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Welcome to Virginia State University Department of Residence Life.  We are excited that you have chosen to live within the residential community.  Living on campus provides you many advantages, among them, easy accessibility to class and campus activities. We are committed to making your home away from home enjoyable, safe, and developmental.

Fall 2015-2016 Housing Requirements

NEW Students

  1. Be admitted to VSU
  2. Complete your online housing application
  3. Pay your $300.00 housing fee ($150.00 room damage deposit and $150.00 advance fee)


  1. Pay your $150.00 advance fee
  2. Complete your online application
  3. Register for Fall 2015 classes (minimum 12 credit hours)

University Apartments @ Ettrick

  1. Earned at least 24 credit hours
  2. No judicial sanctions
  3. In good financial standing with the university
  4. Minimum 2.0 grade point average
  5. All deposits are paid directly to UAE
  6. First Time Transfer Students: must have a minimum of 15 credits and 2.5 GPA
  7. Contact UAE for deposit & application information: 804-524-5153| 

Please use the links to the left for deadline and step-by-step instructions on applying for housing.  If you have any questions, please contact the housing office at

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