Residential Services

Recently Admitted Students

Welcome to Willamette! This page will help orient you to the campus layout while attempting to answer any questions you may have about life on campus before you arrive. Here you will find a campus map with building descriptions and walking distances, answers to several frequently asked questions, as well as the outline for several on-campus resources available to students. We hope this site in conjunction with the "Guide to Campus Housing" will answer any questions you may have. If your question or concern remains unattended after perusing this site, please feel free to contact us by email at

Campus Map:


New Student FAQs:

How do I apply for on-campus housing?

Your application for on-campus housing will be included in your orientation packet sent out the week of May 19th. This packet will include all the information you will need to make decisions such as choosing a residence hall, meal plan, and other campus amenities.

What medical/disability services are offered on campus?

Bishop Wellness Center provides a variety of medical and counseling services that can be charged to you student account and personal or University provided insurance. Also, WEMS (Willamette Emergency Medical Services) provides on-campus first response to medical emergencies. ADA services are also provided through Bishop Wellness Center. Click here for more information on ADA services.

When can I move in/out?

If you are a new student arriving on campus for Opening Days orientation, the first day you will be able to enter your room is Thursday, August 21st. For new students participating in the Jump-Start program or a fall sport that requires early arrival on campus, you must fill out the on-line application for early arrival.

At the end of the semester you will be given 24 hours past the time of your last final to vacate your room and check out with Residential Life staff. If you remain in your room past the 24 period you will be charged for late check-out.

The "Important Dates Calendar" for 2014-2015 will be available after May 1, 2014.

How do I know which meal plan suits me best?

Here is a table to help you determine how many meal points you will use. This table is also published in the Residential Services Guide to Campus Housing. Click here to learn more about your Meal Plan options.

How many meal points will I use?                                                                                                   Score each 1-5

I am a: light eater (1)/heavy eater (5) ____
How often do I eat breakfast? rarely (1)/every day (5) ____
How often do I eat Lunch? rarely (1)/every day (5) ____
I like to eat: light foods (1)/full meals (5) ____
How often do I snack at night? rarely (1)/every day (5) ____
                                                      TOTAL -----> ____
Your Score
Meal Plan A 1-4
Meal Plan B 5-10
Meal Plan C 11-19
Meal Plan D or E 20-25

Which amenities/services are provided with my room?

Each student is provided with a desk & chair, bookshelf, mattress, bed frame, wardrobe, and a dresser. Each room is equipped with several ethernet ports and is wifi ready as well. Click here for more information.

What should I bring?

We encourage all students to get in contact with their roommates in order to avoid bringing duplicate items that can be shared. Click here for a list of things to bring with.