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Housing Application Information

The Spring 2023 Housing Application is available online--more details on how to apply are below.  This application is only for students not currently in University housing. 

The 2023-2024 Academic Year Housing Application will be available online starting Feb. 15, 2023. Visit this page in January to learn all about the 23-24 housing application process.

New to Tech?

Visit our New Resident website to learn all about housing, move-in, what to bring, and so much more!

How to Apply for Housing

You must be an admitted student of WVU Tech before you can apply for housing. 

  1. If you have not yet activated your WVU account, go to  and follow the instructions to activate your WVUD. (This will become your username and password to log into all WVU systems.)
  2. Complete the housing application at:
  3. Pay the $225 housing deposit in the application and finish all sections of the application
  4. Housing assignments will be made starting Dec. 1 and continue until the start of the Spring 2023 semester.

If you decide not to attend WVU Tech and need to cancel your housing application, please email the Office of Student Life at Your $225 deposit will be fully refunded if you cancel by June 30 (fall) or Jan. 1 (spring). If you cancel after June 30 (or after Jan. 1 for Spring only contracts), your deposit is forfeited.

Housing Accommodations 

Students seeking housing accommodations or with accessibility questions can obtain support through the  Office of Accessibility Services.

Housing Requirement

All full-time students with fewer than 59 earned credit hours (including transfer credits) are required to live in University housing. Approval to live off-campus is granted with one of the following verified exceptions:

  • Student will be residing with custodial parent(s)/guardian(s) within a commuting distance of 50 miles of WVU Tech
  • Student is married
  • Student with children living with them
  • Student will be 21 years of age or older by the first day of the next fall semester

Students interested in an exemption to the housing requirement should complete the online housing application and select the "exemption" request.