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Summer Housing at Western
Western Illinois University will offer flexible lodging to accommodate most all summer school students. No meal plan is required, but there will be in-hall dining option on most days using a meal plan, Rocky Dollars or cash. Here are the two options available for Summer Housing:
- 8-Week session: If you want lodging for the full 8-week session, we will provide traditional student lodging in an air conditioned residence hall room on a floor with other summer school students. Please contact UHDS at 309-298-2461 or visit Seal Hall for more information or to sign-up for summer housing. Rates for 8-week session is determined based on your current rate assessment plan (i.e. Plan J, K, L, M, etc).
- 4-Week session: For students taking classes for the 1st 4-weeks or 2nd 4-weeks only, we will provide traditional student lodging in an air conditioned residence hall room on a floor with other summer school students. Please contact UHDS at 309-298-2461 or visit Seal Hall for more information or to sign-up for summer housing. Rates for 8-week session is determined based on your current rate assessment plan (i.e. Plan J, K, L,M, etc).
- Non-Continuous/Commuter Students: For students taking classes sporadically throughout the semester and therefore wanting non-continuous housing, we will provide a room on a floor either with other students or other guest lodging in an air conditioned residence hall. The rate for this type of lodging is $17+ lodging tax per person per night for single occupancy or $11+ lodging tax per person per night for double occupancy. Non-Continuous/Commuter student housing requests should contact Caitlin Davis at CD-Davis@wiu.edu.
Because of staffing and cleaning schedules, housing will not be provided during pre-session. The earliest move-in date for summer school housing is Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Housing Services during the Summer Session:
- Information Desk: The Information Desk is open 24 hours when conferences or events are in session. Mail drop off and general campus information is available at the Information Desk. If you need assistance during the hours the desk is closed, call the Office of Public Safety (398-298-1949) and they will page a staff member.
- Residence Hall Staff: Within your hall you have summer assistants and a conference director you can contact for information and assistance. Room and phone numbers for the conference staff can be obtained from the hall desk.
- Safety/Security: Residence Hall staff and Office of Public Safety Staff will do rounds within the buildings during the summer session. Please lock your door even if you are in the room. Do not leave valuables in your room unattended. Immediately report any missing items or suspicious persons and activities to your conference/camp staff and the conference coordinator. In case of emergency, follow the evacuation procedures on the back of your room door. Do not tamper with any equipment, including smoke detectors and fire alarms. Individuals and or conference/camp groups will be charged for tampering.
- Dining Center: A Dining Center will be open for your convenience for breakfast, lunch and dinner periodically throughout the summer; but there will not be continuous dining services. The Union may also have options for dining throughout the summer. Please check dining schedule for exact meals and meal times. Dining plans are not required but you will have the option to add money (billed directly to your student account) to use as a meal plan during the summer session.
- Convenience Store: A C-store may be available (depending on summer hours), selling a wide variety of convenience goods.
- Vending: Machines are located in the lobby areas. Please ask an information desk or conference staff member for locations.
- Lounges: Lounges are located on each floor for study or social use. Feel free to use these areas at any time.
- Laundry Facilities: Rocky Dollar and Coin operated washers and dryers are available on public floors.
Housing Policies during the Summer Session:
- Check-in: Check-in for summer school students will be at the Information Desk. If you are a conference guest or non-continous/commuter student, please contact Caitlin Davis (CD-Davis@wiu.edu) to arrange check-in/check-out appointments.
- Alcohol/Smoking: Students and guests are expected to comply with all local, state and federal laws regarding the use of alcohol and drugs. In addition, smoking is permitted outside, in designated areas only. Student and guests are not allowed to smoke or have alcohol in their rooms or inside the building.
- Keys: Room keys are property of the University and are the responsibility of the guest and student. Carry your key with you at all times, as your key is needed for the elevator and floor access. Do not prop doors open; this poses a security risk to students and guests. Report any lost keys to conference staff immediately. Any keys not returned will be assessed a $50 charge.
- Noise: Quiet hours for the summer session are from 9:00 pm to 11:00 am.
- Rooms: Please leave all furniture (beds, couches, chairs, etc.) in original configuration. Ceiling tiles, walls and smoke detectors in the rooms and hallways are not to be disturbed. Notify your conference staff immediately if there is damage in your room when you arrive so that you will not be charged in error. The conference/camp or student will be billed damages to rooms and public areas that can be directly attributed to conference/camp participants or student.
- Decorations/Posters/Signs: Signs and poster materials must be approved by the Conference Hall Coordinator prior to being posted. Nails, tacks, hooks, etc. on furniture, painted walls, ceilings, windows, or doors are not permitted.