Living at Clarion is more than just a room and a meal plan. It's about being part of a community now, so you can have a bright future tomorrow. Clarion offers a variety of housing options so you build a life in a home you create for yourself. Choose your style of housing from these options:

Important Dates

Fall 2019 Opening 

Freshmen check-in - Wednesday, August 21 9am-4pm


* 9AM - 12PM Students with Last Names that begin with letters A - M 

* 12PM - 4PM Students with Last Names that begin with letters N - Z 


Upperclass check-in - Saturday, August 24, 10am-4pm & Sunday, August 25, 10am-4pm


Early arrival Requests - if you are not part of an university affiliated group and have a personal reason to arrive early, you will be able to complete an early request form by clicking HERE.  All requests will be reviewed and correspondence will be sent via Clarion Eagle and CU Connect.   Only certain days/times will be available for early arrivals due to staff training and availability.  Possible charges of $50 per day may apply. 

Please visit the Clarion University academic calendar for additional information.


Student mailboxes are accessible 7 days a week when Gemmell is opened 7am - 11pm.


  • Monday through Friday 11am-9pm

Click here for information on how to send packages and address mail to students who live within campus housing.

Contact the mailroom at

LEED Certified

LEED is an international green building standard. Clarion University has many LEED certified buildings across campus, including some of our residence halls, in order to become more efficient and environmentally friendly. Learn more about our LEED Certifications.

Last Updated 7/16/19