Spring Semester Housing Sign-Ups

Part of the Department of Student and Residence Life

Request Your Nest!

Students wanting to live in on-campus housing must complete the Spring Semester Housing Sign-Up process including those students who lived on campus during the Fall 2020 semester.

 Important Information for Spring 2021

Housing options

  • All new and current students are eligible to live on campus regardless of class modality.
  • Students will be housed in Fairview Suites and Campus Village apartments.
  • Students will be assigned to a suite or apartment by themselves without a roommate.
  • Students who were living on campus during the fall semester and left belongings in their room are guaranteed to be placed in the same suite or apartment.
  • The Spring 2021 housing and dining contract runs from January 24 to May 7, 2021.

Dining services

  • Dining Services will be available in the Upper-portion of Bentley Dining Hall.
  • All items will be served by a Dining Services employee.
  • A limited menu will be provided with the Zoca Mexican Stations added for Spring 2021 during lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.
  • Seating will be set to observe appropriate physical distancing.
  • Meal hours will be similar to Fall 2020 hours with the exception of dinner, which will be extended to 6:30 p.m.
  • Meal Plans have no Guest Meals.
  • Students with roll-over Flex and added flex can be used at Starbucks or to enter Upper Bentley at the appropriate Door Rate.
  • Please note that flex will not roll over from Spring to Fall semester.
  • Starbucks will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Hours to be determined.
  • Fairview Suites residents are required to purchase the 14 Meal Plan.
  • Campus Village residents are required to purchase either the 14 Meal Plan or the 5 Meal Plan.
  • Students living in Evergreen Commons, off-campus, or commuting from home are welcome to purchase one of the available meal plans.

How to Complete Your Application

The Spring 2021 Housing and Dining Contract open in late November/early December and will remain available through the start of the spring semester. For priority consideration and assignment, students should sign up by Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.  Contracts received after Dec. 11 will be reviewed weekly and assigned to remaining spaces. 

Before signing up for housing, it is important to note revised housing policies with added precautions will be in effect for the health and safety of all students living on campus. Please review our current housing policies so you know what it will be like living on campus during COVID-19.  Once you understand the expectations, follow these steps to successfully sign up:

  1. Using a computer, log in to myHaven with your LHU username and password. For best performance, use Firefox, Edge, etc. as your internet browser instead of Google Chrome.
  2. Click on Student at the top.
  3. Click on Housing & Dining Self-Service in the side menu (on the left).
  4. Click on the 3-horizontal-lines icon located at the top left of the Housing & Dining Self-Service home screen.
  5. Click on Applications in the side menu.
  6. Select Spring 2021 Housing Agreement from the list.
  7. Read the agreement thoroughly and sign your name to accept the terms and conditions.
  8. Complete the next screens to record your lifestyle preferences, update your address and emergency contact information, and select a meal plan.

All students who complete a Spring 2021 Housing and Dining Contract will receive a room assignment no later than January 15, 2021

Life in the Residence Halls during COVID-19

If you plan to live on campus during the spring semester, welcome! We are happy to have you, it is important for you to know Fairview Suites and Campus Village will be operated differently compared to previous years.

The health of these communities will be driven by the behavior their members. It is vital that all community members take an active role in keeping everyone safe. Residents are required to abide by the following. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action up to and including removal from Spring 2021 housing.

Face coverings must be worn unless you are in your private residence alone with the door closed.

  • Student gatherings will be limited inside the residence halls.
  • Common areas and elevators will have an adjusted maximum occupancy posted.

Hand sanitizing stations will be in high-traffic areas.


Guests, defined as a current LHU student, may visit students living in the residence halls. Residents may host one guest at a time in their suite or apartment. Overnight guests and visitors, defined as anyone who is not a current LHU student, are prohibited. 


  • Exterior doors leading into the residence halls will be designated for one-way use, entry or exit only.
  • Seating will be reduced in residence halls’ lounges, computer labs, and study rooms. Each room will have a maximum occupancy limit posted.
  • Front Desks will be open during the evening and weekends hours and staffed by Resident Assistants. They will be checking student IDs upon entry, answering questions, and assisting with residence hall safety.
  • Community kitchens will be open with only one person allowed at a time to accommodate social distancing. Residence hall-owned cookware will not be available for use.
  • Residence hall laundry rooms will be open with a limit on the number of people allowed at a time to accommodate social distancing of 6-feet or more. The occupancy limit will depend on the size of the laundry room and will be posted in the area.
  • Only bottle filling stations will be available. All other water fountains will be disabled.


Protecting Yourself

  • Washing your hands frequently with soap and water or using hand sanitizer.
  • Practicing physical distancing by staying six (6) feet away from other.
  • Monitoring your health and contacting the Student Health Center when you feel sick.
  • Avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands. 

Protecting Your Residence Hall

  • Wearing a facial covering inside the residence halls when you are not in your room (common areas, stairwells, etc.).
  • Wearing a facial covering inside your room when another resident is visiting or when there is a knock at your door.
  • Continuing to practice physical distancing inside the residence halls.
  • Staying home when you feel sick.
  • Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue or a sleeve.

Protecting Your Community

  • Wearing a facial covering inside University buildings and outdoors when physical distancing is not possible.
  • Following University directions and recommendations—even if you don’t feel sick.
  • Helping to keep personal spaces and common areas clean.
  • Avoiding large crowds or gatherings.
  • Educating yourself on COVID-19 mitigation strategies.

 Thank you for doing your part to keep LHU safe and healthy—for yourself, for your peers, and for the Lock Haven community.

 Contact Us

Contact Student & Residence Life

219 Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2317

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

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