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If you want to return to housing for the spring semester, you will need to resubmit a housing application that will be available later in the fall semester.  We will do our best to accommodate your requests, but we cannot guarantee the same room or same roommate at this time. If you already paid the $200 housing application fee for fall 2020, you will not have to pay it for the spring. 

Fall 2020  


Per University announcement, students who wish to cancel on-campus housing in the suites or at Reinhard Villages can do so without penalty. This is a temporary release from your contract due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We would expect the 2-year living requirement to resume in the future.  Please complete the Contract Release Request and submit it to by Friday, August 7, 2020.  If at any time you would need to return to housing, please contact us and accommodations can be made.

If you wish to remain in campus housing, there will be new expectations for residents who live in the campus suites as well as Reinhard Villages to keep our communities safe:

  • Outside guests are not permitted

  • Masks are to be worn outside of your room in the residence hall at all times

  • Physical distancing must take place

  • Common kitchens/RV fitness area will be closed and only available through a key sign-out process.  The RV pool will be closed.

  • Study lounges will be limited with seating and physical distancing will be required

  • CDC quarantine guidelines need to be met if you or your roommate(s) show symptoms of COVID-19.  More information can be found on our Fall 2020 page under the HEALTH AND WELLNESS tab.

Please plan to arrive to your campus housing on your scheduled move in day/time that was previously assigned.



  • Upperclass students living in Reinhard Villages do not have to sign up to move in. Check-in will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Community Center. 

Additional Information:

We are asking students to bring ONLY necessities, such as items for studying, fans, clothing, toiletries, medical kit, and bedding. Microwaves (up to 700 watt), microfridges (up to 4 cubic feet), and TVs are permitted as well. 

On-Campus Students (Hilltop Suites, Suites On Main) will move in through the side stairwells (one designated for entrance and one designated for exit); elevators will be restricted to heavy items and will be monitored by staff.

We also ask that only two guests come with students for move-in. Masks must be worn, and social distancing is required throughout the process. 

Accommodations will be made for those who have disabilities. 



Recommended items in a medical kit are:  

  • Thermometer - We will be asking all students to check their temperature daily before they leave their room.
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Masks
  • Disposable gloves
  • Sanitizing wipes for cleaning
  • Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen
  • Cough medicine
  • Decongestant
  • Antihistamine
  • Cough drops or throat lozenges
  • Band-Aids
  • Antiseptic wipes for cuts or abrasions
  • Hydrocortisone cream


Please contact if you have any additional questions.

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 12pm-5pm

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Dealing with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates isn't always easy. Sharing a living space may be stressful, and conflicts may arise. Sometimes situations that work at the beginning of the year become more difficult as the year goes on; remember that college is a time when students grow and change which can certainly impact even the healthiest of roommate relationships. It is perfectly normal to have roommate conflicts.  Please click here for more information.

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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 9/25/20