Living on campus provides structure with premier residential and dining facilities and customer services in order to:

  1. Support students’ academic endeavors.
  2. Provide for students’ basic needs of safety, comfort and ability to function within the campus community.
  3. Enhance students’ development of life skills and independence.
  4. Create easy and accessible procedures for campus living.

The following general services assist students in taking advantage of the full Elon experience in and out of the classroom.

General Amenities

Air Conditioning

All buildings/rooms are air-conditioned.

Philo TV

Philo delivers live TV and DVR capabilities to your laptops, tablets, smartphones and TV sets anywhere on your campus network. It offers entertainment at your fingertips with the ability to watch live TV and record up to 20 hours of your favorite programs – news, sports, and series-all from the devices you use most. It’s TV the way you want it: on your schedule. For more information, visit the Information Technology website.

Computers/Internet Access

All residential facilities are directly wired for internet access. There are also numerous computer labs across campus and more than 140 computers in the Belk Library for student use.


For the convenience of students, all rooms in Elon’s residential facilities are furnished with beds, desks, dressers and/or wardrobes. Rooms are furnished with extra-long twin beds, except single rooms in Global and Colonnades have full beds. We recommend students use bed rails for lofted and bunked beds. Contact your neighborhood office at check-in to get a bed rail.

Laundry Facilities

Washers and dryers are available at convenient locations throughout the residential facilities. They are coin operated (quarters only) or Phoenix Cash operated.

Phone Service

Phone lines are not provided in student rooms.

Smoke Free Environments

Elon University residence halls and apartments are smoke free. Students are not permitted to smoke within 30 feet of any university building.

Trash Receptacles/Recycling

Trash and recycling areas are provided in each residential facility.

Room Amenities