Life in Student Housing
We want to make your move-in day as easy as possible. That’s why you can request to move in early. Go to the forms section to find this request form. If your request is approved, we will assess an opportunity fee on move-in day and each day prior to your lease start date.
You should prepare to bring linens, cooking supplies, and toiletries. We will include a complete list of suggested items in your room-assignment packet.
Each bedroom includes a dresser, an extra-long full-size bed (most students use queen-size sheets), a desk, a desk chair, and a nightstand. The living room includes an entertainment center, a coffee table, and an end table.
In buildings A through I, the window sizes are 60 × 36 inches. In buildings J through M, they are 58 × 47 inches.
You should not paint your room.
You may hang pictures in your room. To reduce any damage that may occur, you can have the maintenance staff hang it for you by putting in a work order. Work orders are usually completed within 24
When using your room phone, you may make calls using a calling card. Long-distance calls cannot be made unless you use a calling card with an 800 number.
Pets are not allowed in Student Housing.
Here is your address:
4010 W. Housing Drive
Building, Room Number, and Bed Space (example: A 202 C)
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
See important dates for application, contract, and other deadlines.
Individual lease means that you are responsible for your space only. If your roommate does not pay their installments, that has no effect on your status. If your roommate leaves the apartment for any reason, you are not responsible for their portion of
If you would like to cancel your lease, please send your request to the director.
You can request to live with your friends. If all students wanting to live together list each other, then we will do our best to place them with each other.
Roommate information is limited. The information we gather is used to make the best match possible for all residents. Once matches are made, then generally, the name, phone number, and email information
If you have difficulties with your roommate, your first action should be to talk to your resident assistant.
You may have guests if you have written permission from your roommates. Guests may not stay longer than 72 hours. All guests must be registered at the Cole Commons front desk before 8 p.m. each night and have a guest parking permit if necessary. All guests not registered by 1 a.m. must leave Student Housing. Residents are responsible for their guests at all times and must escort them at all times. At no time shall a guest be left unattended. Students found in violation of the guest policy will face disciplinary actions, including fines up to $100. Roommates in violation of the guest policy may also face disciplinary actions and fines.
Installments are always due the Friday before classes begin. You may pay online. Also, you can set up automatic payments with your bank. If you would like a payment plan, contact the Bursar.
It is your responsibility to ensure that housing installments are paid on time. Please be sure to check with Financial Aid often, and communicate any discrepancies with the Student Housing bookkeeping office. If you are using financial aid, please give us a call at 260-481-4180 so that we can assess your specific situation.