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When outside of your dorm room, wear a mask and follow all signs and posted placards to keep the UNC community healthy. 

On-Campus Housing

A variety of residence halls, Arlington Park Apartments and university-owned houses are available to choose from on campus. Each building has its own character, environment and personality. Living on-campus means you’re a campus community member. You’ll have many opportunities to meet new people, understand and appreciate new cultures and backgrounds, make life-long friends, develop interpersonal skills, be open to a wider range of ideas and cultures and develop a sense of community. Living on-campus is also a great way to develop life strategies and gain independence while having added conveniences that will make your transition to college life as smooth as possible.

Live on-campus requirement Read Student Handbook

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Residential Connections and
Faculty in Residence

By choosing to live in a Residential Connection or getting involved with a Faculty in Residence, you’ll be surrounded by others with similar interest or academic aspirations. College success is more than getting good grades, it’s about getting involved with the things that matter to you, from volunteering in and around the community to participating in an event or getting help from one of our faculty.

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Residential Connections

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Live-On Campus Requirements

First-year students, with less than 20 college credit hours earned after high school graduation, who are under 21 and are not living in the local area with their legal guardian are required to live in UNC's housing system through the completion of their first academic year. 

Due to COVID-19 you can request an exemption for the fall 2020 semester via the petition for release. Exemptions are for students who are staying home with family and you are expected to be back on campus in spring 2021.

Living in the local area form 

  • Credits earned through Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or concurrent enrollment with high school do not apply 
  • Local areas are: Ault Highland RE-9, Eaton RE-2, Greeley 6, Platte Valley RE-7, Poudre R-1, Thompson R-2J, Weld County RE-5J, Weld RE-1 and Windsor RE-4

 Flexible Housing Options

We understand that students need flexibility in their living situation, and that is why Housing & Residential Education has options for students who need to arrive early to campus, summer housing while taking courses, or need short-term housing until a lease opens.

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