Housing Info

Dolson Hall


  • Residence Policy

    • Students may live in University operated residence halls (first-year students only) and apartments (if available), Greek chapter houses and The Woods at Millikin. All upperclassmen students reside at The Woods at Millikin.
    • Students wishing to live off-campus MUST meet one of the following criteria:
      • Be 24 years of age or older before August 1 of the petition year
      • Be married (marriage license may be required)
      • Have dependents
      • Be of senior standing (88 credits or more and by matriculation, beginning their 7th Millikin semester) at the beginning of the fall term
      • Live within a 40 mile radius of campus and living with a parent/guardian
      • Demonstrate significant financial hardship (defined as having exhausted all loan eligibility- verified through Student Financial Services)

    Residential learning outcomes for residential students

    By End of their First Year:

    • Residents will engage in the residential community through interactions, service, education, and programming.
    • Residents will be able to reflect and articulate their role in their residential community.
    • Residents will develop ownership and a sense of belonging in their residential community.
    • Residents will identify and reflect on their personal values in order to engage in inclusion and difference.
    • Residents will be able to identify the characteristics of a mature interpersonal relationship.
    • Residents will deepen their academic identity through para-professionals presence/programming, engaging in faculty/staff inside and outside their residential community.

    By End of their Second Year:

    • Residents will move from autonomy to interdependence.
    • Residents will develop confidence in problem solving skills and managing their lives.

    By End of their Third Year:

    • Residents will engage in their residential community and the Millikin/Decatur community.
    • Residents will understand the leasing process to live off campus.

    By End of their Fourth Year:

    • Residents will develop full autonomy and live off campus independently