Campus living is an important part of the Marian University experience

Residence Life Policies

Community living is an important part of your overall student experience in college. In order for community living to be successful, students agree to abide by Marian University policies and details in our housing contract. 

Completing an on-campus housing contract implies that you understand and consent to our policies.

Marian University Housing Policy

  • If you are a single undergraduate student, you must live on campus unless the home of your parent or legal guardian is located in one of these Indiana counties: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Shelby.
  • You must be registered for classes (at least 12 credit hours) in order to move in and live in campus housing.
  • If you will have attained your 21st birthday on or before August 31, you may request approval to live off campus through the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

2018 Residence Halls Opening and Closing Dates

  • Move-In Dates
    • August 1: Early Arrival for Approved Groups
    • August 6: Early Arrival for Approved Groups
    • August 13: Early Arrival for Approved Groups
    • August 16: Early Arrival for Residents Attending SOAR
    • August 17: New Student Move-In
    • August 18: Returning Student Move-In
  • Halls close for Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 21 at noon
  • Halls open following Thanksgiving Break: Sunday, November 25 at noon
  • Halls close for Winter Break: Friday, December 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Halls open following Winter Break: Sunday, January 13 at 9 a.m.
  • Halls close for Spring Break: Friday, March 8  at 6 p.m.
  • Halls open following Spring Break: Sunday, March 17 at noon
  • Halls close for Summer Break: Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m.

Policy Documents

Additional policies related to Marian University housing and residence life for students can be found in these documents. Please familiarize yourself with them before moving in to your campus residence.

For more information

Office of Housing and Residence Life


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