In consideration of social distancing and out of an abundance of caution, we are working remotely whenever possible. The Housing Office, including Residential Education and Housing & Student Life Operations remains open, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. We ask that you contact us to set up an appointment, should you require to meet with one of our staff directly.  We can also be reached at or (828) 251-6700. Please be aware that response times may be delayed, however, we will respond as soon as possible.

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Living on Campus puts you right in the heart of campus life! With 16 residence halls, there is a fit for every student. Whether you choose Mills or Founders, our popular halls among freshmen, The Ridges, where students can enjoy a wooded respite that borders the Botantical Gardens, or The Woods, our on-campus apartments, you will be close to all of your classes, dining facilities, and more! Whichever hall you choose, we know that you will love your home away from home.