Housing and Dining

Woodbury University provides several options for creating your home away from home while you are completing your degree. There are housing and meal plan options that fit a variety of budgets and living preferences to choose from.

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Announcement

The New Student Housing Application will be available starting Friday, March, 1st at 8:00am PDT.
 The priority period will end on Wednesday, April 10th at 5:00pm PDT.

For instructions and further information, please scroll down to “Applying for Housing”.

Add [email protected] to your safe list or address book so important emails do not get sent to the spam folder. Please scroll down for more information about on-campus housing and how to apply.

 

North Hall

North Hall

North Hall is a three-story, air-conditioned student residence hall separated into 11 community sections. Each section houses up to 15 students, who share a community kitchen and bathroom. North Hall also has a common central lounge, drink and snack machines, and laundry facilities.

South Hall

South Hall

South Hall is a traditional single-story, coed student residence built around a courtyard in the center of the campus. Rooms are not air-conditioned but are equipped with ceiling fans. Separate community bathrooms are conveniently located in the male and female hallways. South Hall is equipped with laundry facilities, drink and snack machines, and a common kitchen. South Hall is also home to the Fitness Center.

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Why should you live on campus?

Create your home away from home while you complete your degree. Research shows that students who live on campus have higher GPAs and are more likely to graduate. On-campus housing means that students are just steps away from everything that they need, including:

  • Classes and studios
  • Woody’s Café
  • University library
  • Computer labs
  • Staff and faculty offices
  • Academic support services
  • Associated Students of Woodbury University events and programming
  • Basketball courts
  • Fitness center
  • Pool

Applying for Housing

Here’s what you need to know to apply for housing at Woodbury.

Assignment to a preferred building or room is contingent upon availability and is NOT GUARANTEED. If desired space is not available, the student will be assigned any available space. Contracts are not terminated if desired space or style is unavailable. Requests for roommates should be submitted simultaneously by all parties and is not guaranteed.

Fall 2024 Housing Deadlines

New Students
  • Application available – March 1st at 8:00 AM PDT.
  • Priority deadline –  April 10th at 5:00 AM PDT or when applications reach capacity.
  • New students will be notified by email of any housing updates. An email will be sent from Woodbury Housing when an assignment has been made by mid May.
Returning Students
  • Application available – March 1st at 8:00 AM PDT.
  • Priority deadline – April 10th at 5:00 AM PDT or when applications reach capacity.

Returning students will be notified by email of any housing updates. An email will be sent from Woodbury Housing regarding the room assignment process by early May.

For all housing-related questions, please email us at [email protected]

 

 

 

Fall 2024 Housing Assignment Priority

Housing assignment will be made based on the following priority:

New Students 
  • Out-of-state freshman
  • International freshman
  • In-state freshman students outside of a 20-mile radius
  • Transfer students outside of a 20-mile radius
  • All other new students, based on the date the application was received
Returning Students 
  • International students
  • Out of state
  • In-state outside of a 20-mile radius
  • In-state within a 20-mile radius
  • Students not falling into any of the above categories

Spring 2025 Housing Assignment Priority

Assignments will be made based on the date the application was received. Due to limited room availability, room type preferences are NOT guaranteed.                

The housing contract policy for 2024-2025 is available here:

Housing contract policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about housing at Woodbury.

Upon submitting your housing application, please allow up to three business days for housing staff to process the application. Students will then receive an email from [email protected] regarding the status of their application.

Students who apply during the priority period will be informed of their housing status in early May.

 

New Residents

The new resident housing application can be found here. Fill out the application entirely and be sure to click “Submit” to complete the application.

Returning Residents

Please go to Woodbury Residence and sign in with your Woodbury credentials to complete the housing application. If you have forgotten your login information, please contact [email protected].

There is no application fee to apply for housing for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

There is no deposit for housing, however, a housing prepayment fee is required if you are assigned a bed space.

Once you are assigned a bed space in housing, a housing prepayment fee of $250.00 is required within 5 business days of the room assignment.

