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On-Campus Housing for Undergraduates

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Freshman housing

Freshman living areas are called modules. Modules are living areas made up of spacious traditional-style rooms which offer a small community feel. Each room houses two students and has access to a centrally located living room which is a great place for studying, playing games, and building close relationships.

Each room provides or has access to:

  • high-speed internet access
  • a bed
  • desk
  • hutch or bookshelves
  • desk chair
  • dresser
  • access to storage for clothing
  • wireless internet
  • community living room
  • nearby laundry facilities
 

Jost Hall Modules

Roommates in Jost Hall living room

Jost Hall is the tallest building on campus and home to the newest modules. South side rooms have a great view of all the activities on the campus green, and the city lights give north side rooms a view at night. A Jost Hall module typically has nine triple-occupancy rooms and is predominantly housed by freshmen. Each room has its own bathroom. Fully handicapped-accessible rooms are available.

Jost Hall Map

Jost Hall Map

Strasbourg Modules

Exterior view of Strasbourg Modules

Strasbourg Modules are two-story buildings with 12 double-occupancy rooms situated around a common living room and 3-4 large communal bathrooms. Their central location between the library, cafeteria, student lounge, and Charlottes Coffee Corner keeps students in the middle of campus life.

Strasbourg Modules Map

Strasbourg Hall map

Sophomore housing

Sophomores live in modules and villages. Villages are similar to modules, with living areas made up of multiple connected buildings and a quad, creating a sense of community. Quads feature barbecue grill set-ups, outdoor seating, and green space.

Nachitgall & Warkentine Villages

Strasbourg Quad

These two villages are in Witmarsum Quad on the south side of campus. Each living area has approximately six double-occupancy rooms and two large communal bathrooms. They are located between the art department, Aims Hall (math & sciences), and Kriegbaum Hall (computer lab & laundry). Kriegbaum Hall also houses junior and senior students on the main two floors.

Nachtigall Hall Villages Map

Nachtigall Hall map

Warkentine Hall Villages Map

Warkentine Hall map

Krause & Schlichting Villages

Strasbourg quad view

These two villages are in Strasbourg Quad in the center of campus. Each living area has approximately six double-occupancy rooms and two large communal bathrooms. They are located near the library, the Strasbourg Modules, and the Office of Spiritual Formation.

Krause Hall Map

Krause Hall Map

Schlichting Hall Map

Schlichting Hall map

Junior & Senior housing

Suites

Suites are living areas made up of five rooms. Each suite is equipped with wireless internet, a community living room, two community-style bathrooms, a full recreational kitchen, and has access to nearby laundry facilities. 

Kriegbaum Apartments

Witmarsum Quad

These apartments are located in Witmarsum Quad on the south side of campus and are called home to 3 students each. Each apartment has 2 bedrooms, one communal bathroom, a full kitchen, and a living room space. They are nearest to the student game room, Student Life office, and the cafeteria.

Kriegbaum Hall Apartments Map

Kriegbaum Hall map

Jost Hall Apartments

Roommates helping each other move in

These apartments are located on the top two floors of Jost Hall and are called home to 4 students each. Each apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a living room space. They are nearest to the fitness center, gym, commuter lounge, and are across the green from the cafeteria & Student Life building. 

Jost Hall Map

Jost Hall Map

Willow Gardens Apartments

Exterior view of a Willow Gardens apartment

These apartments are located ½ a block east of the main campus and are called home to 3-4 students each. Each apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a living room space. They are located near the soccer field, track, baseball field, & tennis courts. These apartments are spread throughout a retirement community and offer gated parking on the Southside of the complex. Applications for the Willow Gardens apartments are approved based on merit and availability. Only students with no conduct cases and who have a G.P.A. of at least 2.5 are considered. 

Willow Gardens Housing Map

Willow Gardens map

Houses

Exterior view of a house

These houses are located on the north-central side of campus and have the capacity to hold 6-8 students each. Each home has at least two full bathrooms, a full kitchen and a living room. The university has purchased the majority of the houses on the city block and made them available as student housing. Additionally, the backyard fences have been removed to transform the individual back yards into a large open community space. 

Houses Map

Map of houses

Campus Amenities & Services

Housing Application and Deposit

To apply to housing, you must first be admitted to 㽶Ƶ with the Admissions Office. Once admitted, you will be able to access our portal to apply for housing. If you would like to pay your housing deposit in advance, you may do so .

