The residence halls are more than places to sleep. Here at Schreiner University, the residence halls create a sense of community and a place to call home.

Residence Life Mission

The residence life staff encourages opportunities for community involvement, responsibility and accountability within a supportive and encouraging living-learning environment that is conducive to the growth of each student and campus community as a whole.

Residence Life Programs

The residence life staff ensures that residential students are never bored by providing an array of programs to meet the unique needs of residents. Every week residents are invited to come out to a building-wide program in each of their residence halls.


Updated July 15, 2020


Schreiner University will not test all students upon return to campus; rather, emphasis will be on students from larger municipalities with significant community spread, students who are in co-curriculars, and other communities of interest.

Students who ARE REQUIRED to test for COVID-19. Students who fall into one or more of the categories below will be required to test for COVID-19:

Athletes. Any student who is on one or more of the following NCAA Sport or Varsity Program teams; Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Softball, Volleyball, Band, Bass Fishing, Cheer, Cycling, Equestrian, Esports, Rifle, Shotgun, and Wrestling.

Group affiliation. Any student who is part of one or more of the following groups: Choir, Theater, Honors LLC, Health Professionals (Vesalius) LLC, Global Scholars LLC, Mentors, and Resident Assistants.

Hot spots. Any students whose permanent residence is in a city or town that is considered a COVID-19 “hot spot”.

Students who are NOT REQUIRED to test for COVID-19. Students who do not fall into one or more of the categories listed above will not be required to test for COIVD-19.

Test location and cost. Schreiner University will cover the cost for COVID-19 testing for current Schreiner University at Texas MedClinic. Testing will not be conducted at Schreiner University. For Texas MedClinic COVID-19 Testing Information please check the COVID-19 FAQ page.

Texas MedClinic Location: 1007 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio, TX 78209.
Clinic Hours: 8am- 5pm (Closed from 12-1pm)

Test Scheduling. Students will schedule a time to take their test by using this link: Please email for the link to the testing questionnaire. You should have received in in an email with your testing and move-in assignment.) The clinic has the ability to test 10 people every 30 minutes. Once an appointment slot is filled no other students may test at this time. Students must arrive during their scheduled time. Appointment changes will not be permitted.

Campus Proximity. Students who are traveling from more than 250 miles outside of Kerrville have the option to test for COVID-19 in their hometown before traveling to campus. These students may also choose to test at the specified location above if desired. This test must be conducted no more than 48 hours before arriving to campus for your scheduled move-in day. When results are received, the student must email this information to along with student ID number, first name, last name and the subject line: COVID-19 TEST- “Last Name”.

Out of state residents. Any student who is traveling from out of state is permitted to test for COVID-19 in their home state before arriving to campus. This test must be conducted no more than 48 hours before arriving to campus for your scheduled move-in day.  When results are received, the student must email this information to along with student ID number, first name, last name and the subject line: COVID-19 TEST- “Last Name”.

Testing Groups, Test Dates, and Move-in Dates:

Testing Group  Testing Date  Move-in Day
San Antonio Residents Wednesday, August 5th *With building assignment. NO MOVE-INS on Aug 5
Faulkner & Trull Thursday, August 6th Thursday, August 6th
Baldwin & Delaney Friday, August 7th Friday, August 7th
Commuter Students Saturday, August 8th N/A
Pecan Grove & Oaks 1 Sunday, August 9th Sunday, August 9th
Oaks 2, 3, 4, 5 Monday, August 10th Monday, August 10th
Oaks 6, 7, 10, 11 Tuesday, August 11th Tuesday, August 11th
Late arrivals Wednesday, August 12th Wednesday, August 12th

Prior to Testing Day. The questionnaire below must be completed prior to arriving at the testing center. Please email for the link to the testing questionnaire. You should have received in in an email with your testing and move-in assignment.

Testing Day

  • Please arrive on time and wear a face covering while at the clinic.
  • Be prepared to present some form of identification upon check-in.
  • Texas MedClinic representatives will administer the non-invasive COVID-19 test using a nasal swab collection.
  • Results should be available within 20 minutes but could take longer. Please be patient.
  • Do not leave the clinic property until your results have been sent to you (via text message/email). You will need to wait in your vehicle during this temporary period.
  • All test results will be shared with the Schreiner University. Please use your immediate test results from the clinic to gain access to campus.
  • A negative test result is a necessary prerequisite to moving into one’s student residence.

