Highlands Dorms

First Year Student Housing Application


Policies, fees and due dates you need to know when applying for first-year student housing at Edinboro.

University Housing Policy

Students who are under the age of 18 and have not achieved 59 credits are required to reside on campus for two (2) consecutive academic years, excluding winter and summer sessions, unless the student commutes from the home of a parent or legal guardian living within 50 miles of Edinboro University. Also see Policy No. A026.

If you are a first-time EU student and believe that your circumstances qualify for an exemption, please complete the form here (attachment) and return it to the Residence Life and Housing office, located on the second floor of Pogue Student Center.

Cancellation Policy

The following are valid circumstances in which a student can be released from their Housing and Food Service Agreement:

Fees and Due Dates

If approved, all students will be assessed a $250 cancellation fee, billed directly to their student account.

If not approved, a student has five (5) business days to submit an appeal to the Director of Residence Life and Housing. New documentation should be provided or areas of the specific grounds for denial should be addressed in the appeal.

Fall Semester Release Requests: Due on or by April 15 annually

Spring Semester Release Requests: Due on or by Nov. 15 annually

Contact Us

Office of Residence Life & Housing
215 Pogue Student Center
405 Scotland Road
Edinboro, PA 16444
Email: boroliving@edinboro.edu
Phone: 814-732-2818
Fax: 814-732-2314