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.


Every student in housing must check out of their room/apartment for winter break. Residents must vacate campus housing within 24 hours after their last final examination or by Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11am (whichever comes first). Late departures will incur a $25 per hour charge.

Students must schedule a check-out time with their RAs. Signup sheets to schedule a time will be posted by November 15th at 7pm on the RA’s door or at the RA office during nightly temperature checks.

Residents do not need to bring all their belongings home with them over the break unless they are not returning in the spring. We suggest that students bring home clothing, other items they will need during the break, and any valuables.

If a resident fails to check out, they will be charged an improper check-out fee of $50. If the resident fails to return their key(s) they will be charged $75 per key not returned. The RAs are not responsible for scheduling a check-out time for the student if they fail to do so. This is the responsibility of each resident.


Dates and instructions coming soon.


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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