Frequently Asked Questions

Assignments

Q: How much does it cost to live on-campus?

A: The cost of housing varies. You may view the Residence Hall Rates 2017-2018.

Q: I have a disability that requires I have special housing accommodations. What do I need to do?

A: Please contact the Center for Academic Services-Disabilities Services for assistance at (817)257-6567 or visit their website for additional information.

Q: I am interested in Honors Housing…what do I need to do?

A: Please contact Colby Birdsell in the Honors College at c.birdsell@tcu.edu or Jason Dunn at jason.dunn@tcu.edu or by phone (817)257-7125.

Q: If I currently live off-campus or at home, can I live on-campus for the Fall?

A: Please email housing@tcu.edu. While we cannot guarantee housing, we will do everything we can to accommodate you.

Q: How can I request a room or roommate change?

A: All change requests must be emailed to housing@tcu.edu. Roommate requests must be mutual.

Q: I am leasing privately through the GrandMarc, what do I have to do for housing?

A: Please send your email to housing@tcu.edu with your name, TCU ID# and GrandMarc information. We will confirm your GrandMarc lease later in the semester. You are not required to purchase a meal plan, but we encourage you to take advantage of the convenience they provide. You may purchase a commuter dining plan beginning August 1 via my.tcu.edu.

If you questions about your lease through the GrandMarc, please contact their Leasing Office at (817)924-2900.

Q: Can I see a set of floor plans for my Residence Hall?

A: Housing and Residence Life does not have floor plans that we can share with our residents.

Q: If I am transferring to TCU, can I live on-campus?

A: A limited number of housing spaces are designated for incoming transfer students who have been out of high school less than two years, regardless of how many credit hours you have. To determine if you are eligible for one of those spaces and/or to pay the $900 non‐refundable enrollment deposit, please contact Transfer Admission at (817)257‐7490. You must pay the non‐refundable enrollment deposit and submit Bacterial Meningitis vaccination records to the TCU Health Center before you have access to the housing application.

Q: May I live on-campus with a sibling/family member who is also attending TCU?

A: You may request to live with a sibling of the same gender on-campus and you need to mutually request one another via the Housing Application.

Q: How long am I required to live on campus?

A: TCU has a two year live on requirement. For details please read the 2017-2018 Housing and Dining License.

Q: Can I live at home?
A: Freshmen and Sophomores are permitted to live at home with your  parent/legal guardian; however, to request an exception to live with a different family member, you may email housing@tcu.edu. Requests for an appeal cannot be guaranteed.

Meal Plans

Q: How can I see what meal plans are offered?

A: You may view 2017-2018 Meal Plans via TCU’s dining website.

Q: How do I change my meal plan?

A: You may log into your housing application via my.tcu.edu and go to the “Meal Plan Selection” tab until Thursday, August 18. Between August 19 and September 6 please email housing@tcu.edu to request a change in meal plan.

Q: How do I cancel my meal plan?

A: Only juniors and seniors who live in Village East, GrandMarc or Sandage/McCart may cancel their meal plan by emailing housing@tcu.edu with your name, TCU ID#, fall room assignment and request for meal plan cancellation until the 12th class day (Wednesday, September 6, 2017).

Tours and On-Campus Fairs

Q: How can I get a tour of a Residence Hall and specifically the room I’ve been assigned to?

A: Housing and Residence Life does not tour specific rooms in each hall, but will tour a typical room in a Residence Hall. For a schedule of tours hosted by admissions click here. Summer 2016 tours hosted by our housing staff are from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday until July 29. Please go to the Wright Hall Media Center.

Q: How can I get information regarding off-campus apartments?

A: Every semester Housing and Residence Life hosts an off-campus housing fair for our students. The students have the opportunity to visit with representatives from different apartment complexes. The time and dates of these vendor fairs will be advertised via TCU email and will be featured via our website events calendar.