“Living on campus is an excellent way to get involved and meet people.”
Welcome to UMW
Some 2,500 undergraduate students live in University housing. Our residence hall rooms and apartments are far more than a convenient place to sleep and study. They are the nucleus of a tight-knit community that learns, works, and plays together. Read more…
Preparing for Residence Hall Living
Living successfully in the residence halls is dependent upon balancing the greatest possible freedom for the individual with a sensitivity to and respect for the rights of others. A willingness to discuss, negotiate, and compromise is essential. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities to learn from one another. Read more…
What to bring?
With the exceptions of Alvey and Randolph Halls, First-Year housing is not air-conditioned and room air-conditioners are not permitted, unless a request has been submitted to the Office of Residence Life. Most electrical appliances (i.e. televisions, DVDs, stereos, radios, mini-refrigerator/freezers, computers/printers, hair dryers and irons) are permissible in residence halls. Read more…
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get involved on campus and meet people?
New Student Orientation, held the first week of your arrival, is packed full of things to do and people to meet. Shortly thereafter, the student organization fair (Club Carnival) is held with representatives from most campus organizations looking for new members. Read more…
Residence Life 540.654.1058
- Visit the University’s website to find helpful information for incoming students.