UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Commuter Policy

The Department of Residence Life administers the UW-System Board of Regent's policy requiring first year and sophomore students to live in University residence halls. Students can request an exception to this policy if they live at their permanent address with parent(s) or a guardian within the approved commuting zip codes. The following are approved commutable zip codes.

Wisconsin: 

54002, 54003, 54010, 54011, 54014, 54015, 54016, 54017, 54021, 54022, 54023, 54025, 54026, 54028, 54082, 54723, 54750, 54767

Minnesota: 

55001, 55003, 55009, 55016, 55033, 55042, 55043, 55055, 55066, 55071, 55082, 55083, 55085, 55089, 55090, 55101,  55106, 55115, 55119, 55125, 55128, 55129, 55133, 55144, 55145, 55146, 55164, 55165, 55166, 55168, 55169, 55170, 55171, 55172, 55175, 55187, 55188

 

Commuter Requests

The Commuter Form below must be submitted to the Department of Residence Life prior to the halls opening date for the first semester in which you want to commute. Starting Fall 2015, students who have moved into the halls for the academic year are not eligible to commute within that residence hall contract duration. Submission of a commuter form does not imply nor guarantee that the request will be granted; students should assume that their request has not been granted until written confirmation is received from the Department of Residence Life.

Students who have not been officially granted commuter status are cautioned not to make arrangements with outside housing providers as they may not receive commuter status. A mistake in this area may leave the student financially liable to both the college and an outside housing provider.

 Commuter Form >>document