Frequently Asked Questions
Who lives on campus?
65% of our new traditional aged students live on campus. 78% of our residents are first and second-year students. Many of our student leaders live on campus. Residents participate in student organizations such as Student Government Association, Residence Hall Council, Student Arts Organization, Student Nurses of Ursuline College, Social Work Organization and Students United for Minority Awareness.How safe is Ursuline's campus?
Residence halls are locked 24 hours a day for the safety of our residents. Ursuline College employs security personnel 24 hours a day.How much is room and board?
2012-2013 Room and Board Rates (for both fall and spring semester): double occupancy $4382, single occupancy $6926, Smith Hall occupancy $7412, 10 meal plan (Smith residents only) $3852 per year, 15 meal plan $4196 per year, 19 meal plan is available upon student request. Meal Plan Information
Can I park on campus?
Any student may have a car on campus. You must register your car and pick up your permit at Student Services, Mullen 203. Permits are $30/semester.How big is my room?
A room in Grace Hall is approximately 10'x14', Bedroom in Smith Hall is approximately 10'x 11' and a room in Murphy Hall measures approximately 11'x15'. Rooms on the third floor of Murphy are carpeted. The first and second floor rooms of Murphy Hall have tile. You may wish to bring an area rug or carpet for tiled rooms. What should I use when hanging my favorite poster or decorating my room?
We recommend using 3m brand strips and adhesive to hang posters and decorations. You may not use the following: Wallpaper, contact paper, paneling, tacks, nails, screws or two-sided tape. Ceiling cover of any kind is not permitted - including tissue paper, wrapping paper and/or foil covering. Will I have internet access in my residence hall room?
Each resident has access to the Ursuline College network and Internet hook-up in his/her room. What about wireless access to the internet?
You may not hook up a wireless router in the residence halls or your room. Smith Hall, Grace Hall lounges, Murphy Hall lounges, Pilla Atrium, Dauby Science Center and Mullen Commuter Lounge all have wireless access to the internet.Can we have a pet fish in our room?
The only pets permitted in the residence halls are non-carnivorous fish in a properly maintained fish bowl (2.5 gallons or less, no motor, no filter). Fish bowls are limited to one per room (with the agreement of the roommate) in Murphy and Grace Halls. In Smith Hall, residents are permitted to have fish bowls up to the amount of occupants in the suite. The only animals allowed in the aquarium are fish (no frogs, turtles, snakes, lizards, crickets, grasshoppers, etc). Fish must be removed from residence halls during all breaks (if neither of the occupants have registered to stay for break). Because of public health regulations, pets (other than fish), are not permitted in the residence halls under any circumstances including a brief visit. A fine of $25.00 per day, per pet, is assessed to any resident who possess a pet. Residents may also be fined if an exterminator is needed to remove fleas. If I lived on campus fall semester, can I decide to move off campus for spring semester?
Terms of Contract and Occupancy: Ursuline College will provide the student a residence in a college residence hall during the 2012-2013 academic year at the College. Ursuline College will provide the student with board according to the meal plan established at the College. The student agrees that this Contract is for the entire academic year and agrees to pay for room and board for the full academic year. If the student's occupancy commences after the beginning of the academic year, payment will be on a pro-rated basis.What will my mailing address be while I am away at college?
2550 Lander Rd.
Residence Hall - Room Number
Pepper Pike, OH 44124 What are visitation hours?
Visitation hours are as follows: First Floor Lounges
Sunday through Thursday 9:00 AM - Midnight
Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 AMStudent Rooms
Sunday through Thursday Noon - Midnight
Friday and Saturday Noon - 2:00 AM
Ursuline College does not have a curfew. What can I do on the weekends?
Ursuline College offices and various student organizations offer weekend activities such as athletic events, mixers, formals, trips around Cleveland, community service opportunities, movie nights and much more. Ursuline College offers annual events including Community Service Day, Founder's Day Formal, Little Sibs Weekend and Senior Send-off. What are the requirements to live on campus?
The following is the list of requirements one must meet to be eligible to live within the residence halls:
1. Registered for the current semester as a full-time student. To be considered a full-time student one must carry at least 12 undergraduate credit hours or 9 graduate credit hours.
2. Undergraduate students must be 17-25 years of age to be eligible to live in undergraduate housing.
3. No disciplinary sanction which specifically prohibits living in the residence halls.
4. Good financial standing with the College.
5. $25 deposit to reserve a space, payable to the Business Office.
6. Residence Hall Contract must be signed prior to moving in the residence hall. Student will be held to the terms of the contract for the entire academic year and will be expected to abide by these terms.
7. Meningitis and hepatitis status form and medical emergency card completed prior to moving into the residence halls.
Exceptions to the above requirements may be made by the Director of Residence Life. Ursuline College does not provide married student housing or housing for underage children. Murphy and Grace Halls are designated for undergraduate housing. Smith Hall is for upperclassman and graduate students. Who do I contact to find out more information about living on campus?
Please feel free to contact Residence Life office at 440 646 8336 with questions.