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Student Temporary Housing Policy

Shippensburg University temporary housing accommodations are available for short-term or long-term use. Shippensburg University maintains a limited number of housing units available for rent for students on a temporary basis. The units are traditional residence hall rooms. There is a $5 per night fee for any student staying temporarily in housing. Although these accommodations can be made for long term use, it is not meant to be for a lasting period of time and/or permanent.

Procedures for Temporary Student Housing

  1. Students can inquire about temporary housing via webform (Student Temporary Housing form).
  2. Housing and Residence Life will provide confirmation of temporary housing availability to the student upon review of the Student Temporary Housing form.
  3. Housing and Residence Life will work directly with the student to coordinate temporary housing accommodations.
  4. In cases where a new employee arrives on a weekend to check into temporary housing, Housing and Residence Life will work with Public Safety to distribute the key, ID card, and parking pass for the student.
  5. Special accommodations may be made between Housing and Residence Life and the department/division.
  6. The student will need to sign the Guest Housing Policy lease agreement (attached).
  7. All guests should leave items provided in the room upon checkout. The cost to replace a key in a McLean or Mowrey Hall room is $40.