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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.

Housing Assignments

Attention incoming Freshmen! Housing assignments can be found on Schreiner ONE on the Housing page under “Residence Information”. You will be able to see your room assignment by August 1st on Schreiner ONE. Until then you have been assigned to a placeholder room for billing purposes. If your room assignment is 001 or 002 this means you are assigned to a placeholder room. Your true room assignment will be a number between 100 and 310 and you will have one roommate.

Returning Students will be able to access their housing assignment no later than the last day of final exams in the spring semester. Housing assignments can be found on Schreiner ONE on the Housing page under “Residence Information”.

Roommate Changes

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

Meal Plan Change

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

Service & Support Animal Applications

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

Service & Support Animal Applications

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

What to Bring

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

  Double Single* *Single rooms are available only if space permits.
Faulkner Hall $3,327 $3,952
Baldwin Hall $3,125 $3,750
Trull Hall $2,916 $3,541
L.A. Schreiner $2,893 $3,518
Delaney Hall $2,478 $3,103

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 $ 2,954

20 Meals Per Week

  Mountaineer Sophomores $ 2,423

15 Meals Per Week

  Hill Country A Juniors & Seniors $ 1,138

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: All new freshmen students will be assigned the Captain Schreiner option.

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.

SU Hospitality

Gus Schreiner Dining Hall:
Schreiner Diner is located in the heart of campus and offers an all-you-care-to-eat experience. You will find cutting-edge American entrees, ethnically inspired foods, vegetarian selections and lots more, all prepared right before your eyes! Our menu changes daily to provide you with a variety of dining entrée options!

The Lion’s Den:
Stop by the Lion’s Den for ready-made salads, wraps or parfaits or satisfy your craving for a freshly grilled burger, your favorite coffee beverage or a quick snack to go. 1923 at Lion’s Den features made to order burgers, hand-cut fries and juicy chicken sandwiches. We proudly brew Starbucks offers your favorite Latte, Cappuccino or icy cold beverage perfect for an afternoon study break.

Convenience Store:
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 SU Hospitality, 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.