If you cannot find the answers to your questions, please feel free to contact us (814) 393-2352.
Q. When is move-in day?
A. Students living on-campus: move-in day for first-year students is typically the Friday before the start of the semester from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Move-in Day for upperclassmen typically is the Sunday before the start of classes starting at 10a.m.
Q. What is the requirement for living in university-affiliated housing?
Q. How do I contract for Housing?
A. The housing application is available online for students wishing to live on campus and/or at Reinhard Villages. Start the process by clicking "Apply for Housing".
Q. Can I cancel my contract?
A. Cancellation requests must be done by completing the "Contract Release Request" form and submitting it to the Office of Residence Life Services. Requests will be reviewed by appropriate personnel and a decision will be made within 10 days of the receipt of the request. Cancellation fees may apply.
Q: What if I'm a student looking for housing beginning in January, what are my options?
A. If you need housing to begin in the spring semester, your options are Campus View Suites, Valley View Suites, or Reinhard Villages. Our web Page always contains the most up-to-date information.
Q. I wish to live off campus but do not meet the criteria required by Residence Life?
A. You can complete the University Housing Requirement Request for Exemption form and return it to Residence Life Services in Room 236 Egbert Hall. Requests will be reviewed by appropriate personnel and a decision will be made within 10 days of the receipt of the request. We advise not signing another housing contract until a decision is made and you are contacted by our staff.
Q. What is the difference between a "Contract Release Request" and a "Request
A. A "Contract Release Request" is submitted when a student has signed up for housing for an academic year, or any portion thereof if signed after the start of the academic year, and would like consideration to be released from their obligation, as outlined in their housing agreement.
A "Request for Exemption" would be submitted when a student does not meet the criteria outlined in the University Housing Requirement to live off campus, but wishes consideration to be exempt from the University Housing Requirement.
An exemption request is only considered when a student has not signed up for housing, but is seeking to be exempt from the University Housing Requirement.
Q. What if I have signed up for housing in the traditional halls or the Suites and wish to live at Reinhard Villages?
A. There is a reciprocal agreement between the University and Reinhard Villages, students will be released from their housing agreement on campus to live at Reinhard Villages upon receipt of a signed Reinhard Villages lease and students from Reinhard Villages would be released to live in the Suites upon receipt of verification of a signed residence hall agreement on campus. Transfer fees may apply.
Q. What happens if I drop out of school?
A. University withdrawal must be done when a student needs to drop/withdraw from all courses and leave the university. Students who are planning to drop all courses and leave the university, for any reason, need to contact the Registrar’s Office at 814-393-2229.The Housing and Meal plan office follows the university refund policy for withdrawals. Contract cancellation fees may apply.
Q. Can I request a room/roommate change?
A. Room changes period begins the third week after the start of classes. Students should contact their CA, RLC, or the Residence Life Staff to discuss their options.
Q. What if I do not want a roommate. I want my own room?
A. Students may buyout their double room if they wish to not have a roommate. Students will be billed accordingly.
Q. I want a roommate but currently do not have a roommate?
A. After move in, if you find yourself in a double room without a roommate you must consolidate with a student in the same residence hall in a similar situation. Consolidation starts the sixth week after the start of classes.
Q: Can I stay in my room during vacation and breaks?
A. Generally no; but we understand that there are exceptions. Students interested in break accommodations should contact the Residence Life Services Office to discuss the situation.
ROOM FURNISHING AND DECORATIONS
Q. What is in the room I am assigned to? microwave, refrigerator? internet cable? phone jack? shower curtain?
Q. How do I rent a microfridge?
A. Clarion University has sanctioned the Refrigerator Company to rent Microfridge Combination Applications to resident students. Contact them directly to arrange delivery at 814-835-1968 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What if I want to build a loft, what is the policy regarding lofts?
A. Click Here for Loft Policy
Q. What if I want an air conditioner installed in my residence hall room?
A. If a student wishes to live in Nair, Wilkinson, Givan or Ballentine hall and would like an air conditioner installed, he/she is required to provide a medical history as to why AC is required. The request must be approved by our facilities coordinator. There is a fee of $200 to cover the installation, removal, and energy consumed. Students are required to bring their own air conditioner. Maximum size is 5050 BTU's.
SUGGESTED ITEMS TO BRING/NOT TO BRING
Q. What items am I allowed to bring and what items are prohibited.
RESIDENCE HALLS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Q. What type of rules and regulations are there?
A. In order to insure an atmosphere conducive to effective living and learning exists, there are policies and procedures, which govern living in the residence halls. The Residence Life Handbook is available on our homepage. It is the student's responsibility to become familiar with all the policies and procedures that are in the handbook.
Q. How can I become a Community Assistant?
A. Complete the CA Job Application and return it to Residence Life Services?
Q. What is my mailing address?
A. Students will receive mail in a mailbox they may share with their roommate located in their residence hall. Address mail to: Student Name, Hall and Room Number, Clarion University, 840 Wood Street, Clarion PA 16214.
Student will receive package at the Givan Hall Area Desk. A pick up slip will be put in your mailbox.