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Residence Life seeks to create a living environment that supports a positive transition to college life, fosters independence and personal growth, and provides students with opportunities for meaningful community engagement.

WHy live in Campus housing

Research shows, the college residential experience significantly contributes to academic success, graduating on time, and the positive development of the whole student. At Clarion University, housing includes:

  • A 24/7 community of support
  • A place where safety and security are top priorities
  • A residential experience that fosters personal development, meaningful engagement, and life-long relationships
  • Convenience to all academic buildings, Eagle Commons, Gemmell Student Center, and Tippin Gymnasium 
  • Fully furnished rooms and spaces
  • All-inclusive living, including housing, utilities, cable, and Internet

Our staff is trained to assist you and ensure that you have a positive experience while living in campus housing.  We have designed a variety of programs and activities which we are confident you will enjoy. New to housing this year, we are offering gender-inclusive housing for those that are interested.  For additional information, please contact the Residence Life staff at

All students living in our residence halls/suites are required to purchase a meal plan. To learn about your options and purchase a meal plan visit  Meal plans are not required at Reinhard Villages. 

For information about our freshmen and sophomore residency requirement, please visit here.  

Housing Contact Information

Clarion Campus
Office of Residence Life and Housing
218 Becht Hall
840 Wood Street 
Clarion, PA 16214 
814-393-1860 fax

Venango Campus Housing
Clarion University - Venango
1801 West First Street
Oil City, PA 16301
814-676-6591, ext. 1211
877-VENANGO, ext. 1211

Last Updated 11/3/22