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First-time GSW Freshmen Students

We are excited that you will be joining our Georgia Southwestern Family! A housing packet will be mailed to you from our Admissions Office once you are accepted. If you have questions, regarding the process or mail outs, feel free to contact them. 

First time SGSC Freshmen Students

We are excited that you would like to live on campus at Georgia Southwestern! The housing information will be sent to you from the SGSC Entry Program Office once you have been accepted. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Exemption from Residency

All freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus.  If you wish to live off campus and meet the exemption requirements listed below, please submit a 2015-16 Exemption from Residency Form.

  • I will be 21 years of age prior to August 31 of the next academic year.
  • I am married.
  • I have a child who lives with me.
  • I will be living with my parents and commuting from within a 50 – mile radius.

Upperclassmen, Transfer, and Graduate Students

Please submit an Upperclassmen Housing Application to ensure you get the room you want.  

Non – Retuning Residents

If you are graduating or not returning to GSW, please submit a Non - Returning Form in order to receive your deposit.

Meningitis Form

All residential students must also submit a Meningitis Form.

Housing Appeal

If you have already filled out a housing contract and would like to appeal your obligation to it, please submit an Appeal of Housing Obligation Form.

Checking Out of the Residence Halls

If a student is withdrawing from the university or has an emergency and needs to check out of the residence halls the student must complete the General Check-out Packet and submit all paperwork to the Office of Residence Life located on the 3rd floor of the Student Success Center.

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