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University Housing & Campus Dining

Mission statement

The Office of University Housing and Campus Dining is dedicated to excellence by fostering a healthy, supportive, and sustainable community living-learning experience through encouraging and educating our students and staff to: adapt to an evolving society; grow personally and academically and recognize their impact as inclusive and responsible global citizens.

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On-Campus Living at Western - What will it be like? What does it have to offer to your child specifically?

Use the link above to access a virtual booklet to gain some insight into life in the Residence Halls at Western Oregon University!


Hopefully, the links on this page will provide you with the information and resources you will need to help you as you mentor your student through the academic year and into their future! If you are still unable to find what you need, see our Housing Basics webpage, or please feel free to contact University Housing & Campus Dining with your request.


Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! The residential complex will be closed from 5 pm on Wednesday, November 26th through Noon on Sunday, November 30th. Residential students are welcome to remain on-campus for this break. There is no charge to stay for this break, but students must sign up on the WOU Portal by 5 pm on Tuesday, November 25th to be eligible to stay for the break. Use the links below for detailed information.

--> Term Ending Information - Spring Term

As we near the end of any term during the academic year, there are deadlines and information specific to that particular term that are important to, and will impact our residents. In the interest of informing parents and family members as well as our residents, we have created the following document for your use. Please feel free to contact University Housing if you have any questions regarding end of term procedures or deadlines.


Currently Our Spring Email was routed to incoming students with detailed information regarding the coming academic year. Use the links below to access that information.

  • Spring Email NOTE: To hold their housing placement, incoming students should confirm their housing online on the WOU Portal by completing our online confirmation by 5 pm, Friday, June 5th

Currently we are also in the process of finalizing information regarding the End of Year check-out process for our current residents!

Please check back here within the week (last week of May) for check-out information for your student.



If you are planning a visit to campus and are looking for accommodations within the community, we have put together a listing of local bed and breakfast's that may be helpful to you as you plan your stay. Use the link below to access this page.

PROPOSED RATES - Proposed Rates for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

For more information on rates for the Residence Halls, please see our COSTS WEBPAGE

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    University Housing 503-838-8311 | or e-mail: housing@wou.edu

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