Housing Regulations

On Campus Housing. All full-time first and second-year students must live in the residence halls, except those second-year students who reside in sorority or fraternity houses. The only exceptions include:

  1. Veterans;
  2. Those who are 20 years of age by September 1 of the current academic year;
  3. Those who live with nearby, immediate relatives (sister or brother who are non-Bradley students, aunt, uncle, parents, grandparents) within a 40 mile radius of campus;
  4. Or cases involving documented medical reasons that accommodations cannot be made for within the residence halls.
  5. Students with alcohol violations are subject to the following housing regulations:
    • Students who are suspended from the University due to receiving three alcohol related violations will be required to live in the residence halls for a semester or year after their return.
    • Any student who requests an appeal of the two-year on campus residence requirement may not have received two alcohol related MOVNs, alcohol related residence hall referrals, and/or an adverse decision of the Student Conduct System on this issue within their first year. Students may appeal this policy decision to the Student Leader Board.
    • Students who receive two alcohol related MOVNs, alcohol related residence hall referrals, and/or decision of the Student Conduct System within their first year will not be released to live in their respective sorority or fraternity house their second year. Additionally, first year students who receive one of the above mentioned violations will not be allowed to fill any vacancies in a sorority or fraternity house at the end of the fall semester of their first year. Appeals of this requirement can be made to the Student Leader Panel.

Part-time undergraduate and graduate students may live in the residence halls.

Overnight Guests: Students may have guests stay in their room. The University reserves the right to limit the frequency of guests’ visits. There is no charge for guests, but the guest must be sponsored by a resident and the resident must make the arrangements with their Resident Advisor and roommate. Guests must observe all regulations of the Residence Hall system, and guests are the responsibility of the resident.

Off Campus Housing: Students residing off campus are subject to the same city ordinances and state housing laws as other Peoria residents. The University supports the enforcement of all city and state ordinances and encourages all students to be knowledgeable of the law. Additionally, all students living off-campus are subject to the University's Standards of Conduct.

Co-Ed Housing: As is appropriate, Residential Living and Student Conduct will make decisions on the use of residence halls and their floors by gender. There will be no residence hall assignments or Student Apartment Complex leases made where members of the opposite gender will be assigned to live together in the same room.

Open Housing: The open housing floor provides residence hall living space for all gender identities, including trans and gender nonconforming students, as well as allies. Students may share a room with anyone of their preference, regardless of sex or gender identity. It is not intended for students in an intimate relationship. Residents of this residence hall floor will share a communal bathroom with stalls and showers similar to other residence hall floors.The open housing floor will function like other floors in terms of programming and residence hall policies. The open housing model seeks to create an environment that’s inclusive and celebrates diversity.