Welcome to the Office of Residence Life
Residence Life is an integral part of the Shaw University educational experience. Although freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus all students are encouraged to do so. Living on campus is an exciting experience, which offers a unique opportunity
to learn and grow as an individual in the Shaw University community.
We are committed to providing for our students a safe, comfortable living and learning environment with the opportunity for:
- communal study
- shared responsibility
- cooperative and congenial living
- self management and group cohesiveness
- mutual respect, support, trust and interdependence
- recognition of the strengths and limitations of others
Move-in is just around the corner; it is set for August 9-10 incoming freshman and transfer students, August 12 for financially cleared returning students and August 13 for returning students requiring financial clearance. Students must be financially cleared before they can move-in to residence halls. Visit the Move-In Process page to learn more about what steps you need to take to have a smooth transition to campus.
We can't wait until you are here!
Frequently Asked Questions
Need to know what to bring or what to leave as you prepare to live on campus? Visit the FAQs page for a list of basic questions about campus living?