Frequently Asked Questions

Meal Plans

A: You may email with your name, TCU ID# and meal plan selection until the 12th class day of each semester.

A: Only juniors and seniors who live in Village East, GrandMarc or Sandage/McCart may cancel their meal plan by emailing with your name, TCU ID#, fall room assignment and request for meal plan cancellation until the 12th class day.



A: The cost of housing varies. You may view the housing rates on our Rates and Applications page.

A: Please contact the Center for Academic Services-Disabilities Services for assistance at (817) 257-6567 or visit their website for additional information. Accommodations must be renewed through the Center for Academic Services each academic year. Every effort is made to accommodate student preferences; however, placement in a particular community or with a particular roommate is not guaranteed.

A: Please contact the Honors College if you would like to be placed in Honors Housing.

A: Please email While we cannot guarantee housing, we will do everything we can to accommodate you.

A: All change requests must be emailed to Roommate requests must be mutual.

A: Housing and Residence Life does not have floor plans that we can share with our residents.

A: A limited number of housing spaces are designated for incoming transfer students who have been out of high school less than two years, regardless of how many credit hours you have. To determine if you are eligible for one of those spaces and/or to pay the $1,000 non‐refundable enrollment deposit, please contact Transfer Admission at (817) 257‐7490. You must pay the non‐refundable enrollment deposit and submit Bacterial Meningitis vaccination records to the TCU Health Center before you have access to the housing application.

A: You may request to live with a sibling of the same gender on-campus, and you need to mutually request one another via the Housing Application.

A: TCU has a two year live on requirement.

A: Students are permitted to live at home with their parent/legal guardian within 30 miles from campus.

Commuter Exemption Request Form

A: Our residence halls do not close for holidays or breaks. Students are welcome to stay in their residence halls during this time. We will have staff on duty in case students need anything. Dining options may be limited so please plan accordingly. Fraternity and sorority chapter facilities are closed during winter break.


Tours & On-Campus Fairs

A: Housing and Residence Life does not tour specific rooms in each hall, but will tour a typical room in a Residence Hall. For a schedule of tours hosted by admissions click here.

A: Every semester Housing and Residence Life hosts an off-campus housing fair for our students. The students have the opportunity to visit with representatives from different apartment complexes. The time and dates of these vendor fairs will be advertised via TCU email and will be featured via our website events calendar.