It is the policy of Dakota Wesleyan University that all students live on campus unless one of the following applies to you by the first day of the semester:*
- you are under the age of 18
- you are 21 years of age or older by the first day of the semester
- you have been disciplinarily dismissed or banned from the residence halls
- you will be living with parent(s) or legal guardian within 40 miles of the campus. This may require substantiation via parent or guardian signature
- you are enrolled as a part-time student (less than 12 credits)
- you are married
- you have dependent children living with you
*Undergraduate international students studying at DWU on an F-1 Student Visa are required to live on campus.
All students receiving more than $12,000 in institutional aid are required to live on campus, regardless of meeting other criteria. For any student living off campus, their scholarship will be reduced to $12,000.
Please visit the Student Handbook for more information.