FAQ Friday - Housing
1. Can I be an RA as an incoming student?
+ All of our RAs (Resident Assistants) are carefully selected from a pool of continuing student applicants. After you’ve been here and established yourself on campus, you can start the application process to become an RA!
2. How safe is your campus?
+ PLNU’s campus is among the safest in San Diego county. There is only one entrance/exit on campus, and it’s monitored by in-person Public Safety employees 24 hours a day, every day of the week! Check out Public Safety here.
3. How many people live in a room?
+ There are a variety of ways students can live on campus. Typically, you’ll be in a room with one other person, but you can live in a room alone, you can live with two others, or in the apartments on campus, you could live with four others! See FAQ: Housing #4 for more details!
4. What are the different Res Halls?
+ PLNU has seven Residence Halls and apartments on campus. Students who want to can live on campus all four years! Hendricks and Young Halls (voted the country’s Most Surfable Dorm!) are closest to the water, and house freshmen and sophomore men. Klassen and Nease Halls are a little further up the hill and are home to many of our freshmen and sophomore women. Finch Hall generally houses sophomore and junior women, and its counterpart, Wiley Hall, houses sophomore and junior men. Goodwin Hall and the on campus Flex apartments are generally open to upperclassmen first. Check out ALL of the on campus housing options here!
5. How much does it cost to live on campus?
+ On campus housing costs don’t vary based on which Res Hall or apartment you live in. Point Loma groups Room and Board (housing and food) costs, so an average yearly cost for your housing and your meal plan for the 2010-2011 academic year is about $8600!
6. How long can I live on campus?
+ Students who come to PLNU as freshmen and sophomore, and/or who are straight out of high school are guaranteed on campus housing for all four years at PLNU, if you want it. Transfer juniors and seniors who want to live on campus are generally able to be accommodated too, but have to apply to live here.
7. What are rooms on campus like?
+ They vary! Some are traditional hall-style living, some are units, and the apartments are just two bed, two bath apartments! You can see inside every Res Hall here!
8. I’ve been admitted…when do I find out where I’ll live, and who my roommate will be?
+ Soon!! Residential Life is working hard to put you in the right spot with the right people! You should get your housing info via the student portal in July!