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Freshman-Sophomore Living Experience

Whether it is a late night study session, Iron Chef Westminster style, or a walk to the dollar movie theatre, living on campus provides you a great experience. You will make friendships which last a lifetime, become involved with campus activities, and get the most out of your college experience. Westminster will become your second home. 

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FRESHMAN RESIDENCE HALL OPTIONS

Traditional Style Housing

Apartment Style Housing

• Hogle
• Carleson

• Olwell
• Behnken


SOPHOMORE RESIDENCE HALL OPTIONS

Apartment Style Housing

• Stock
• Westminster On the Draw
• Century
• Villa Darvi

 

MEAL PLAN OPTIONS

All students living in Hogle, Carleson, Olwell, Behnken, and Stock are required to be on one of two meal plans offered for the entire academic year. Meals are served at the Cornerstone Cafe in the Shaw Student Center or Griff's Roost Coffee Shop in the Bassis Center. 

Gold Meal Plan: 
Semester: $1,774

 

Purple Meal Plan:
Semester: $1,405


Bon Appetit,  our dining service on campus provides high quality, sustainable meals that are prepared from scratch in the kitchen. Bon Appetit’s core values are based on cooking great tasting food, responsible productivity, enticing presentation, and being served in a warm and welcoming place. Recognizing that every client is unique, Bon Appetit serves tasty nutritious food for everyone: including vegetarians, vegans, and international diners. You will not find a cycle menu – there will be always be a wide variety of fresh, fun, and interesting items. Bon Appetit!

Mail your Housing Application Contract and $200 Housing Deposit to: 

Westminster College
Office of Residence Life
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105 
 

CAMPUS RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT

The Westminster Freshman-Sophomore Living Experience is designed to provide students with the best possible college experience. On-campus living promotes greater community, transition to college life, and facilitates positive first and second year experiences. Plus, students who live in student housing have better grades, are retained in higher numbers and graduate sooner.

We offer a variety of housing options for freshmen and sophomores. Activities are plentiful, campus is your backyard, and professors are just a 5 minute walk away.

Exemptions to our two-year residency requirement will be considered for students over 21 years of age; military or veteran status; married, domestically partnered, and/or with legally dependent children; independent student status; medical and disability circumstances; or other special circumstances which create substantial personal hardship. If you meet these requirements please fill out the Housing Exemption Form.


TOP REASONS TO LIVE ON CAMPUS 

  • Become a part of the Westminster family. When you make Westminster your new home, you become a member of the Westminster family and enjoy the benefits of on-campus living. You'll dine with your fellow Griffins in Shaw, grab a coffee in Bassis, and have quick access to join in on campus events like sports games, casino nights, visiting food trucks or be enlightened by renowned artists, authors, performers, and lecturers that regularly visit the campus. 

  • Take advantage of proximity. The beauty of Westminster’s small campus is that everything is easy walking distance: study with your classmates in the library for a group project, exercise in the Eccles Center with fitness classes or stop by your professor’s office to get quick help on a homework question. Leaving campus is just as easy. Use your student ID to “tap on” the public bus; it’s free to Westminster students. Plus, Sugar House businesses are only 5 minutes walking distance away:

    • DINING - Noodles, YellowFin Restaurant, Panda Express, Rubio’s, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Dolce Coffee, Pier 49, Training Table, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Tsunami, Masala Grill

    • SHOPPING - Old Navy, The Loft, Barnes & Noble, Nordstrom Rack, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Michaels, Massage Envy, Sugar House Alterations, Bikram Yoga, Deseret Book, US Nails, Electric Beach, Peerless Beauty Supply, Verizon Wireless, The UPS Store.

  • Look forward to independence. Everyone looks forward to livingaway from home. Having a roommate teaches you to set aside your differences and cooperate with people by learning more about them and how they function. having a roommate will help you expand your social skills.

  • Make studying easier. National research indicates that in general, students who live on campus have a higher retention rate than those who liveoff campus. (What Matters in College? Four Critical Years Revisited by Alexander W. Astin pg. 194. Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993.)

  • Use all of Westminster’s resources. Math lab, writing center, computer labs, eportfolio studio, access to faculty, counseling center, student government, on-campus jobs, and more.

  • Enjoy additional perks. No monthly bills! Campus housing Includes all utilities and internet. Plus, furniture is already in your room: bed, desk, dresser.