Housing Application Process

Whether you are new to WSU or a current student returning to the halls, the Housing & Residence Life office is happy to help you through the process.

All students living in the residence halls must be admitted to WSU and enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

New Students

New-entering freshman and transfer students will receive a packet of information explaining the application process about two weeks after acceptance to WSU.

To learn more about applying, please visit the Application Requirements page.

Current Students

Current students wanting to return to the residence halls can begin signing up in October.

To learn more about sign-up dates and prepayment, visit the Application Requirements page.

Summer Housing

Winona State University does offer housing during the summer for students wanting to take summer courses or students enrolled for Fall 2017 who just wish to live in Winona over the summer.

More information, including a summer application, will be available in Spring 2017.

Special Accommodations

Some of our residence halls are accessible to students with physical disabilities. Be sure to notify us if you need accommodations such as wheelchair accessible facilities or devices/alarms for hearing impairments.

For more information about requesting accessible halls, visit the Application Requirements page.

Housing & Dining Agreement

Housing applications must be turned in with a $250 pre-payment and a signed Agreement for Housing and Dining (PDF) This document binds you to certain legal requirements, so be sure to review this agreement and contact our office if you have any questions. 

Off-Campus Housing

Winona State University maintains a list of off-campus housing opportunities for students within the larger Winona community. 

To learn more about off-campus housing or to advertise your rental space, visit the off-campus housing page.