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Welcome Home!

Whether you are an incoming first year student, transferring to Shepherd, or re-enrolling in classes, there’s a home for you on campus.

Housing at Shepherd
Check Out the Residence Halls‌‍‍ ‌What to Pack for Campus

Potomac Place

Shepherd’s newest residence hall, opened in Fall 2018, is available for first-year & upperclass residents! Potomac Place is a suite-style living where no more than 2 people will share a bathroom with double and single occupancy options available.

Shaw Hall & Thacher Hall

Traditional Halls are in the center of campus. If you like to be in a central location of campus where you are near the Wellness Center and not too far away from classes, then this is the place for you. Many of our art and music majors may choose to stay in these halls due to convenience.

Honors Suites

First Year Honors students may be given special permission to live in Martin Hall, which is a suite-style building, as space permits. To learn more about this opportunity, please call our office at 304-876-5172.

West Woods Suites &
Miller hall

West Woods and Miller are suite-style with private bathrooms and a large living room. The suites take on an “apartment-style” living quality without the kitchen.
Available to upperclass, transfer, & readmit residents.

Dunlop & Printz Apartments

Dunlop and Printz Hall are apartment-style living with a private bathroom, living room, and kitchen. The apartments provide a great opportunity for independent living.
Available to upperlcass, transfer, & readmit residents.

Steps to Live On-Campus

1. Activate your Shepherd account

2. Complete Housing Application
•  Click on the yellow Good Living Portal button above
•  Log in with your Shepherd username and password
•  Find the Housing Application under Applications & Forms tab
•  Read, complete each page of the application, and submit

3. Pay your $100 Housing Deposit
This deposit and the $100 enrollment deposit are separate.
Pay via mail: Make checks or money orders payable to “Shepherd University” and mail to: Residence Life, PO Box 5000, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Pay via phone: call the Business Office at 304-876-5284
Pay in person: visit the Business Office in Ikenberry Hall, room 212

Residency Requirement

Shepherd University believes living on-campus is a crucial piece of a student’s educational experience. Thus, all Shepherd students are required to live on-campus while enrolled. There are a set of residency exceptions listed here.

Meal Plans Availability

Living on campus offers convenient access to Shepherd’s dining options.
Meal Plan Options & Costs 2020-2021

Residential Mail

Mail and packages are delivered to the Residence Life Office in Miller Hall. We will notify students via email for First-Class Mail and packages. Visit the office during business hours to pick up.



P.O. Box 5005
Miller Hall – [Hall Code]
Shepherdstown, WV 25443‌


(UPS, FedEx, Amazon)

202 N. Duke St.
Miller Hall – [Hall Code]
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Hall Codes

‌Dunlop  DL
Miller  MI
Potomac Place  PL
‌Printz  PR
Shaw  SH
Thacher  TH
West Woods  WW

Contact Us

Residence Life Office, Miller Hall Lower Level
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday