Returning Student Res Hall Sign Up

Current students at UWRF, you have an opportunity right now to increase your chances of getting your preferred on-campus room and roommate for Fall 2015. Please follow the below steps...         

Step 1:  Sign a 2015-16 Residence Hall Contract

Log-into the Residence Hall and Meal Plan Portal to sign the Residence Hall Contract to live on campus the 2015-16 Academic Year. After logging-into eSIS, you will see the button shown here for logging-into the Portal.
eSIS Link To Portal

Step 2: Roommates

You and your roommate may mutually accept each other as roommates now using the Portal linked above. Or, you may use the Portal to search for and request a potential roommate.

Step 3:  Reserving a Room

Read through the below brochure for instructions. Identify when room the sign-up phase begins for your preferred hall(s), then use the link in Step 1 above to log-into the Portal and reserve a room during that phase.

2015-16 Residence Hall Sign-up Brochuredocument
2015-16 Sign-Up

Step 4: For residents signing-up for South Fork Suites

Below are required forms to:

Roommate Options

Residents have the opportunity to find and mutually request their own roommate while completing their online housing contract in the Residence Hall & Meal Plan Portal. Read instructions closely. This option will be available until mid-May. For returning students who are moving on campus any other time, requests for specific roommates may be e-mailed to reslife@uwrf.edumail.


Transgender Accommodations

Roommates are assigned by biological sex. Students in transition with special needs should contact the Department of Residence Life by February 1 prior to the term they will be enrolling at UWRF. A limited number of accommodations with access to gender-neutral bathrooms/showers are available if arrangements are secured prior to final housing assignments.  


Wait Lists (Begin March 10, 2015)

Visit the Wait List web page for more information about the following wait lists.

Jesse H. Ames Suites:  "Pod" style hall where three groups of rooms share a common living room and kitchen area. For Fall 2015, Ames Suites is for non-first year students only. Learn more about Ames Suites.

George R. Field South Fork Suites (SFS) (Upperclass Hall):  Apartment style hall, 4 rooms sharing a common living room, kitchen and bathroom. All rooms in SFS are single occupancy rooms. There is an additional charge of approximately $530.00 per semester to live in SFS. A meal plan is not required when living in SFS. Learn more about South Fork Suites and requirements to live there.

Single Room Wait List: You may request to be on the Single Room Wait List, in case a single room opens-up on campus. 


Single Rooms

South Fork Suites rooms are all single rooms, and Ames Suites has a small number of single rooms, which are obtained through the room sign-up process explained in the above brochure. Any of these single rooms that are left open after their room sign-up phase ends will be obtained through the wait list linked above.

Half-Filled Rooms - Keeping as Single Room: During room sign-up, if your room is half-empty, Residence Life will fill the other half of that room with a roommate prior to the beginning of Fall semester. If a student residing in a room loses a roommate during the year, he/she has the option to retain the room at the single room rate, only when space permits.

Medical & Disability Single Rooms: A limited number of single rooms will be available to accommodate medical and disability circumstances. Requests for singles must be submitted by March 1st with required documentation to the Residence Life Office: B3 East Hathorn Hall , 410 S. 3rd St., River Falls, WI 54022, Telephone: (715) 425-4555 or Email: The Department of Residence Life, in consultation with Ability Services Office and other appropriate university staff, will render a decision regarding the request and notify the student via their UWRF e-mail account. Appropriate documentation will be required for considering the request. A limited number of accommodations are available if arrangements are secured prior to final housing assignments.