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Housing & Dining

Housing and Residence Life creates safe, inclusive, and dynamic communities that empower students' wholistic development through social engagement and experiential learning.

Apply to be an RA

Applications to be a Resident Assistant are now open and are due January 18th at 11:45 pm. Apply now on Questions? Email



Fall 2018 Closing, Christmas Break, and Spring 2019 Opening Important Dates and Information

As you prepare for the Christmas Break, please take a moment to scan the list and follow the hyperlink to review information that pertains to you.  If you have any questions not sufficiently answered below, please contact us.

Requests Due:  November 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

Submit your Room Change Request through ZagLiving.  If your room change is approved, the move must take place before you leave for break so the vacancy created by your move can be prepared for an incoming resident.  Please submit your room change request by Friday November 30, 2018 if you wish to change rooms.  Students changing rooms without the approval of Housing and Residence Life will be in violation of policy and subject to penalties.


Requests Due:  November 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

We recommend that you move your bicycles indoors or to a storage location if possible.  In addition to bicycle storage areas in many of the residences, there are:

A. )  Bike lockers adjacent to Chardin, Crimont, Corkery, Coughlin, Dillon, Dooley and Madonna.

B.)  Covered bike cages at Coughlin, Kennedy, 814 Sharp (adjacent to Twohy) and the storage unit next to Welch.

Requests for this storage may be made through ZagLiving (Forms).


Permit Holder May Park in Normal Lot

Non-permit Holder to Contact Parking Office

If you have a permit, you may leave your care in the lot you normally use or a lot that is signed with the same color as your permit.  If you do not have a permit, please contact the Parking Office, 509-313-6147, to "register" your care and obtain information on where to park your car on-campus while you're away.


Info Session:  December 3, 2018, 8:30 pm, Hemmingson Auditorium

Info Session:  December 4, 2018, 8:30 pm, Hemmingson Ballroom (Cardoner North)

Applications Open:  December 3, 2018

Applications Due:  January 18, 2018, 11:45 pm

Submit applications through eRezLife (open December 3 and due January 18, 11:45 pm).  Request additional information or send questions to


Requests Due:  December 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

Residents must submit a form if departing campus later than Saturday, December 15 at 10 am or arriving back on campus before Sunday, January 13 at 10 am.  Requests can only be made through ZagLiving (Forms).  Approval is not guaranteed.


Requests Due:  November 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

Students who are unable to leave campus during Christmas break must email to be assigned a temporary accommodation in a building that will be open over the break.


Notice Needed By:  December 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

Corkery, Kennedy and Burch residents only.  There is no additional cost but we'd like to know if you'll be around so we can provide assistance if needed.  Please declare your intention here.


Notice Due By:  December 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

Notify the Housing and Residence Life Office in writing by December 7, 2108, 4:30 pm (an email sent to is acceptable).  Please include the reason you are leaving.  If you will be attending GU on the main campus for the spring semester, please submit through ZagLiving (Forms) either the Housing Agreement Cancellation Form (those who meet the on-campus residency requirement) or the Housing Exemption Request Form (those still subject to on-campus residency requirement, approval required).  You must schedule a check-out time with your RA (at least 48 hours prior to your departure).  Room damages, missing keys, or failure to check out may result in additional charges.  The balance from your housing deposit will be mailed to your mailing address of record with the university.


When:  Before You Leave for Break

If you're not in a single occupancy room or if you haven't paid to have a double bedroom to yourself, you must move all your personal belongings to one side of the bedroom so the other side is available for a new roommate.  Staff will check for compliance and may assess additional charges for non-compliance.


When:  Before you Leave for Break

Don't Unplug Refrigerator

Unplug Other Appliances

Turn Off Alarm Clocks

Empty Garbage

Lock All Doors and Window

Leave Heat on So Temp is About 68 degrees

Your RA will be checking to make sure these things have been accomplished.


When:  Within 24 Hours of Your Last Final and No Later Than Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10 am

All residents need to leave the residents halls NO LATER THAN 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 15, 2018, regardless of what travel plans for that day are.  If your travel plans are delayed until Sunday, December 16, 2018, please contact your RD or GRD ASAP to arrange a reasonable extension.


Sunday, January 13th, 2019, 10 am


In alignment with Gonzaga's faith-inspired commitment to social justice and solidarity, inclusion, and celebrating human dignity, the office of Housing & Residence Life is called to create and maintain a safe and inclusive living-learning environment where all have the ability to fully participate in community and feel valued. As part of this calling, we commit to responding to the needs of our diverse community.

Contact Housing & Residence Life.

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502 E. Boone
Spokane, WA 99258
Crosby Center 201
(509) 313-4103