Office of Residence Life

With varied living options—from traditional residence halls to apartments, both single gender and co-ed, throughout campus—and a central dining location, Southwestern offers a unique residential academic community to its students.

News You Can Use:

2016 - 2017 RA Selection Process (click link for RA selection timeline)

January 29 - February 5 - Head RA applications available

February 5 - 12 - RA applications available

New RA Job Description

Returning RA Job Description

RA Application

2016 Summer Housing

More information coming soon.

2016 - 2017 Returning Student Housing Sign-Ups

*Reminder all current First-Year students are required to live on campus their second year.  College credit earned in high school does not count towards this requirement.*

Room Tours for upper-class housing will take place on the following dates.

  • Herman Brown/Moody-Shearn/McCombs - February 10 at 7 PM.  Meet in the Bishop’s Lounge at 6:55 PM.
  • Lord Center/Dorothy Lord Center - February 15 at 7 PM.  Meet in the Bishop’s Lounge at 6:55 PM.
  • Herman Brown/Moody-Shearn/McCombs - February 18 at 7 PM. Meet in the Bishop’s Lounge at 6:55 PM.

February 22 - 6:30 PM - Roommate Mix & Match - Dorothy Lord Center Community Room

Looking for a roommate? Join us for a fun and relaxed event to make new friends and meet a potential roommate.  Snacks provided!

February 15 - 22 - Online Housing Application Available for Returning Students

The Returning Student Housing Application will be available in WebAdvisor on February 15th.  Students are required to complete the online form before the deadline of February 22nd to sign up for housing. If you are planning to live off campus or in a fraternity house you are still required to complete page one of the housing form. 

March 7 - 9 - Online Room Selection for Group Leaders

The group leader will be assigned a housing selection time based on the most recent high school graduation year and average amount of hours for roommates/suitemates.  Please be sure to log in to WebAdvisor during your designated time slot.  You may NOT sign-up before your assigned time; however, you may sign-up at any time after your assigned time.  Only the group leader will have access to the room selection process.

Resident Assistant’s are on duty from 7 PM to 7 AM. You can reach the RA on duty at the following numbers:

Brown-Cody: (512) 819-7351
Mabee/Kurth: (512) 819-7350
HB/MS/Ruter: (512) 819-8809
McCombs/LC/DLC: (512) 819-7809