Apply for Housing

New Freshmen

Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Application Information

The Department of Residential Life here at Fontbonne University is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for University holidays. For answers to your questions, contact a staff member in the Residential Life office at ResidentialLife@fontbonne.edu or 314.889.1422.

Application Steps

1. Read about the three types of housing available on and off campus, as well as the varying room and board rates.

2. To confirm your enrollment and your desire to live in on-campus housing, the deposit amount is $300. Of this amount, $100 is credited to your account in your first semester of enrollment. $200 serves as a residence hall security deposit.

EASIEST AND FASTEST: ONLINE DEPOSIT PAYMENT

OR pay through the Business Office (call 314.889.1405). NOTE: The housing contract and security deposit holds a space not a particular building, floor, room, or roommate.Consideration is given to every request.

3. Complete and submit the appropriate Application Contract and Medical Form:

On Campus Housing Application Contract
Complete for Medaille, Southwest, and St. Joseph’s Hall. Used for both new and returning residential students.

Off Campus Housing Application ContractThere are no more rooms available in Off Campus housing as of 7/12/2017.
Complete for Cotta Hall. Used for both new and returning residential students.
NOTE: Off campus housing is approved for graduates and undergraduates who are 21 years and older to live in university sponsored off campus housing for the fall/spring academic year.

• A completed Medical Form (pdf) with the required immunization records.

NOTE: Fall Immunization Clinic to be determined at a later date. Tuberculosis Screenings are two days after initial injection.

4. University required immunizations are required for ALL first time residents and international students in university housing. A completed Medical Form (pdf) with the required immunization records must be included with your application. If you do not comply, it will jeopardize your housing application. Send completed medical form and immunization records to the Campus Nurse.

5. Review our residence hall community agreements.

*The housing application contract is for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters). The Housing Application Contract, Medical Form, and housing security deposit must all be received by the Residential Life office before housing can be assigned.

New International Students

Welcome to Residential Life!

Living on campus allows you to experience American life first-hand. You will find our residence halls are well-equipped, comfortable, and a great way to make fast lifelong friends. Apply early for On Campus and Off Campus housing.

Please note that specific housing requests are not guaranteed, even if applications are received before your arrival. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.

Application Steps

1. Read about the three types of housing available on and off campus, as well as the varying room and board rates.

2. To confirm your enrollment and your desire to live in on-campus housing, the deposit amount is $300. Of this amount, $100 is credited to your account in your first semester of enrollment. $200 serves as a residence hall security deposit.

EASIEST AND FASTEST: ONLINE DEPOSIT PAYMENT

OR pay through the Business Office (call 314.889.1405). NOTE: The housing contract and security deposit holds a space not a particular building, floor, room, or roommate.Consideration is given to every request.

3. Complete and submit the appropriate housing application forms below:

NOTE: The housing security deposit holds a space. Consideration is given to a request; however, the housing application contract is for a space in university housing not a particular building, floor, room, or roommate.

• Bachelors Program with ESL: On Campus Housing Application Contract
Contract is for the full academic year (fall and spring semesters).

Masters Program with ESL:  Off Campus Housing Application Contract this contract is for the full academic year (fall and spring semesters). There are no more rooms available in Off Campus housing as of 7/12/2017.
NOTE: Off campus housing is approved for graduate and undergraduates who are 21 years and older to live in university sponsored off campus housing for the fall/spring academic year.

• Complete the Medical Form (pdf) with the required immunization records.

NOTE: The date of the Immunization Clinic will be determined and announced at a later date. Tuberculosis Screenings are two days after initial injection. If you do not comply, it will jeopardize your housing application, and, as an international student, your immigration record could also be affected negatively.

4. Review our residence hall community agreements.

5. First time international resident students may request a seat on the airport shuttle to campus.

*The housing application contract is for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters). The Housing Application Contract, Medical Form, and housing security deposit must all be received by the Residential Life office before housing can be assigned.

If you arrive in St. Louis before the residence halls are open, YOU must arrange your own transportation from the airport to a local hotel for a room.

• Sheraton Clayton, contact Hotel Reservation Manager. Shuttle service from the airport to hotel.

• Cheshire Inn, contact Reservation Manager.

• Marriott Spring Hill Suites, 1231 Strassner in Brentwood, MO, 63144.

• Holiday Inn Forest Park, Phone: 314.645.0700.

• Holiday Inn Viking, Phone: 314.620.2149. Airport pick up available.

Taxi Service

An airport taxi to Fontbonne University may cost approximately $50 USD. Many people find the taxi service to be reliable in the U.S. Taxis can be found on the garage level outside of the baggage claim area.

The official address of Fontbonne University is 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63105. However, ask the taxi driver to take you to the back parking lot off Big Bend Blvd., on the east side of Medaille Hall under the overhang. OR ask the taxi driver to call Public Safety for directions, 314.889.4596.