Positive COVID-19 Test. Any student who receives a positive COVID-19 or is showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted on campus until the following parameters are met:

  • At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery (resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications); and
  • The individual has improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, shortness of breath); and
  • At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
  • The student has been confirmed not to have COVID-19 by two negative tests in a row, at least 24 hours apart.


Housing Assignment. Your room number and suitemate names are available to view on Schreiner ONE on the Residence Information page.

Students are permitted to bring no more than two (2) guests to help move in (i.e.- Student with mom & dad, or student with brother and friend). Additional guests will not be permitted on campus. Anyone who is symptomatic or has been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 within the two weeks prior to arrival will not be permitted on campus.

Students who are required to test for COVID-19 must present a negative test result upon arrival to campus. You will need to show your results at the check-in stand and to your Resident Assistant (RA) when you arrive at your residential building.

If you are not required to test you must present your email from Residence Life that indicates that you are not required to test.

When students arrive to campus, they will do the following:

Stop at the screening check stand. Students and guests will ensure that they are wearing a face covering during this screening process. Students and guests will be screened with an infrared thermometer, asked if they have experienced new or worsening symptoms of COVID-19 and if they have had contact with any individual who has been confirmed to have COVID-19 within the last two weeks. After the screening, students and guests will be provided a wristband to indicate that they have been screened for that day. Anyone who is symptomatic or is believed to have been in contact with someone who is confirmed to have COVID-19 in the previous two weeks will not be given a wristband and will be required to leave campus.

Drive to your residence hall or apartment complex. After the student and their guests receive a wristband from the screening check stand you will drive to the parking lot of your assigned residence hall or apartment complex and park your car.

Check-in with residence life staff. When you arrive your Resident Assistants (RAs) will be there to check you in.

Check your room for existing damages. At check-in you will be given access to an online Room Condition Report. This form will allow you to indicate any damages to the room prior to moving in.  You will be held responsible for any damage that occurs in your room or apartment during your residence that is not noted on this form.

Get your key. Once you have inspected your room for damages and submitted the Room Condition Report, the RAs will issue you a room key. Your keys are your responsibility. Keys may not be duplicated, given, or loaned to another person at any time. Lost, stolen, or missing keys must be reported immediately to your RA or RD in order for the security of your room and the building to be maintained. In the event a key is lost or stolen, door locks will be changed. Residents will be charged $75 for each key lost.

Move into your room. Once you have your key you can begin moving into your room. Your guests may stay to help carry items to your room and decorate.

Say goodbye. After you have moved in your guest will need to leave campus. Give everyone big hugs make plans for daily texts and video calls.

Please email all questions concerning move-in, testing and housing assignments to

COVID-19 Manual: PDF File – COVID-19 SU Student Manual

Your room number and suitemate names are available to view on Schreiner ONE on the Resident Housing Information page.

You may request a roommate change starting on the first day of class. To request a roommate, room change, or single room please complete this Room Change Form.

You may request a meal-plan change before the 12th day of classes. After this date, you will no longer be able to change your meal-plan. * Meal-plans are assigned based on credit hours earned. To change your meal plan please complete this Meal Plan Request Form.

Applications are due at the time you apply for housing and must be resubmitted each academic year. To apply please email

To view a list of suggested items for you to bring to on-campus housing please click here: What To Bring To Campus

Am I required to live on-campus?
All students are required to live on-campus unless they meet one of the following requirements:

  • You are married
  • You are a single parent with dependents
  • You are a veteran of the U.S. military service
  • You are 23 years of age or older
  • You have completed 90 or more credit hours (if you are a transfer student, at least 90 hours must be accepted by Schreiner) or have already lived on campus at another university for at least three years
  • You will be enrolled in a 12-month program leading to certification or license (Vocational Nursing or Master’s programs)
  • You will be a part-time student (11 or fewer credits per semester each semester—if you become a full-time student you will have to move on campus)
  • Students whose permanent residence (12-month period immediately preceding the date of registration) is in the area counties of: Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Edwards, Bandera, Real or Kimble. These students have the option of living at home with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) only.

When will I get my housing assignment?
Housing assignments will be available via Schreiner ONE no later than August 1st. Students will need their login information that they obtained during orientation.

Can I request a roommate?
You are welcome to request a roommate on your housing application. If you have already completed your housing application, please email with your request. Both you and your roommate must separately send an email agreeing to this pairing. Please include first name, last name and student ID numbers in your request.

