Each of our policies are split up into sections to make it easier to find what you are looking for.
Most freshmen and sophomores are required to live in the residence halls unless they live within a specified distance. Students commuting from their parent’s/legal guardian’s permanent home within 45 miles of campus may be exempted from the housing requirement by completing the Commuter Card process. Additionally, UWO will exempt anyone from the housing requirement if one or more of the following are true by the first day of the upcoming fall semester:
- They have successfully earned at least 48 credits;
- They are at least 21 years of age;
- They have lived in a residence hall for four semesters;
- They are married; or
- They are a veteran.
For your convivence, we have PDFs for the Student Nonacademic Disciplinary Procedures and Conduct On University Lands. Please feel free to download and save them for future reference. Please follow the link to our Registrars website to find out more about the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act or FERPA.
Rights and Responsibilities Handbook
To support the university’s efforts in sustainability, limited hard copies of this handbook are available in the Department of Residence Life and through your Residence Hall Director.
You can download the handbook in it’s entirety below in a .pdf format. If you do not an Acrobat Reader, you can download one from the Adobe website
These are forms to be filled out by the student for Special requests such as Appealing Housing regulations, martial arts equipment in residence Halls and commuter cards.