Residence Life Housing Costs
Residence Halls for traditional undergraduates
Note: There will be a room charge of $205.00 (multiple occupancy) and $304.00 (single occupancy) per week for January Term for those students who are not in residence for both the Fall Term and Spring Term.
Prospect Apartments/Elm Park Apartments/Campus Houses
On-campus; available to undergraduate, junior and senior priority
|Term||Single Room*||Double Room*|
Undergraduate Apartments and Houses: Note: For students not in residence in both Fall and Spring Terms, there will be a January Term room charge of $270 double/$304 single per week for Elm Park, Prospect, Elmhrst Terrace Apartments and Houses.
Elmhurst Terrace Apartments
Near-campus apartment housing
|Term||Studio||Single Room*||Double Room*|
*Single room in an apartment or house is having your own bedroom but sharing the unit with others. Double bedroom is sharing a room and unit with others.
Family Housing (Elmhurst Terrace Apartments, nearby campus)
|Term||1 Bedroom||2 Bedroom|
Graduate Student Housing(Elmhurst Terrace Apartments, nearby campus)
|Term||1 Bedroom||2 Bedroom, single room|
Meal Plan Costs
Elmhurst offers a variety of great food at reasonable prices for campus residents and non-residents alike. Whether you're at the Frick Center Cafe, the E.C. Grille, or the Coffee Shop, you'll find fresh food prepared daily on the premises. Students who live on campus choose from three different meal plans, all flexible. Points not used at the end of term do not carry forward to future terms and are not refundable.
|Term||EC Light Cost||Basics Cost*||Bluejay Cost|
||$266 or $459|
||$5,158 or $5,351|
*Standard Plan; The January plan is required for those in residence
Meal Plan Points
Apartment Plan: $450 for 450 points
Bluejay: 2,096 points per term or 131 points per week
Basics: 1,517 points per term or 94 points per week
EC Light: 1,083 points per term or 67 points per week
J-Term: 345 points per term or 86 points per week
J-Term Light: 157 points per term or 39 points per week
Selecting the right meal plan for me
When a student is awarded financial aid, their award is budgeted for the Basic Meal Plan. If you have any doubt about what size plan to select, you may want to select a smaller plan. Additional money can always be added to your chosen meal plan. Unused points are not refundable.
Deadlines for Changing the Meal Plan Choice for the Coming Term
A meal plan can be changed only during specific periods and only for the coming term.
Fall Plan: July 30, 2014
January Plan: December 12, 2014
Spring Plan: January 7, 2015
To change a meal plan, log into MyElmhurst, then MyHousing and MyDining and follow the directions.
Meal Plan for resident students in College Houses and Apartments
Apartment residents may purchase an optional Apartment Meal Plan. Apartment Meal Plans are for the full academic year and must be used up by the end of the academic year. All residents may add points to the meal plan by going online to TouchNet, or by going to the Office of Student Financial Services to pay with cash or with their student account credit balance.