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Salem Campus Housing

Select an option below for details about Willamette's Salem campus housing options.

Salem Campus New Student Housing Timeline

  • Sign up for housing – complete the application/contract: April 1 - May 31, 2024
  • Roommate matching – students choose a roommate: June 1 – June 15, 2024
  • Housing staff will match the remaining students without a roommate and place students into residence halls: June 16 - June 30, 2024
  • Billing – Students receive their first tuition & housing billing: July 15, 2024
  • Early Arrival Applications – open on the WU Housing Portal: June 1 – August 1, 2024
  • Placement info out to students by August 4, 2024
  • Sign up for August 21, 2024 move in times on WU Housing Portal (only folks NOT arriving early):  August 1-15, 2024
  • Deadline to change meal plan: September 6, 2024

If you've missed a window to complete a portion of your housing process, email


If you have any questions, please contact us at or call the Housing Office at 503-370-6212.

Welcome Bearcat!

Visit the Important Dates for Enrolling Students page for a to-do list for the summer.

Housing Calendar

Check out the Housing Calendar for campus opening and closing dates.

Housing Rates

View room and dining plan rates.

Room Amenities

Review our residence hall amenities and floor plans.

Room Amenities

What to bring

Getting ready to pack the car? Make sure to review our Things to Bring guide.

Packing List for WU Housing
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Residence Life and Housing

Matthews Academic Commons
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Hours: M-F, 8 AM - 5 PM (PST)