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- Residency Requirement
- Halls, Apartments & Meal Plans
- Apply for Housing
- Request to Be a Commuter
- Housing Assignment Dates
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Insurance for Personal Belongings
We are so excited you are choosing to live in Biola housing!
一道本不卡免费高清We believe (and research shows) the opportunities that come with living in a residence hall on campus will have many benefits for you as a Biola student. You will be living with peers, learning from each other, developing life skills, making deep friendships and having opportunities to experience close Christian community in ways few others get to experience.
2019–20 Academic Year:
Students born after Sept. 4, 1999 (younger than 20 years old by the first day of fall classes) are REQUIRED to live on campus OR commute from their parents'/guardians' home for both fall 2019 and spring 2020.
Halls, Apartments & Meal Plans
Biola's Halls & Apartments
Learn more about each of Biola’s halls and apartments.
Get a glimpse of what life is like at Biola through our channel and boards.
Biola's Meal Plans
Apply for Housing
一道本不卡免费高清If you are ready to apply for Biola Housing, or in person at the Cashier's Office (lower level Metzger Hall).
一道本不卡免费高清 Once the deposit has been paid, log in to to complete the Biola housing application.
If you were younger than 18 years old at the time you applied, download the and have your parent/guardian sign it. You may email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail it to Biola University, ATTN: Housing, 13800 Biola Ave., La Mirada, CA 90639.
Request to Be a Commuter
If you are under age 20 and would like to commute from your parents'/guardians' home or if you are an incoming student over age 20 and want to commute from your parents'/guardian's home or non-Biola housing一道本不卡免费高清, please complete the (available Feb. 1 to May 1, late fall admits can complete it after May 1).
Housing Assignment Dates
Fall 2019 Housing AssignmentsThe fall 2019 Housing Application is available Feb. 1 to Sept. 4, 2019. Priority placement will be given to students who apply for housing prior to May 5. Those priority students will be emailed details of their housing assignment by June 15!
Late assignments (May 5 to Sept. 4) will be made on a rolling basis. An "Estimated Housing Charge" may be placed on your student account until your official assignment is made.
Housing assignments and roommate contact information will be emailed to incoming students at their Biola email address and will also be available on .
Fall 2019 new residents will be invited to move in starting Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. More move-in details will be sent in the assignment notification email.
Fall meal plans start on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Yes. For the fall semester, you can roommate match on MyHousing & Dining Self-Service until early May. For the spring semester, there is a field on the Housing Application that asks if you have a specific roommate request.
- Standard twin
- (see each hall's page for additional amenities). Standard twin bed & mattress, bookshelf, desk, desk chair, wardrobe/closet, dresser with drawers.
- Refrigerator, stove, microwave, garbage disposal, couch, dining table with chairs.
- Radios, clocks, lamps, computers, TVs (size limit applies), refrigerator (size and total number limit applies), surge-protectors, printers.
- Microwaves, hot plates, heated cooking appliances, extension cords (use surge-protectors instead), air conditioners, space heaters, wifi routers, halogen lamps.
- . Mailboxes are assigned after students pay their down-payment for Student Account charges. Before then, students can send packages to the Biola address with their full name and the words "NEW STUDENT" instead of a box number.
- Residence Hall residents must have at least the 10 meal plan.
- More about my residence hall or apartment?
- Available in every building, with card-operated system (or coin-operated in Biola's Block Apartments).
- Always need a parking permit, except during move-in weekend.
Insurance for Personal Belongings
Biola University is not responsible for damage to or loss of personal belongings in University Housing, which are a result of fire, wind, water, insects, rodents, vandalism, or theft. When damage or loss is reported, the University will take reasonable steps to attempt to resolve the problem, but residents are solely responsible for all personal belongings.
一道本不卡免费高清Residents are encouraged to make sure personal belongings are covered by their parent's homeowners policy or a renter's insurance policy. The Biola Housing Department also encourages commuter student's residing off-campus (non-Biola housing) to obtain homeowner's or renter's insurance to protect oneself against unforeseen circumstances.