While convenience is often the number one reason for living on campus, you'll find we offer our students much more than just a place to study and sleep. A decision to live in Multnomah University Housing means joining the 200+ students who call our campus home! Some students are required to live in campus housing (see Housing Requirement section below). To learn more about housing options, applications and deposits, check out our living areas to find the right one for you!
The Aldrich Halls house traditional undergraduate students, primarily Freshmen and Sophomores. Women are in the North building, and men are in the South building. All rooms are double occupancy.
Upperclassmen, non-traditional and graduate-level students live in Memorial Hall. Men and women are separated by wing. Standard rooms are single occupancy. Some suite options are available.
The upstairs is occupied by traditional undergrads, ages 20+.
The downstairs is occupied by graduate, seminary, degree completion, and older traditional undergrads (age 26+).
The Ambassador is comprised of shared apartments available to students ages 21 and older. Both single- and double-bedroom occupancies are available. Units are divided by gender and general stage of life. The Student Life department houses an Ambassador interest list that students can use to find roommates.
Why should I live on campus?
Research concludes that living on campus has a positive influence on a student's grade point average, level of involvement in campus activities, persistence toward a degree, and satisfaction with his or her collegiate experience.
Because of the high value MU places in campus community living, all single undergraduate students under the age of 21 and taking 9 credits or more are required to live in residence hall housing. If you fit this demographic but need to live off campus, please submit one of the following for review by the Student Life office:
Housing Requirement Appeal
For students not living at home. Approval will be considered by the Housing Committee. Allow two weeks for appeal decisions.
You must be a degree-seeking student enrolled at least three-quarter (3/4th) time in your program to be eligible for campus housing. Audit and guest student credits do not qualify.