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Residence Hall Room Rates

2015-2016


All students must complete the Housing Application and Contract.  Students access the housing application through a link on RU Access, by clicking Registration & Other Student Services and then clicking the link titled Housing Application & Maintenance Request. 

New Students

New students pay a housing deposit of $500.  They are assigned to rooms based on when their $500 housing deposit was received. Students will be able indicate housing preferences, during the application process.  We do not guarantee that preferences will be met, but will do our best to accommodate. 

Returning Students

Returning students complete the Housing Application and Contract and then participate in the Room Selection Process.  The Room Selection Process takes place during the last full week of March.  Students are given a day and time when they can enter the housing application to select their room.  This date and time indicates the first opportunity they have to enter the system, but they can enter the room any time after that point until the process closes.  See below for the Room Selection Week schedule.

  • Monday:  Graduate Students and Seniors
  • Tuesday:  Group Day
    • Group Day is designed for students, who would like to live together and have agreed to go through Room Selection together.  Students qualify as a “group”, when they have the exact number of people needed to fill a suite or apartment.
  • Wednesday:  Juniors and Sophomores
  • Thursday:  Open
  • Friday:  Closes at 11:59pm

Wabash Building Residence

Room Type Academic
Contract
 Meal Plan 
(for Academic Year)
Total (Room and
Meal Plan) 
Private Bedroom $11,970
$3,552  $15,522
Economy Private Bedroom $11,570 $3,552  $15,122
Double Bedroom $8,980 $3,552  $12,532
Triple Bedroom $7,880 $3,552  $11,432

University Center

Room Type Academic
Contract
Meal Plan
(for academic Year) 
Total (Room and
Meal Plan, if required)
 
Private Bedroom in 4 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 4-Bedroom Apartment") $12,528 Not required $12,528
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 2-Bedroom Apartment") $10,248 Not required  $10,248
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Suite ("Quad Semi-Suite") $8,646 $2,844  $11,490
Shared Bedroom in 1 Bedroom Suite ("Double Deluxe") $9,816 $2,844  $12,660

Summer Housing


Summer housing is provided for Roosevelt students at University Center. There are two options for the summer housing contract.

  • 14 Weeks: May 11, 2015 - August 15, 2015
  • 12 Weeks: May 11, 2015 - August 2, 2015

We recommend that students contracted to live in university housing for the 2016-2016 academic year choose the 14 week plan. This guarantees that students have housing between the end of summer term and the beginning of fall term. Students planning to live off campus for the 2015-2016 academic year or who have an alternative place to live for the weeks in between summer and fall can choose the 12 week option. The deadline for summer housing is February 28th, 2015.

14 Week Summer Housing (May 11, 2015 - August 15, 2015)


Room Type Summer
Contract
Meal Plan
(for summer) 
Total (Room and 
Meal Plan, if required)
 
Private Bedroom in 4 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 4-Bedroom Apartment") $3,486 Not required $3,486
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 2-Bedroom Apartment") $3,304 Not required  $3,304
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Suite ("Quad Semi-Suite") $1,988 $1,246 $3,234
Shared Bedroom in 1 Bedroom Suite ("Double Deluxe") $2,450 $1,246 $3,696

12 Week Summer Housing (May 11, 2015 - August 2, 2015)


Room Type Summer
Contract
Meal Plan
(for summer) 
Total (Room and 
Meal Plan, if required)
 
Private Bedroom in 4 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 4-Bedroom Apartment") $2,988 Not required $2,988
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Apartment ("Quad 2-Bedroom Apartment") $2,832 Not required  $2,832
Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom Suite ("Quad Semi-Suite") $1,704 $1,068  $2,772
Shared Bedroom in 1 Bedroom Suite ("Double Deluxe") $2,100 $1,068  $3,168

Meal Plan Requirements

Residents living in a suite style room are required to have a standard/basic meal plan.  If you want to upgrade your meal plan, please contact Residence Life.  Students may choose to upgrade their plan at the beginning of each semester.  Upgrades only effect the current semester.  The plan resets to the standard/basic meal plan for the start of the next semester.

Wabash Building Residence: Dining packages are based on a declining balance plan. This program allows the resident to eat when they want, as often as they want, and gives them much more flexibility in what they wish to order. The declining balance system automatically deducts the amount of each purchase from the student's account. The amount of purchase and balance remaining in the account is shown on the student's purchase receipt. We encourage students to budget and utilize every dollar of their meal plan throughout the year.   Meal plan balances carry over from the fall semester to the spring semester, but do not carry over into summer sessions or from academic year to academic year. Any balances remaining at the end of a given academic year are forfeited and are non-refundable.

University Center: Dining packages are based on defined number of meals per week. Meals are all-you-care-to-eat (buffet-style).  When students purchase a meal plan, meals are loaded onto their account. Each time a student visits the dining hall, a meal will be deducted from this account. Only one meal is deducted per swipe. Unused meals remaining at the end of the week do not carry over to the following week.

Meal plans are accessed using your Roosevelt University ID Card at Wabash or your University Center ID Card at University Center.  Meal plans not transferable. Students must adhere to the following policies:

  • If you lose your card, notify security and dining immediately.
  • You cannot give your card to someone else to use your plan.
  • Purchasing food for friends or family is permissible only in your presence.
  • You must have your ID card with you to access your meal plan.

If you leave the residence hall within the first five weeks of an academic term a refund will be credited for the amount remaining on the plan minus a 10% termination fee.

After the first five weeks of a given academic term no meal plan credit will be available and the remaining balance will be forfeited.

If you leave the Wabash Residence Hall, but remain a student of Roosevelt University, the remaining balance of your plan will remain available for your use on a non-resident basis.