ATU Summer Housing

Summer housing offers you the opportunity to take advantage of campus resources, take summer classes, and save on commuting time at a pretty reasonable rate. Wanting to finish your degree faster? Residence Life offers special discounts for students enrolling in at least 6 summer credit hours.

Application opens March 01, 2024. Apply for summer housing through the housing portal/additional housing/summer (click button below).

 

 Apply for Summer Housing

 

Summer 2024 housing Dates

Dates: May 12, 2024 at noon to August 08, 2024 at noon.

Students must apply for summer housing through the housing portal and select the dates needed from date of check-in (no earlier than May 12) to date  of check-out (no later than August 08).

Housing charges will depend on  the number of nights selected (# of nights X nightly rate per person), hours enrolled, and lenght of stay. See nightly charges and special discounts below.

Current spring residents staying until the end of spring (May 08) applying to live on campus for the summer starting May 12 will be able to remain on campus until their summer room is ready at no extra charge. They just need to request spring extended stay.

 

Important Dates for Summer Residents

Transitioning from Summer to Fall Housing: 

  • All halls except M Street and Nutt: Friday, July 26 from 9am to 5pm
    • Key to summer room returned: By Monday, July 29 at noon
  • M Street and Nutt: Tuesday, August 06 and Wednesday, August 07 from 9am to 5pm
    • Key to summer room returned: By Friday, August 09 at noon

Not Staying for Fall:

  • Must check out by Thursday, August 08 at noon

 

Summer 2024 housing Special Discounts to finish your degree faster

  
1. LIVE ON CAMPUS THREE MONTHS. PAY FOR TWO.

Must meet all requirements below:

    • Enroll in 6 summer credit hours overall summer
    • Current ATU student
    • Good academic and conduct standing
    • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
    • Sign an academic year contract and live on campus during Fall 2024
    • Submit a summer contract before the deadline of May 10

* Only residents with a Fall 2024 booking in the University Commons will be allowed to live there in the summer.

Cost of entire summer: 

* Discount credit will be applied at the end of the summer upon verification of all requirements.

Building

Double Room

Discount Credit*

Jones Hall Double

$849

$289

University Commons - 2 & 4 bedroom
(Only Building G will be used)

$1199

$409

- Additional halls may be used based on demand.
- Students selecting a single room would also be charged the single room fee.


2. LIVE ON CAMPUS THE ENTIRE SUMMER FOR FREE.

Must meet all requirements below:

    • Enroll in 9 summer credit hours overall summer
    • Current ATU student
    • Good academic and conduct standing
    • Live in Jones Hall
    • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
    • Sign an academic year contract and live on campus during Fall 2024
    • Submit a summer contract before the deadline of May 10

Cost of entire summer: 

* Discount credit will be applied at the end of the summer upon verification of all requirements.  

Building

Double Room

Discount Credit

Jones Hall Double

$850

$850

- Additional halls may be used based on demand.
- Students selecting a single room would also be charged the single room fee.

 

SUMMER 2024 Room Prepayment

A $50 room prepayment will be required to secure a spot on campus for summer. This prepayment will be refunded to the student's account on or before August 1st.


Summer 2024 Locations & Rates

These rates are for students not eligible for special discounts: Live on campus for three months and pay for two, or free housing (see above).

University Commons housing will only be provided for students with a Fall 2024 booking for the University Commons. All other residents will be assigned based on preference and availability.

Building

Summer Rate
(Double)

Double Nightly
Rate
(88 nights in summer term)
Single Nightly
Rate
(88 nights in summer term)
Jones TBA TBA TBA
University Commons (2 & 4 bedroom)
(Only Building G will be used)
TBA TBA TBA

 

SUMMER HOUSING Eligibility Requirements


University housing is available to students who are officially admitted to the university and who are enrolled

  1. To be eligible to be a resident in a University residence hall or apartment during summer terms a person must:
    1. Be enrolled in a Summer Session (May, June/July, or July/August), or
    2. Be a current Spring 2024 resident.
    3. Be a Fall 2024 resident.
  2. Online Only students are eligible to live on campus.
  3. The University reserves the right not to contract with persons who are currently violating or have previously violated the terms and conditions of a housing contract or other University rules or regulations, or who have a past due balance with the University.

 

Summer Room Placement

  • Residence Life will assign rooms to all applicants who signed a summer contract. 
  • University Commons housing will only be provided for students with a Fall 2024 booking for the University Commons. 
    • Only building G will be used. Residents of other University Commons buildings will be required to move to building G.
  • Room assignments will be emailed the last week of April including instructions for:
    • move-in, or
    • to move from spring housing to summer housing.

 

Summer Contract and Cancellations

  • Residents are urged to submit a housing application only if they are certain they wish to reside in campus housing.
  • Contract cancellation dates and fees:

    • Residents who cancel their contract within five (5) business days of the date of submission of the contract to the ATU Residence Life Office will forfeit their entire prepayment ($50).
    • Residents who cancel their contract within ten (10) business days of the date of submission of the contract to the ATU Residence Life Office will forfeit their entire prepayment ($50) and a $250 cancellation fee shall be imposed by placing it on the student’s Arkansas Tech University account.
    • After initial term has started or resident has checked-in and received a key, this contract may only be cancelled by the student for the following reasons: graduation, student teaching or academic internship, marriage, or military leave.
    • See contract for cancellation dates and fees.


SUMMER 2024 HOUSING CONTRACT

 

Summer 2024 Meal Plans

Residents are required to purchase a meal plan unless living in the University Commons Apartments. 

MEAL PLAN
COST
AVAILABILITY
Summer 100 100 meals + $50 DCB [$945/summer] Hall and apartment residents
Summer 65 65 meals + $75 DCB [$683/summer] Hall and apartment residents
Summer 30 30 meals + $50 DCB [$345/summer] Hall and apartment residents
Commuter F DCB only [$500] Apartment residents only
Commuter G DCB only [$300] Apartment residents only
  • Resident will select their meal plan in the housing portal after room is assigned.
  • Should resident fail to select a meal plan in the housing portal, resident will automatically be assigned the meal plan determined by the contract: Summer 65.
  • Resident will not be able to change their summer meal plans.
  • Meal plans are non-transferable.
  • If the first meal plan runs out, students may add up to one additional meal plan. To add additional plan:
    • Make sure account is paid in full or you are on a current term payment plan. This is necessary before the additional meal plan is activated.
    • Email Student Accounts at cardoffice@atu.edu with Tnumber, name, and which additional plan is needed.
  • Any inquiries for meal plans should be directed to Student Accounts, Brown Building, Suite 241, 105 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801, (479) 498-0271.