Residence Policy

  • First-year and transfer students with 23 credits or fewer live in University-operated residence halls. Upperclass students (sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students with more than 24 credits) live in The Woods at Millikin Apartments and fraternity and sorority housing.
  • 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 or children
    • Be of senior standing (88 credits or more and by matriculation PLUS beginning their 7th Millikin semester) at the beginning of the fall term
    • Live within a 40-mile radius of campus and with a parent/guardian
    • Demonstrate significant financial hardship (defined as having exhausted all loan eligibility, verified through the Office of Campus Life and Student Financial Services)