Amenities Provided by Housing

  1. Common Area furniture
    1. Underclassmen Spaces: couches, coffee table, TV, microwave
    2. Upperclassmen Spaces: dining table and chairs, refrigerators, microwave, large kitchen appliances
  2. Dorm room furniture
    1. Bed, desk, desk chair, closet, and drawers
  3. Cleaning Supplies
    1. Communal vacuums and disinfectant cleaners
  4. Television Access
    1. In the common areas of living spaces inside the campus gates, students may connect streaming devices and game consoles for community enjoyment.
  5. WASH
    1. Our campus offers a completely mobile experience where students can manage value, start machines, and request maintenance from the WASH Connect app. Read more

Campus Safety

Campus Safety is accessible to the FPU community 24/7, every day of the year. Our officers are available to assist you in lockouts, provide escorts to your vehicle, all while ensuring a safe and secure environment for every member of FPU.

Community Values and Behavioral Standards

The Values and Behavioral Standards outline FPU’s community expectations so that all members may thrive during their time as a Sunbird.

Dining Services and Meal Plans

The dining hall in Steinert Campus Center (AKA: The Caf) works to provide quality food for each of your “all you care to eat” meals. In addition to regularly scheduled meals, the Caf offers takeout, sick trays, and catering services. View the Dining Services and Meal Plans

Disability Access and Education

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA, as amended in 1990), the Disability Access and Education office services as a liaison between students, faculty, and other campus personnel to provide individualized on-campus accommodations. View Disability Access and Education

Facilities and Work Order

The Facilities Department works to serve our campus through maintenance and upkeep. If something needs to be fixed, . (The more information, the better!).

Do not disassemble furniture on your own, please submit a work order! ($50 for disassembling furniture without Facilities).

IT Services

The IT Office (located in the basement of Kriegbaum Hall) oversees the campus’ WiFi, the Computer Lab, and provides basic assistance for FPU’s systems.

On-Site Counseling

On Site Counseling provides affordable, quality, site-based and school-based counseling services. View On-site Counseling

Residence Life and Housing Professional Staff

These professional staff members live on campus and provide hands-on guidance, conflict resolution, emergency on-call services, and leadership to all the residents. View all Student Development Staff

Services Provided by Residence Life

Keys: If you locked yourself out of your room, please call Campus Safety at 559-453-2298 for assistance.

If you lost your key, visit the Residence Life Office located inside Student Development for a new key. (New keys cost $50).

Room Assignments: Room Assignments for first-time students and transfers are hand-selected by residence directors based upon student preferences indicated in their housing applications. Returning students choose their next year's placement in the month of April during second semester.

Sunbird Food Pantry

The food pantry is free and available to all FPU students. The pantry is staffed and is always accepting donations. View Sunbird Food Pantry

Tutoring

The Academic Success Center (located in Marpeck) has many tutors and resources to assist you in best practices for your classroom experience. View Academic Success Center.

What to Bring

Are you wondering what to bring along with you to FPU? Below are some suggestions of common items that you may want to have. Happy packing!

Must Haves

  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Sheets (All living areas have twin extra long mattresses: 7.25” x 36” x 80”)
  • Blankets
  • Comforter
  • Pillow(s)
  • School supplies
  • Toiletries (hair products, shaving items, toothbrush and toothpaste, etc)
  • Medications/Prescriptions
  • Laundry and Cleaning Items
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Laundry detergent, softener and stain remover
  • All-purpose cleaner/dusting supplies

Optional Items

  • Appliances (Contact your roommate over the summer to see who will bring the following items. Only one of each of the following appliances is allowed per room):
  • Microwave
  • Small refrigerator (3.0 cubic feet maximum)
  • Television
  • Coffeemaker with an automatic shut-off
  • Miscellaneous Items
  • Flashlight
  • Hangers
  • Key ring/lanyard/ID holder
  • Umbrella

Personal Items

  • Bath mat
  • Bike (Bikes are not allowed in living areas and must be stored in a bike locker) Contact Student Government at 559-453-2040 to learn more about bike lockers
  • Shower caddy (one with holes in the bottom is best)

Room Accessories

  • Calendar/White Board/Cork Board
  • Computer
  • Chargers (computer and phone)
  • Power strip(s) with surge protector No major appliance may be plugged into a power strip
  • Posters, photos, other room decorations
  • Small pins to hang posters, etc
  • Nails, tape, hooks or other items that may permanently damage the walls are not allowed
  • Trashcan/Trashbags

What Not To Bring

  • Candles
  • Extension cords
  • Hot plates
  • Toasters
  • Pets of any kind