Are students required to live on campus?
Freshmen and sophomores (59 hours or less) who do not have a parental legal address within the following counties Peach, Houston, Bibb, Macon, Crawford, or Taylor, are required to live on campus.
When can I apply for housing?
Students can apply for housing once fully admitted to FVSU. Please check the website, Wildcat email, and residence hall memos for dates on early housing renewal and deadlines.
How can I pay my housing reservation fee?
Students applying for housing will pay online with a credit/debit card while completing the application.
How will I know when my housing application and fee have been received?
You will receive notifications from the StarRez system when the application is complete and the fee has been received.
When and how will I be notified about my housing assignment?
Students choose their housing assignment as part of the application process.
How do I request a roommate?
Students should coordinate applying for housing at the same time as their roommate choice, so that the same room can be chosen.
How and when can I request a room change?
After the first day of classes, students must see the Assistant Director of Occupancy Management and their RLC to change room assignments. There is a fee to change room assignments.
How do I get on the waiting list for Wildcat Commons?
Once you apply for housing and pay your non-refundable housing application fee, you’re automatically on the waiting list for Wildcat Commons. When you get to the last step of the application, the “Confirmation Page”, your application provides a date and time stamp that tells us your position on the waiting list.
Does FVSU offer family or off-campus housing?
Unfortunately, FVSU does not provide housing for family or off-campus housing.
What if I have a housing request based on medical needs?
Students with medical conditions must state it on the housing application, attach documentation, and contact the Center for Retention Services. All requests documenting a specific need related to the Americans with Disabilities Act will be reviewed by the Director of Access and Accommodations. The office number is (478) 822-1072.
Are the halls open during holidays and breaks?
The Residence Halls are closed doing holidays and breaks such as (Fall/Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break).
How do I insure my personal belongings?
Residential Life provides informational pamphlets on Theft, Fire, Natural Disasters & Accidental Damage Insurance to students. Pamphlets are located in Wildcat Commons Clubhouse or visit www.nssi.com.
What if I don’t like living with my roommate?
If you are having trouble with your roommate, you will need to speak with your Resident Director to solve the problem.
How do I terminate my Housing Lease Agreement?
Please complete the housing cancellation form and return it to the Office of Residential Life to cancel your housing lease agreement. To cancel your housing lease agreement, please complete the housing cancellation form and return it to the Office of Residential Life. Please read your lease agreement for cancellation policy and fees.
What happens if I lose my key?
If you lose your key, you will need to see Key Personnel in Wildcat Commons Clubhouse as soon as possible to cancel your key and purchase another key. The contact number is (478) 825-6941.
I’ve lost or damaged my Student ID card. How do I get a replacement?
Replacement ID cards are issued in the Cashier’s Office for a fee of $25 dollars.
Who do I contact to change my personal information, such as address & phone numbers?
Students can log into their Banner Web account to change or update personal information or contact the Registrar’s Office at (478) 825-6282.
Are pets allowed in the residence halls?
No pets are allowed in the Residence Halls at any time.
Are there laundry facilities on campus?
Yes, there are laundry facilities located in each Residence Hall.
Does FVSU have maintenance and custodial services?
Yes, to request maintenance work, students must submit a Work Order Form to the RLC of their building; the custodial staff is responsible for cleaning the Residence Halls but not the student’s room. All students must clean their room.
What should I do if I become sick and need a healthcare provider?
The University provides health services to students during regular business hours (M-F, 8a-5p). During non-operational hours or official holidays – On campus students: Contact your Resident Assistant or the on-duty Residence Life Staff Member. All other students: Contact Campus Safety at (478) 825-6211 or the Emergency Room at Peach Regional Medical Center at (478) 825-8691. *We recommend that you check with your health insurance provider to ensure that your health insurance is accepted at the medical facility you choose to visit otherwise you may be required to pay up front. If you have questions refer to the Health Services web link or contact Health Services Center at (478) 825-6278.
How do I schedule a campus tour?
The Office of Recruitment and Admission offers campus tours on weekdays at 10 am and 2 pm. You can schedule a campus tour through the FVSU website here.
How do I receive my mail?
Students requesting postal service will need to visit the Postal Service web page here or contact the FVSU Postal Office (478) 825-6311 in the Lottie B. Lyons Student Center Monday-Friday from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Should I bring my car? How do I obtain a parking permit?
New students are allowed to bring their car; however, parking space on campus is limited, requires a parking permit, and is strictly enforced. For more information about campus parking permits, contact FVSU Campus Safety at (478) 825-6211
How do I travel around campus, to town and elsewhere?
FVSU has Wildcat Transportation available to faculty, staff, & students. Four spacious 24-passenger buses will take riders to downtown destinations and Harvey’s Supermarket – at no cost. An employee or student identification card is required. The shuttle service runs every thirty minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The buses have several pickup locations:
- Stadium Parking Lot
- Wildcat Commons Clubhouse
- Carnegie Hall
- Evans Building
- Lottie Lyons Student Center
For more information about shuttle services, please contact Transportation at (478) 825-6532.