Residence Life and Housing

Whether you live on campus, off, or commute, we're here to make the BW experience feel like home!

All BW students, regardless of whether they live on or off campus, are expected to know and abide by BW's Student Handbook.

information & resources for

Commuter Students

for those meeting BW's residency exemption requirements.

Residential (On-Campus) Students

for those living in campus housing (halls and apartments).

Off Campus Students

for those living in or near the Berea community.


commuter students:

Commuter Activity Board (CAB) has a full exec board & is ready to program! Visit this page for more info.

The Commuter Lounge got a glow up! Visit us in Heritage to see what's new.

current residential students:

Residence halls close for the semester at 9pm on May 3.

RA programs will be added to Jacket Connect, so check out the Events in the next section of this page to see what's happening in your hall.

off campus students:

Living off campus starting this fall? Take this off campus student survey! BW Residence Life and Housing is collecting this information about the 2023-2024 academic year in order to best serve and support its off campus student population. For example, this information will help our department deliver welcome kits in fall, share out important information, and begin creating an off-campus directory that may help future students identify off-campus housing opportunities.

Frequently Requested Information

Not finding what you're looking for? Contact us via phone or email!

Emotional Support Animals

This policy explains the specific requirements applicable to a student's use of an ESA in University housing.

Residency Exemption Policy

For undergraduate students wishing to request an exemption to BW's residency policy.

Air Conditioner Policy

In the process of being updated. Check back soon!

BW's partner for renting lofts AND microfridges:

BW's preferred provider for summer storage:

Contact Us:


P: 440-826-2114

Residence Life and Housing