Immunization Clinic

There will be an Immunization Clinic on campus where you can receive any of the university required missing immunizations along with the Tuberculin Screening at that time. Dates and times will be given to you during Orientation.

Required Immunizations

• Tuberculin Screening (TB/PPD) – This 2 part screening that CAN NOT be received outside the United States and WILL NOT be accepted if received outside the United States.

• Meningococcal vaccine – This is for meningitis and can be received in your country.

• Mumps vaccine – The MMR vaccine of mumps, measles and rubella is acceptable and can be received in your country.

Prices will be determined at a later date and could change without notice.
If you receive the mumps and meningococcal vaccine at home you must take them by the deadlines below.

• SPRING semester – receive by November 10

• SUMMER session – receive by April 10

• FALL semester – receive by July 10

Documentation must be in English and received in the Department of Residential Life as soon as you arrive at Fontbonne University. If you do not have proof of the Mumps and Meningococcal vaccines, you can receive them at the Immunization Clinic on campus when you receive the Tuberculosis screening.

Notify the the Campus Nurse at 314-889-4784 if you need any of these vaccines so there will be enough at the Immunization Clinic on campus. Your student account is charged for each vaccine you receive.

IMPORTANT:

• Failure to receive the required immunizations or submit documentation from your country jeopardizes your housing but does not alleviate your contract responsibilities with Fontbonne University Department of Residential Life.

• Students will not be allowed to register for classes in the following semester if the required vaccination documents are not provided.

• If you do not receive the required vaccinations, you will not be allowed to attend classes for the current semester. If you do not attend classes, your immigration record will be negatively affected.

New Transfer Students

Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Application Information

The Department of Residential Life here at Fontbonne University is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday through Friday, except for University holidays. For answers to your questions, contact a staff member in the Residential Life office at ResidentialLife@fontbonne.edu or 314.889.1422.

Application Steps

1. Read about the three types of housing available on and off campus, as well as the varying room and board rates.

2. To confirm your enrollment and your desire to live in on-campus housing, the deposit amount is $300. Of this amount, $100 is credited to your account in your first semester of enrollment. $200 serves as a residence hall security deposit.

EASIEST AND FASTEST: ONLINE DEPOSIT PAYMENT

OR pay through the Business Office (call 314.889.1405). NOTE: The housing contract and security deposit holds a space not a particular building, floor, room, or roommate.Consideration is given to every request.

3. Complete and submit the appropriate Application Contract and Medical Form:

On Campus Housing Application Contract
Complete for Medaille, Southwest, and St. Joseph’s Hall. Used for both new and returning residential students.

Off Campus Housing Application ContractThere are no more rooms available in Off Campus housing as of 7/12/2017.
Complete for Cotta Hall. Used for both new and returning residential students.
NOTE: Off campus housing is approved for graduate and  undergraduates who are 21 years and older to live in university sponsored off campus housing for the fall/spring academic year.

• A completed Medical Form (pdf) with the required immunization records.

NOTE: Immunization Clinic to be determined at a later date. Tuberculosis Screenings are two days after initial injection.

4. University required immunizations are required for ALL first time residents and international students in university housing. A completed Medical Form (pdf) with the required immunization records must be included with your application. If you do not comply, it will jeopardize your housing application. Send completed medical form and immunization records to the Campus Nurse.

5. Review our residence hall community agreements.

*The housing application contract is for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters). The Housing Application Contract, Medical Form, and housing security deposit must all be received by the Residential Life office before housing can be assigned.

Important Deadlines

January 1 – deadline for spring semester housing application contract, housing security deposit, medical form with immunization information due in the Department of Residential Life.

April 15 – deadline for interim/summer housing application contract, housing security deposit, medical form with immunization information due in the Department of Residential Life.

May 1 – deadline for fall semester housing application contract, housing security deposit, medical form with immunization information due in the Department of Residential Life to receive priority housing assignments.

June 1 – fall deadline to cancel housing. No refunds for fall after this date. Forms must be completed in the Student Affairs office in Medaille Hall.

August 1 – fall semester deadline for medical form with immunization information due in the Department of Residential Life.

December 1 – spring semester deadline for housing application contract, housing security deposit, medical form with immunization information due in the Department of Residential Life to receive priority housing assignments.

December 1 – spring deadline to cancel housing. No refunds for spring after this date. Forms must be completed in the Student Affairs office in Medaille Hall.

 

Send all completed required housing paperwork to the Residential Life office either by email ResidentialLife@fontbonne.edu, mail to:  Fontbonne University, Attn. Residential Life, 6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63105, or fax to 314.889.4565.

Contact Us

Questions? Contact a Residential Life staff member at 314.889.1422, or by email at ResidentialLife@fontbonne.edu.

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