Housing Resources

Throughout its history, Emory & Henry College has been a residential campus.


Today, over 80 percent of all Emory & Henry College students live on campus. 

It wouldn’t be college without forms to complete. Make sure you submit all forms no later than December 1 for Spring Enrollment or July 1 for Fall Enrollment.

You will need to make sure your all enrollment forms are completed, as well as the residence forms below. 

  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1389-can-a-first-year-student-request-a-single-room">Can a first-year student request a single room?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All first-year students are placed in double occupancy rooms with roommates unless they are approved for a single room through the <a href="/powell-resource-center/disability-support-services/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Office of Academic Support & Disability Services</a>.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1400-how-big-should-my-microfridge-and-microwave-be">How big should my microfridge and microwave be?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Microwaves must be UL approved and less than 1000 Watts. Microfridges must be UL approved and no larger than 4.6 cubic feet. Bring appliances outside of the restrictions have the potential to exceed the electrical capacity of the room/building, may frequently flip breakers, and damage the appliances. To learn more about standards for appliances, please review the</span> <a href="https://www.ehc.edu/live/files/381-508emory-henry-college-community-living-guide"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Community Living Guide</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1401-how-safe-is-it-to-live-in-campus-housing">How safe is it to live in campus housing?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Emory & Henry College has been recognized regionally and nationally as one of the nation’s safest colleges. All residence halls are locked and only the residents of an assigned hall have keyless card access or key access to the hall. <a href="/campus-police/">Learn more about campus safety here.</a></span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1378-when-will-first-year-students-find-out-where-they">When will first-year students find out where they will live on campus?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students who commit to Emory & Henry College and pay their deposit can find out their residence hall assignment as early as April. Specific room numbers and roommate assignments are finalized and announced in mid-July in order to accommodate students with disabilities and specific housing accommodation needs.</span><br/><b><br/><br/></b></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1392-can-i-paint-my-room-or-hang-pictures-in-my-room">Can I paint my room or hang pictures in my room?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">No alterations can be made to any residence hall room, which includes painting the room and placing nails in the walls. Students who wish to hang items within the residence hall rooms must use picture hanging strips that can be removed without damaging walls.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1377-how-much-does-it-cost-to-live-in-campus-housing">How much does it cost to live in campus housing?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You can</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> view the most updated costs associated with campus housing by <a href="/financial-aid/tuition-fees/">reviewing the tuition and fees through Financial Aid.</a></span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1393-how-will-i-do-my-laundry">How will I do my laundry?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Laundry facilities are available to every residential student within the residence halls and the cost of laundry is factored into their housing fee. There is no need for coins.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1384-when-will-i-find-out-who-my-roommate-is-for-my">When will I find out who my roommate is for my first year?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Roommate announcements are made in mid-July.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1379-what-can-i-bring-for-my-room-what-can-i-not-bring">What can I bring for my room? What can I not bring for my room?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href="/live/blurbs/936-items-to-bring-checklist" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">View a list of what to bring and what to leave at home.</a> For a more extensive list, please review the</span> <a href="https://www.ehc.edu/live/files/381-508emory-henry-college-community-living-guide"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Community Living Guide</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1391-when-will-first-year-students-move-into-the">When will first-year students move into the residence halls?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All first-year students who have not been required to move into the halls early for athletic or affinity programs will move into their residence hall room on the first day of fall student orientation.</span> <a href="/orientation/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn more about orientation</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></a></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1376-where-will-i-live-on-campus-as-a-first-year">Where will I live on campus as a first-year student?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Most first-year students are either placed in Elm Hall or Hickory Hall. First-year students are placed together so that they may form relationships with other students that last the duration of their time on campus. Elm and Hickory Halls are double occupancy rooms with standard furniture and amenities. Each room has its own private bathroom. Common areas within each hall includes lounges, two full kitchens, and media rooms. Students may also choose to live in Wiley-Jackson Hall, an historic hall on campus. The cost of Wiley-Jackson Hall is less than Elm and Hickory Halls primarily because Wiley-Jackson Halls provide common bathrooms per hall rather than private bathrooms per room. The same furniture and amenities are provided in Wiley-Jackson Hall, and common areas include lounges and full kitchens.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1397-how-are-the-residence-halls-cleaned">How are the residence halls cleaned?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Emory & Henry College’s Facilities Management Department employs custodial staff assigned to regularly clean every residence hall on campus. Custodial staff are responsible for cleaning common areas with residence halls. The cleaning of residence hall rooms, private bathrooms, and suite-style bathrooms are the responsibility of each residential student. The cleaning of the townhouse apartments assigned to upperclassmen are entirely the responsibility of each residential student.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1382-what-are-the-residence-hall-bathrooms-like-in">What are the residence hall bathrooms like in first-year halls?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">In Elm & Hickory Halls, private bathrooms include standard bathroom amenities. Accessible bathrooms are available. Wiley-Jackson Hall common bathrooms are located on each hall with two bathrooms located on each floor. Each bathroom includes three private shower areas, private toilet stalls, and other standard bathroom amenities. </span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1403-how-will-i-receive-my-mail-and-packages">How will I receive my mail and packages?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students can send and receive mail and packages on campus. <a href="/residence-life/campus-mail/index.php">Learn more about campus mail services.</a></span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1375-how-is-housing-assigned-for-first-year-students">How is housing assigned for first-year students?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All incoming students who have committed to Emory & Henry College and paid their deposits will complete the Housing Agreement & Residence Life Data Form. The form will collect information about each student’s habits, interests, and needs to best assign campus housing and match compatible roommates. Students are assigned housing and notified about housing assignments via their Emory & Henry email address.</span></div></aside>