For more information about housing, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Room & Board Rates

All rates are per semester. Double= 2 roommates per room, Single= 1 student per room.

RESIDENCE HALLS– Freshmen & Sophomore Students

COVID-19 UPDATE: To facilitate social distancing and allow for each student to have a bedroom to themselves, only freshmen will reside in the Residence Halls. COVID-19 SU Student Manual – View PDF »
Rate per semester
Faulkner Hall $3,327
Baldwin Hall $3,125
Trull Hall $2,916
L.A. Schreiner $2,893
Delaney Hall $2,478

APARTMENTS – Juniors & Seniors

4 Bedroom 2 Bedroom Double Single*
The Oaks $3,567 $5,067 (option to rent 2 rooms in a 4 bedroom apt)
Pecan Grove $3,188 $3,840 N/A N/A
Pecan Grove – Efficiency N/A N/A $2,954 $4,674


Meal plans are determined by the number of college credit hours earned at the end of the previous semester. Exceptions to the credit hour requirement will not be made.

Freshmen (0–29 credit hours): Captain Schreiner

Sophomores (30–59 credit hours): Mountaineer

Juniors & Seniors (60+ credit hours): Hill Country A or B

Commuter students: Any plan listed below or no meal plan

  Captain Schreiner Freshmen $ 2,811.25

20 Meals Per Week

  Mountaineer Sophomores $ 2,305.73

15 Meals Per Week

  Hill Country A Juniors & Seniors $ 1,082.50

5 Meals Per Week

  Hill Country B Juniors & Seniors $ 1,082.50

$1000 Declining Balance

  Commuter A Commuters $ 541.25

$500 Declining Balance

  Commuter B Commuters $ 324.75

$300 Declining Balance

Meal Plan Requirements:

All residential students must select and keep the same meal plan for an entire academic year. Meal plan changes will only be made between semesters upon request and with approval from the Office of Residence Life. These requests must be made prior to the start of the new semester.

Freshmen students: (those with 0-29 earned college credit hours) MUST choose the Captain Schreiner plan.

Transfer students: All residential transfer students will be required to purchase the Mountaineer plan for their first long semester at Schreiner University. At the conclusion of their first long semester, transfer students will be allowed to select a meal plan based on the number of college credit hours transferred and verified by the Schreiner University Registrar’s Office.

Returning students: Meal plans are determined by the number of college credit hours earned at the end of the previous spring semester.

Freshmen (0–29 credit hours): must select the Captain Schreiner.

Sophomores (30–59 credit hours): 30–59 hours: may choose the Mountaineer.

Juniors & Seniors (60+ credit hours): may choose Hill Country A or Hill Country B

Commuter students: may choose to have a meal plan or no meal plan.

Gus Schreiner Dining Hall:
Also known as the “Schreiner Diner” is our all-you-can-eat facility. Here you can find a self-service breakfast area, a salad bar, homemade pizza and calzones, your sautéed and grilled favorites, and much more.

Lion’s Den:
Located in the Cailloux Campus Activity Center, the Lion’s Den offers a wide variety of items from breakfast every weekday morning to drinks and quick snacks to keep you going. Starbucks Coffee Station, Outtakes Quick Cuisine, Mondo Subs and Wraps, Pollo-a fresh chicken concept, Bluebell Ice Cream and Au Bon Pain Soups are all available here!

Paws N Go:
A 24/7 self-checkout convenience market located near the Oaks apartments complex. Students can redeem Monty Bucks at any time!

For more information about Chartwells Dining Services, including hours and menus, please visit

Schreiner University has “cut the cord” with the exception of cable TV in the common areas in residence halls, apartment complexes, and various other buildings on campus.

Below is a list of suggestions of free or heavily discounted streaming services available to Schreiner University Students.

Free Content:

Subscription Discounts:

  • Spotify Premium + Hulu: Only $4.99/month for ad-free Spotify plus access to hit shows and movies on Hulu.
  • Amazon Prime Student: Schreiner students get 6 months for free and the 50% off after that. Students will have all the perks of prime including Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, Twitch Prime, and free two-day.

How to Stream:
If you are wanting to stream content to a TV, Schreiner University’s wireless networks supports Internet video streaming devices like a Roku or Amazon Fire Stick. In contrast, screencasting services and devices like Apple Airplay and Google Chromecast will not work on the Schreiner wireless network.


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