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

Learn about the campus housing experience in the Res Life Guide.

Freshmen and transfer students accepted to WSU are able to begin the housing application process.

To learn more about applying, please review the application requirements.

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.

Special Accommodations

Some of our residence halls are accessible to students with physical disabilities.

Let us know 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 can be submitted online once a student is admitted to WSU.

A signed Agreement for Housing & Dining and a $250 pre-payment ($50 non-refundable application fee and $200 pre-payment) must be received in order to select a room.

To review the Agreement for Housing & Dining and Cancellation Policy, please visit our Application Requirement page.

Summer Housing

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

For more information, including access to the application, visit our Application Requirements.

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.