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Housing FAQs

Q.  Is the $40.00 housing application fee the same as the one for college admission?
A.  No; the $40.00 housing application fee is separate from the $40.00 admission fee.

Q.  Do I have to pay the first installment of $200 before school starts in the fall?
A.  Yes, the $200 installment must be paid before you are assigned a room.

Q.  Are rooms assigned by seniority?
A.  Current WSC residents are given the opportunity for re-assignment first; reassignment week usually takes place in late March to early April.  Once reassignment week is over, remaining rooms are prioritized in order completed applications have been received in the housing office.  An application is not considered complete until both the housing application fee and first installment have been paid.  Room assignments are sent to students in early July.

Q.  Are there single rooms available?
A.  All rooms in Frontier Hall are designed as double rooms, however rooms will be tripled as necessary.  All students will have a roommate.

Q.  How do I apply for an RA position?
A.  Contact the housing office at 701-774-4528

Q.  Is bedding supplied by WSC?
A.  WSC supplies all students with a bed, dresser, desk, and chair.  Students must bring their own bedding, towels, and personal items. Linens and other dorm supplies are available through the WSC Bookstore; linens must be ordered ahead of time.

Q.  May I choose my roommate?
A.  WSC does it's best to honor roommate requests.  If you want to choose a roommate, you and your proposed roommate must request each other as roommates and submit your housing applications together.  The earlier you submit your completed application, the more likely your roommate request will be honored.

Q.  What if I decide not to attend WSC and I’ve already paid my application fee and first installment?  Will I get a refund?
A.  The $40.00 application fee is non-refundable.  You may be entitled to a refund, or partial refund, of the first installment based upon the date of your notification of cancellation.  Refer to housing contract under “Cancellation & Refund Policy.”