Summer 2016 Housing Applications are Available!


On-campus housing is available for both male and female students as space permits. Students must be registered in a credit-bearing academic course while residing in summer housing. 

Uptown East Apartments will be used for Summer Housing. Apartment amenities include air-conditioning, internet, cable, furnished living room with television, kitchen with all major appliances, washer/dryer unit and private bedroom with full-sized bed and private bathroom.  Apartments are provided with the necessary furniture, but students must supply their own bedding, pillows, towels, kitchen utensils, pots, pans, etc. 

Summer Housing Information and Dates:

Session I: Monday, May 16-Saturday, June 25

  • Students residing in Summer Housing for Session I need to complete an Extended Stay Application to stay in their current housing from May 13-May 18.  Extended Stay Applications will be available until May 2 at 5 PM via Housing Self-Service.
  • All students residing in Summer I housing will reside in temporary housing for approximately 2 weeks, until space is ready in Uptown East Apartments.
  • If a student is only in summer housing for Session I, the student must check out of their residence hall space by Noon on Saturday, June 25.

Session II: Sunday, June 26-Saturday, August 6

  • Students residing in Summer II housing ONLY can check in starting at Noon on Sunday, June 26.
  • All students will be expected to move out of summer housing by Noon on August 6. 

How to Apply for Summer Housing

Current students can access the Summer Housing Application via their Housing Self-Service via DataVU.  The Summer Housing Application for Summer I and/or Summer II is under the Applications tab on your home screen. Incoming students click HERE to complete a Summer Housing Application.

Summer Housing Deadline

The Office of Residential Life must receive applications for Summer Housing by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 22, 2016.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact your RA, RLC, or our office.

Residence Hall Closing & Extended Stay

The residence halls will close on WEDNESDAY, MAY 11th at noon.

Extended Stay Housing:

All students are expected to vacate their university housing within 24 hours of their last exam OR by Noon on Wednesday May 11th. 

Students who meet the following criteria may apply for Extended Stay Housing in their building:

  • International or INTERLINK Students
  • VU athletes competing in a spring season sport
  • Current senior graduating in May 2016
  • Sibling of a graduating senior who also attends VU
  • Students participating in graduation ceremonies (choral, band, orchestra, ushers, etc.)
  • Students registered for Summer Session I, who are staying in University-owned summer housing
  • Student workers whom are essential for campus operations

Students ARE NOT automatically eligible for Extended Stay Housing if they hold an on or off campus job that is not directly associated with a credit-bearing academic program.

If you do not meet any of the above criteria for Extended Stay Housing, you may submit a request based on an "Other" type of reason. PLEASE NOTE that if you are approved for Extended Stay Housing for reasons outside of the above criteria, you will be charged a $25 per night fee for utilizing University Extended Stay Housing.

How to Apply for Extended Stay Housing

To access the Extended Stay Housing Application, log onto your Housing Self-Service via your DataVU. The application is under the Applications tab on your home screen.


Extended Stay Housing Application Deadline

The Office of Residential Life must receive applications for Extended Stay Housing by 5:00 PM on Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Additionally, students who do not properly sign up for Extended Stay Housing by the posted deadlines and need accommodations may also have to pay a late application fee ($25) to receive permission to reside on campus.

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