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SWOSU Housing FAQs

There is parking available around each building. You (and every other student) do need a parking permit, which you can get from the Campus Police (offices are located at the southeast corner of campus). Make sure to take your Student ID,  and know the license plate number, and the make and model of your vehicle.​

University housing is available for current SWOSU students, faculty and staff only.

Housing accommodations are available in a nine-month academic term and/or a three-month summer term. Space is often limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can make payments all at once or in four installments. Any further questions, please contact the business office at 580.774.3019.

A meal plan must be purchased if you live in a residence hall.

Private rooms are assigned as space permits and are allotted on a seniority basis for all returning residents. All new applicants are given priority according to completed deposit and reservation agreement. E-mail requests to

You are free to change your mind and receive your refunded deposit anytime before the cancellation deadline on the contract. Cancellation after the deadline will result in a forfeit of the deposit. Once a resident officially checks into his/her residence, he/she is bound to fulfill the full term and cancellation would then require an opt-out fee. E-mail requests to

E-mails will be sent to the residents SWOSU student e-mail account by June 15. The e-mail will give room number, roommate name and the roommate’s phone number.

On the application (back), make sure to fill out the roommate questionnaire. Put your roommate request AND fill out description/expectations. Note: Do this ASAP because once assignments are made it is difficult to make changes.

E-mail your request to OR go to the Residence Life Office (located at southwest corner of Neff Hall under the blue awning).

You can use your ID card at:

  • Duke's Diner (cafeteria)
  • University Grill (food court)
  • Bulldog Beanery (located in student union)
  • Brandy’s Grab ‘n’ Go
  • University Market (also known as the C-store, located next to the bookstore),
  • Vending machines in the buildings for food/dining purposes

Your SWOSU ID also gets you free admission into:

  • SWOSU games/activities
  • Wellness Center