Housing Contracts

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As soon as you accept your offer of admission to Penn State University Park, you can accept your Housing and Food Service Contract. Start by logging onto your eLiving account.  

Do you have questions about your contract? The links below will help.

Break Access/Holiday Housing

The University officially closes during the three official break periods. Learn more about available housing options if you are unable to leave campus during those time periods.

Direct Room Exchange

Learn more about the process to find another student interested in exchanging rooms.


Your online portal for your Housing Contract, meal plan, and room assignments.

Gender-Neutral Housing

Learn more about housing options available for students with gender identity or gender expression concerns.

Housing Contract Timeline

Keep track of what happens during the housing assignment process.

Housing Exemptions

First-year students are required to live on campus, but some exemptions apply. Read about them here.

How to Get a Contract

Learn about the process of requesting and receiving a Housing Contract at Penn State.

Make a Payment

The Bursar’s Office handles all payments for your semester bill, including room and board charges.

Medical Accommodations

If you need special accommodation as a resident student, we can help. Learn more here.

Meningitis Vaccine

Learn more about the state law requiring on-campus students to submit a Meningococcal Vaccination Certification.

Partial Year Contracts

If you are graduating early, or will not be on campus during the spring semester for study aboard, an internship, or another reason, learn more about partial-year contracts.

Room & Board Rates

Check room and board rates for current and upcoming academic sessions.


Learn about on-campus housing for sororities at Penn State University Park.

Terms & Conditions

Here’s the fine print for your housing contract.

Videos & Tutorials

Watch our videos and tutorials to learn more about Housing.