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Housing & Residence Life
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509-963-1831
Housing@cwu.edu

Residence Hall & Apartment Forms, Guides, and Contracts

A one-stop shop for all the information you need for you on-campus residential experience.

  • Residence Hall Application Guide

    If you are single, a first-year student enrolled in seven or more college credits, and under the age of 20, you must live in a CWU residence hall for one academic year regardless of the number of college credits you have earned. This is a mandated WAC Housing Requirement.

    Reference the 2022-2023 Housing Application Guide, to answer any questions you may have about the application process and life on campus.

  • Residence Hall Room & Board Rates

    Your room and board depend on a number of factors, including whether you select a private bedroom or a shared space and which meal plan you select. Dowload the complete breakdown of 2022-2023 Room and Board Rates.

    Room Types

    There are three room types available across campus.

    Single Room: All single bedrooms regardless of bathroom type. Includes:

    • Singles with community bathrooms
    • Singles with suite bathrooms

    Suite-Style: Shared bedroom with attached bathroom shared by you and your roommate/suitemates. Includes:

    • Doubles with private bathrooms
    • Doubles with suite bathrooms

    Shared Room: Shared bedroom with community bathroom. Includes:

    • Doubles with community bathrooms
    • Triples with community bathrooms
  • Residence Hall Room and Board Contract

    You may review the current contract online by downloading the 2022-2023 Room and Board Contract.

    The 2023-2024 Room and Board Contract is now available and goes into effect for the fall 2023 quarter.

  • Residence Hall Reference Guide

    You can access the Residence Hall Reference Guide online. This guide informs residents of Housing and Residence Life policies and procedures and provides detailed information on day-to-day living in the halls. As a new resident, utilize this guide as a handbook to maximize your residence life experience.

  • Apartment Rates

    Apartment rates are effective as of July 1, 2022. The apartment deposit is $200 per contract holder and is due at the time of application. Pets are not allowed in CWU apartments.

    Short Getz and Brooklane Village

    Apartment Complex Rent Per Month
    Getz-Short
    One Bedroom $920
    Two Bedroom $1,265
    Brooklane Village
    One Bedroom $850
    Two Bedroom $1,180
    Three Bedroom $1,285

    Additional Occupant Surcharge – For the complexes listed above, one extra occupant may be added. Rent will be increased $100 for the additional tenant per month and be equally divided amongst the tenants in the apartment. This fee is intended to cover the extra utility consumption and wear and tear on the apartment.

    Student Village

    The student may be assigned to a two-bedroom or three-bedroom apartment but will only be responsible for the rent for their room.

    Type of Apartment Rent Per Month
    Studio $765
    Large Studio $920
    One-Bedroom $920
    Two-Bedroom $675
    Three-Bedroom $675

    Wahle Complex

    Starting July 1, 2022, Wahle Complex apartments will be rented by the bedroom (not the whole apartment). The student may be assigned to a two-bedroom apartment but will only be responsible for their room rent.

    Type of Apartment Rent Per Month
    Two-Bedroom $675

    Anderson Apartment Rates

    Anderson Apartments are a hybrid between living in a residence hall and an apartment, because they follow a nine month lease.

    Type of Apartment (Billed Quarterly) Fall Winter Spring Academic Year
    Standard Single Room $3,362 $2,774 $2,269 $8,405
    Large Single Room $3,536 $2,917 $2,387 $8,840
  • Apartment Reference Guide

    The Apartment Reference Guide, is a handbook that will help you become familiar with your new home, campus, and show you how our programs and services work. You can access the Apartment Reference Guide online.

    Please see Campus Apartment Rates 2021-2022 for last year's rates. The current 2022-2023 rates can be found in the Apartment Rates above this section. There is a $200 apartment deposit from each tenant due at the time of application. All on-campus housing is a pet free zone, this includes our apartment complexes. All remodeled units will rent for an additional $50 a month.

    Additional Occupant Surcharge - One extra occupant may be added in each of the above instances. However, when this occurs, rent will be increased $100 for the additional tenant per month, and be equally divided among the tenants in the apartment for utility consumption and extra wear and tear on the apartment.

First-Year Housing Exception Request

If you are an incoming student and would like to request an exception to the on-campus residency requirement, please fill out the form below and return it to Housing@cwu.edu. Exceptions are generally granted for students who live within a 45-minute radius of campus or who are living in Ellensburg with family.

Exception Request Form

Room and Board Cancellation Application

Do you need to cancel your housing and dining contract? You will need to fill out a cancellation application. If your reason for canceling is one of the items below, you will not be penalized in the form of liquidated damages:

  • Official CWU withdrawal
  • Marriage
  • Not registered for classes
  • Graduating
  • Non-local CWU programs (ie. student teaching)
  • Moving to an on-campus apartment

As University Housing and Dining Operations are self-supported operations paid entirely out of approved
housing/dining student fees, appeals requesting the waiver of the fees noted below will only be considered for
reasons of catastrophic student emergencies that impact the student’s ability to meet contractual agreements that
occur after submittal of the signed agreement.

Download the cancellation application to complete your request to cancel housing and dining. Once completed, please return to the Housing Office in Button Hall or by email at Housing@cwu.edu.

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