At Lock Haven University, undergraduate class data proves students who lived on campus had a 13% higher graduation rate than students who did not live on campus. In fact, students specifically stated living on campus helped them transition to University life and added to their educational experience. Students overwhelmingly stated they felt safe living in the residence halls.
Beginning with Fall 2021, students new to Lock Haven University will live on campus for their first four (4) regular semesters (excluding winter intersession, summer session, and dual enrollment program) unless they meet one of the following approved exemptions:
- Residing with parent(s) or legal guardian within the commuting distance of 35 miles from Lock Haven University
- Being 21 years of age or older before the first day of the fall semester
- Being married
- Having children
Those seeking an exemption will need to submit the Request for Exemption from Housing Requirement form during the housing selection process. Visit Sign Up For Housing to learn more.