Millikin's 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 Students

  • 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 Your

  • Residents will develop full autonomy and live off campus independently

News

Millikin Move-In Day
Campus | Community | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Top 5 Essentials for Living in a Residence Hall
August 21, 2019, 2:00pm
From finding creative storage space to Big Blue gear It's always an exciting time when new students and upperclassmen return to campus for the start of a new academic year, and it's no...
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Millikin Move-In Day
Academic | Campus | Community
Excitement on campus as Millikin students return
August 21, 2019, 12:45pm
Top 5 Essentials for Living in a Residence Hall The energy and buzz around Millikin University is back as students have returned to campus for the start of the fall 2019 semester. First-...
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Paul Lidy
Alumni & Friends | Campus | Community
Millikin's Paul Lidy named candidate for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of The Year
April 3, 2019, 10:00am
Lidy to raise funds for a world without blood cancers between March 28 and June 8 The Greater Illinois Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has announced that Paul Lidy '04...
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