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Why Live on Campus?


Year after year, Drury's freshmen-to-sophomore and sophomore-to-junior retention rates are higher for residents than commuters.

Studies show that students who live in a residence hall are more likely to:

  • Persist to graduation
  • Have greater openness to diversity and challenge, which is important for navigating the workforce
  • Get more involved in campus activities, which can lead to more leadership positions and deeper connections to faculty and staff

It's convenient!

  • Residence hall rooms are fully-furnished and include a mini-fridge and microwave
  • Cable TV service, Internet, wireless printing, utilities, trash/recycling, laundry and meals are included
  • Housing and meal fees go on the student bill, which can be covered with student grants, scholarships and loans
  • One refundable deposit, one time, for all 3 years in student housing

Upcoming Events

December Graduate Move-Out Deadline (5 p.m.)December 16, 2018 - All DayNew International Student Move-In DayJanuary 9, 2019 - All DayNew Domestic Student Move-In DayJanuary 11, 2019 - All DaySmith, Sunderland, Wallace and fraternities reopen (8 a.m.) January 11, 2019 - All Day