|
|Residence Halls Close - Non-Graduating Students||Friday, May 10 by 7:00pm|
|Residence Halls Close - Graduating Seniors||Saturday, May 11 by 5:00pm|
2018-2019 Housing Pricing
|Residence Hall||Occupancy||Semester Price|
|Laguna and Huntington Hall||Triple||$2,680|
|Balboa and Newport Hall||Double||$3,170|
|Balboa and Newport Hall||Quad||$2,845|
|Vanguard Centre A||Double||$3,255|
|Vanguard Centre B||Double||$2,865|
|Vanguard Centre C||Double||$3,255|
|Vanguard Centre D||Quad||$3,140|
2018-2019 Board Pricing
|On-Campus Meal Plans||Semester Price|
|10 meals per week with $200 Flex||$1,975|
|12 meals per week with $175 Flex||$2,125|
|15 meals per week with $150 Flex||$2,310|
|19 meals per week with $100 Flex||$2,490|
*All students living on campus must select a meal plan
|Commuter Meal Plans||Price|
*Commuter meal plans are for VC and off-campus students only. Commuter meal plans can be purchased online at www.vanguard.edu/commutermeals or through the Office of Accounting.
- What if I want to live off-campus?
- What if I can't afford to live on campus, but I am required to?
- When do I get my room and room assignment information?
- When do I move in?
- What do I bring?
- What furniture is already in my room?
- Where do I do my laundry?
- Is there a curfew for on-campus housing?
- What other policies do I have to follow?
- How do I receive mail on-campus?
- How to apply for a parking permit?
All single freshman and sophomore traditional undergraduate students under 21 years of age and required to live in on-campus housing unless they are living with their parent/legal guardian.
To apply for off-campus housing, please complete the off-campus petition. All students must complete this petition in order to be approved for off-campus housing.
Students will be able to see their room assignment and roommate on August 1st on the myVU portal. You will need to use your student login information to access the portal. On August 1st, please visit myvu.vanguard.edu.
Welcome Weekend for new students for the 2018-2019 academic year begins August 24, 2018. For more information regarding welcome weekend, please visit the New Student Orientation web page.
Returning students will be able to move into the Residence Halls during the following check-in times:
- Saturday, August 25 from 9:00am - 2:00pm in the Tower's Lobby.
- Sunday, August 26 from 2:00pm - 7:00pm in the Tower's Lobby.
If students cannot make these times, they can check into the Residence Life Office on Monday, August 27 between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Checkout our packing list for what to bring and what not to bring to the Residence Halls.
If students are interested in bringing a portable AC unit to campus, they must submit an application for approval. Applications are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. There is a $50 fee that will be applied to students accounts if they are approved to have an AC unit.
All of our Residence Halls, except for Vanguard Centre are equipped with XL twin beds, desks, dressers, and desk chairs. For more information regarding each building's features and amenities, please click here.
All students are required to abide by our Code of Conduct. If you are living in the Residence Halls, you will also need to familiarize yourself with our housing policies. Students can find these policies in our Student Handbook, which is located on our Student Life web page.