Welcome to the Elon Community!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Elon University and welcome to the Elon community! You are joining over 4100 other residential students in a premier learning environment. As the process to select housing preferences begins, this site is designed to provide you and your family information about living on campus. As you read through the materials carefully, please let us know if you have questions.

Spring Admitted Students

You will be asked lifestyle questions such as study/sleep habits, so we can match you with a potential roommate. We realize this can be a stressful process, but rest assured our staff is here to help.

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First-year Student Process

During the fall selection process, incoming students are asked to provide information about their lifestyle preferences. This includes information about study habits, bedtime, communication style, etc., as well as preferences for roommates.

Learn more about the first-year student process

Transfer Student Process

Transfer students who want to live on campus must complete the housing application in Self Service (www.elon.edu/myhousing).

Learn more about the transfer student process

Application Process and Timeline

First, new students are assigned to living learning communities, if they are interested and space is available. Next, students who are not assigned to living learning communities are assigned to remaining spaces, using a random process.

View the application process

Living & Learning Communities for Incoming Students

Living Learning Communities (LLCs) are groups of students residing in the same residential area, interacting academically and socially with each other and with faculty, and sharing the same academic major, program or interest.

Learn more about Living & Learning Communities

Residential Neighborhoods for Incoming Students

All new first-year students live in one of five residential neighborhoods. For additional information about the specific neighborhoods, click the link below.

Learn more about Residential Neighborhoods

Gender and Inclusive Housing

Gender Inclusive Housing (GIH) provides students with the opportunity to room with student(s) regardless of sex, gender, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation.

Learn more about Gender and Inclusive Housing

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are an incoming first-year or transfer student, you probably have questions about what to pack, room configurations, how to sign up for classes and other information, just to name a few. Click the link below to view a list of frequently asked questions.

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