Below are some common questions students and parents ask regarding on-campus housing and dining at PSU.
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Amended Policy for the 2015-2016 academic year: the following are the approved criteria for students to be released from the above obligation:
- Students who are 20 years of age on or before September 1, 2015
- Students who have satisfactorily completed 30 or more Plymouth State University credits as documented by Plymouth State University official registrar records prior to February 10, 2015.
- Students who can show evidence of 2 (two) or more years of military service to be completed on or before May 31, 2015.
Note: Exceptions to the requirement for those not meeting the above criteria are made for commuting students who can show appropriate documentation and are approved by Residential Life. (Commuter policy and request for release are available from the Office of Residential Life)
Residential Life is currently reviewing additional release criteria in order to meet the needs of the larger than expected incoming class. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact Residential Life at 603-535-2260.
Students who are on fall semester athletic teams that are required by their coaches to return early, as well as students attending the early Community Service Orientation already have specific and special arrangements in place for earlier arrival. The specific details regarding this will be shared with you in advance by your coach or the program coordinator in advance.
The following are housing rates for the 2015 – 2016 academic year.
All rates are per person, per semester.
Traditional Hall: (Belknap, Blair, Grafton, Pemi, Geneva Smith)
|Double room with private bath||$3,720|
|Single room with private bath||$4,645|
|Suite Style Single (4-person unit with 4 private bedrooms)||$4,325|
|2-bedroom, 4-person apartment||$3,720|
|1-bedroom, 2-person apartment||$3,969|
|2-bedroom, 2-person apartment||$4,325|
|1-bedroom, 1-person apartment||$4,999|
For more information, please go to the Meal Plan Prices and Options web page.
You can also check this on your my.Plymouth page, on the Welcome tab, bottom left side of the page.
Assignments are also made based on smoker/non-smoker preferences so it is important to accurately state your status on the Residence and Dining Agreement. Many non-smokers do not like the smell of smoke on clothing even if the smoker refrains from smoking in the room.
All students who have paid the room deposit by the due date will be granted housing starting in the fall semester. We assign students throughout the summer and provide online assignment information (with roommate information) beginning in mid-July. Some first-year students will be assigned to a triple-capacity room; however, the initial charge on bills mailed out during the summer may reflect a double-room rate. An appropriate adjustment will be made to the student accounts once the final assignment is in place. If the student is ultimately assigned to a double-capacity room no adjustment will be made; however, if the student is ultimately assigned to a triple-capacity room the charge will be adjusted and the difference will be credited back to the student account.
Students should be aware that not all bed types are compatible with their product. Additional information regarding their product can be found on their web site.
All housing areas provide appropriate beds for students. Beds styles may consist of individual units, bunk beds (which can typically be used bunked or un-bunked), or loft units (which are single beds with an area below for a desk). All mattresses require the use of twin extra-long sheets.
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For more information, go to the campus Room Furnishings page.
The University is not liable, directly or indirectly, for theft, destruction of property, or loss of money, valuables, or other personal property belonging to a student. All students are strongly encouraged to carry personal property insurance or to review appropriate family insurance coverage. Many family homeowner policies include this type of coverage.
National Student Services, Inc. provides personal property insurance to students nationwide. Your one-time premium nets you coverage for an entire year, and this coverage begins the day after you apply. The NSSI website is located at https://www.nssi.com/nssi/school and provides students the opportunity to apply for coverage to protect their property, renew or modify existing coverage, and obtain all the information they need about NSSI program.
PSU also has wifi available in all campus buildings and outside in most areas.
Click here for more information about ResNet, connecting to the PSU network, and the Cable TV channel offerings.
All washers are high-efficiency, front-load machines. Please use only detergent designed for this style machine.
Laundry machine availability and monitoring (PSU Wash Alert) was rolled out for Fall 2013. Just type go/laundry into any web browser while on-campus, or go.plymouth.edu/laundry from off-campus.
ALL students are allowed to bring cars, which is just one of the many great reasons to come to PSU! Anyone who plans to park on campus will need to purchase a parking permit through University Police. For questions about parking permits, call campus police at 603-535-2330.
Plymouth State University has a shuttle system that runs through campus and town at certain hours. For more information, go to the campus Shuttle Service Info.
Concord Coach Lines provides limited service to different towns surrounding Plymouth as well as Concord, Londonderry, Boston, MA and Logan Airport. For more information please visit their website www.concordcoachlines.com or call 1-800-639-3317. Students are eligible for special fare pricing. They pick you up right in town, a very easy walk from campus!
All these banks are directly next to or a short distance from campus:
- Citizens Bank (603-536-6900)
- Community Guaranty Savings Bank (603-536-0001)
- Laconia Savings (603-536-4200)
- Meredith Village Savings Bank (603-536-8228)
- Northway Bank (603-536-2733)