Housing and Dining

Apply for Housing

Contracts for the 2013-2014 academic year are currently available online through your My Washburn account.


Can you apply for Housing?

All students admitted to Washburn who plan to enroll full-time, are eligible to live in the university residence halls.

Cost of Living on Campus

Click here to view the cost sheet for our different facilities: Cost Sheet

Are you a returning resident?

Click here to view the preference schedule for returning residents: Preference Schedule


Contracts for the upcoming 2013 - 2014 academic year are available starting Friday February 15th, 2013.

A completed application to live on campus includes:

  1. A completed Housing Contract (complete online, instructions below)
  2. $300 prepayment & deposit (can be completed online, by mailing a check or making a cash payment).
  3. Meningitis Form

Informational letters regarding housing placement will be mailed on July 1st, 2013.

While there is no deadline to submit a housing contract, students will be assigned to rooms based on a "first come, first served" basis. Students residing in university housing are required to be on a board (meal) plan.

Instructions for filling out on-line contract: 

To sign up for Housing at Washburn University you must submit a housing application to Residential Living and pay a $300 deposit.  To do this please follow the steps below:

To fill-out contract:

  1.  Log on to your My Washburn account at https://my.washburn.edu
  2. Click on the Student Life Tab
  3. Look for the box on the screen that says Residential Living and click the Submit Housing Application link
  4. Fill out the application, click Submit Application
  5. If 17 years of age or under, click View Contract, print it out, Sign and date the contract and send to Residential Living.

To pay deposit:

  1. Return to your My Washburn Account, still on the Students tab looking in the Residential Living box, click on the Pay Housing Deposit link
  2. On the new screen the click IBOD button
  3. Click on the Deposits tab
  4. Use the scroll down menu to select the term you will be paying the deposit for and click Select
  5. Use the scroll down menu to select Housing/Damage Deposit and click Select
  6. Click Make Deposit Payment
  7. Select your payment method and click Continue
  8. Fill out the information and click Continue
  9. Look over the information and click Submit Payment

If you must make a change to your Residential Living Contract, please e-mail resliving@washburn.edu, with those changes before June 1st. 
If you'd like to cancel your contract and receive your full $300 deposit, please e-mail resliving@washburn.edu before June 1st.

Break Housing

  • Break Housing contracts are required for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks. Contracts are available at the Residential Living Office, located in the LLC.
    • Thanksgiving: November 26 - November 30, 2013
    • Winter: December 13, 2013 - January 15,  2014
    • Spring: March 14 - March 23, 2014
  • Summer Housing is also available for students. Please fill out a contract in the Residential Living Office.