When do the Residence Halls Close?

All residence facilities except Fair Commons, South Campus, and Tara East will close for:

  • Thanksgiving: close Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. & reopen Sunday, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Christmas: close Saturday at the end of Finals week, at 10:00 a.m. & reopen the Sunday before classes begin, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Spring Break: close Saturday, 10:00 a.m. & reopen the next Sunday, at 10:00 a.m
  • Year-End: all halls & apartments close Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m.

Students may not enter the residence halls or occupy rooms in closed halls during vacation periods. Students have the final responsiblity for finding vacation period accommodations.


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Health Services Information:

All undergraduate students entering Anderson University are required to submit a Report of Health History and Immunization Records to the Department of Student Life by August 1.

Students with food allergies should review the Anderson University Food Allergy Policy, and self-report his/her food allergy/allergies to the Director of Dining Services, AU Food Services, by July 15.

Health requirements for students at Anderson University exist primarily to to protect students from diseases, which are infectious, and to secure medical information concerning students should they need assistance from the Health Services Department. This information is strictly for the use of Anderson University Health Services and will not be released without your knowledge or consent.

More information and required forms can be found here.


Housing Policy Appeal Process


Off Campus is defined as a student who does not live on-campus or with a parent/guardian. This process is available for those students who are not ELIGIBILE to live off-campus, but feel they have a legitimate reason to appeal the housing policy.

Commuter is defined as a student who lives with a parent/guardian. This process is also available for those students who are not ELIGIBLE to commute, but feel they have a legititmate reason to appeal the housing policy. Eligibility to commute is now based on a pre-determined list of zip codes, rather than mileage or drive time.

All students who are ELIGIBLE or have been APPROVED through the Appeal Process to live OFF CAMPUS or COMMUTE, must report their housing information. Please, scroll down and log in to complete the form appropriate for you. *Eligible Seniors (88 or more credits) must have achieved Senior-status before the beginning of the fall semester to be considered "eligible" live off-campus at any time during the academic year.


University Housing Policy

Anderson University students are required to live in on-campus housing if they are registered as a full time student, 12 hours or more, and also fall under the following requirements;

1. have earned less than 88 hours prior to the beginning of the fall semester 2017
2. are not living with parent(s) or guardian(s)
3. are not 22 years of age by May 31, 2018
4. are not married

Seniors (those with 88 hours or more prior to the beginning of the fall semester 2017)and part-time students may live off campus. However, Anderson University reserves the right to require any student, regardless of class standing, age, or number of hours enrolled, to live in university housing or to move on campus at any time during the academic year.

Off Campus & Commuter Appeal Packets are available via email request to housing@anderson.edu. Be specific as to which appeal packet you would like to have emailed to you.

Click here to see the complete list of approved zip codes.


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Your Password is your birthdate in the following format: mmddyyyy (please do not add any - or /)

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