How do I apply for on-campus housing?
You can apply for housing through Banner Web. If you are an upperclassman you will select your space as part of the application. If you are an incoming freshman you will only submit your room preference and a room assignment will be emailed to you in August. There will be a $200 non-refundable application fee (in the form of a check or money order) that will need to be mailed to our office upon completion of your application.
All application fees should be mailed to the address below:
University Business Office
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060
I am an older First Year Freshmen, do I have to live in a Residence Hall?
First-Year Freshman who are 20-years of age or older, must pick a space in either our on-campus apartments or suites. All traditional First-year Freshmen who are 19-years of age or younger are required to live in our First-Year Housing (Howell Hall or Hornet Village Building 200)
Is there a deadline to apply for student housing?
No, there is no deadline to apply for on-campus housing. We accept housing applications on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Contracts are offered on a first come first serve basis. However, there is a priority deadline. Please see Room Sign-up Information for details.
When will I know where I have been assigned?
You will select your room assignment on-line as part of the application process if you are an upperclassman moving to the on-campus Apartments or Suites.
All incoming freshman will be emailed room assignments during the summer for the upcoming fall semester.
How are assignments made?
Freshman room assignments are made based upon date priority and compatibility. If you are an upperclassman the room that you select on-line will be your room assignment, and if changes are made to that assignment you will be contacted.
When do I move in?
Move-in is typically scheduled no more than 3-days prior to the start of each semester (Fall, Spring, Summer). Students will receive email notifications regarding the move-in process, and information will be posted on our website.
When do I have to pay for my housing?
Housing and meal plan costs are due in full by the tuition deadline at the beginning of each semester, along with tuition and fees.
How do I pay for my housing?
Payments may be made in person at the Southern Polytechnic State University Business Office, Online through Banner Web, or by mail to the University Business Office.
Paying for Housing will provide you with further detail.
Can I have a vehicle on campus?
Yes, Residents are permitted to have vehicles on-campus. All Residents must obtain a parking decal from the Parking Office located in the lower level of the Joe Mack Student Center. There are designated parking areas for on-campus Residents.
Do I have to purchase a meal plan if I live on campus?
Yes, there is a meal plan requirement for all Residents who live in the Residence Halls and Suites. Apartment Residents are not required to purchase a meal plan, but there are several great options available to you.
What is included in my housing payments?
Can I live in my room during the times the university is not operating (i.e. Spring Break, Winter Break, Summer Break)?
Residence Halls are open over the spring break and closed for winter and summer breaks. Students are required to vacate at the end of the spring semester. There is housing available to those students moving out of the Residence Halls over the summer in our campus suites at an additional cost.
Suites are open over the spring and winter breaks and closed summer breaks. All Students living in the Suites are required to vacate at the end of the spring semester. Summer housing is available at an additional cost.
Apartment contracts run through Fall, Spring and Summer. Students who do not reserve their same space for the upcoming semester(s) will be required to vacate at the end of the summer semester. Apartment Residents cannot terminate their housing contracts over the summer.
Where do I receive my mail?
Mailboxes are located on the lower level of the Joe Mack Student Center. They are assigned on a first come first serve basis. If you would like a mailbox you will need to sign up with the University Post Office, also located on the lower level of the Student Center.
Can I have a guest overnight?
Your roommate(s) must agree that it is all right for your guest to be there, and they cannot be there more than three nights per month. First year residents residing in Howell Hall and Hornet Village Building 200, residents living in double occupancy rooms in the Hornet Village Building 100 or Norton Hall are not permitted to have overnight guest.
What cable channels are available on campus?
Channel Lineup List