This prepayment fee will be due on July 8. This fee will be credited to your university account and is used to secure your housing assignment.

Failure to complete the housing prepayment may result in losing your housing assignment so please make sure to check your email throughout the summer.

Visit our off-campus housing page for information and resources on local housing.

For additional help searching for off campus housing options and/ or roommates, email [email protected]

You may also wish to contact your financial aid counselor to see if you can receive a revised financial aid package.

All furniture is provided by Woodbury and may not be removed from the room. If you have questions regarding what items to bring to campus, meal plans, or more, please contact [email protected]

Some suggested items to bring with you
  • Non-Halogen Lamp
  • Dry Erase Board
  • Toiletries
  • Laundry Supplies (check specifics for your assigned residence hall here)
  • Hangers
  • Bed Linens and Pillows
  • Towels / Washcloths
  • Personal Items
  • Hand Vacuum
  • First Aid Supplies / Medications
  • Stationary Supplies
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Mug / Cups
  • Heavy Duty Extension Cord (UL approved not rated less than 125 volts / 15 amps)
  • Wastebasket
  • Refrigerator (maximum of 3 cubic feet, 1.5 amps max, only one permitted per room)
  • Cell Phone
    The following items are supplied in all residence hall rooms
  • Bed frame/mattress
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Dresser
  • Closet or wardrobe
    Please note that all furniture provided must remain in the room. Storage is not available for bed frames, mattresses, etc.

    Items to leave at home (because they are prohibited in the residence halls)
  • Candles, incense, and oil burners
  • Electrical appliances with heating elements or high energy consumption, such as microwaves, air fryers, hot plates, electric coffee pots, immersion heaters, popcorn poppers, crock pots, electrical heaters, electric frying pans, electric woks, stoves, toaster ovens, air conditioners, torchiere style halogen lamps, ultra-violet sun lamps or any other appliance which uses over 800 watts of electricity (with the exception of hairdryers), and/or any appliance that does not meet current UL specifications.
  • Refrigerators over 3 cubic feet
  • Extension cords longer than 10 feet
  • Any type of upholstered furniture not provided by the University which do not meet Fire Code CAL 133 or CAL 117 are prohibited. Each piece must be suitably labeled and written notice of compliance is required.
  • Pets, other than fish, are prohibited. Fish must be kept in aquariums 20 gallons or smaller.

The 2024-2025 Housing Student and International Student Immunization Policy & FAQ are linked below: 

Immunization Requirements 

Immunization FAQ

Residence Life allows individuals who wish to cancel their contract the ability to submit a petition for termination. The petition is reviewed on the 15th of each month and can take up to thirty days for a decision.

Petition to cancel housing contract

Fall 2024:

Friday, August 23: Residence halls open to freshman students at 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Saturday, August 24: Residence halls open to freshman students at 6:00 am.

Residence halls open to all students at 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Moving in outside of the specified hours may result in a $50.00 fee

Additional move-in information will be sent out when a student has a confirmed bed assignment.

 

Spring 2025

Saturday, January 11: Residence halls open to all students at 9:00 am.

Residents will use the following address:

Student First Name, Student Last Name
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504

During weekday business hours, all mail and packages can be picked up in Central Services, located in the Whitten Center.

Please email the IT help desk for any Wi-Fi related issues at [email protected].

Returning students with a confirmed bed space will be able to select their own specific rooms during the summer. Please continue to check your Woodbury email for updates and further instructions.

Spring 2025 applications will be made available in November 2024. Room type and availability may be limited. Room type preferences are NOT guaranteed.

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Meal Plans

Dining rooms and cafés are gathering places. Breaking bread together helps to create a sense of community and comfort. As Woodbury’s food-service provider, Bon Appétit recognizes the important role that it fills and takes great care to honor its partnership with the university.

Bon Appétit believes in serving only the freshest food at Woody’s Café. It creates food in a socially responsible manner and uses authentic ingredients to provide flavorful, nutritious meals made from scratch.

Get a 360-degree view of the Woody’s patio

 

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