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Learning Outcomes:

As a result of their experience in College Housing, residents will develop skills in four areas: Living in Community, Effective Communication, Valuing Diversity, and Skills for Success and Wellness.

As a result of living in College Housing, residents will be able to:

  1. Understand their community’s standards and values, and consider the impact of their choices on others in a sustainable community.
  2. Develop skills for effective interpersonal communication and collaboration. 
  3. Value the benefits of a community diverse in culture, ethnicity, socio-economics, sexual orientation, religion, and other identities.   
  4. Develop skills for success and wellness in their personal and academic lives.


Housing Registration Process

Housing Registration will take place in the Wilson Upper Gym at 7pm on the following dates:

  • Thursday, April 28: Suburbs - Doubles and Quads
  • Tuesday, May 3: Suburbs - Triples
  • Tuesday, May 3: Residence Halls - Triples and Suites
  • Thursday, May 5: Residence Halls - Doubles

Read through the Housing Registration Info form for returning students for further details and instructions, as well as find additional housing forms under the Housing tab:

If you need a roommate for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may post a message on the “Linfield College Roommate Search” Facebook group. Please log into your Facebook account and type “Linfield College Roommate Search” into the search bar. Select “join group.” You must be confirmed as a current Linfield student before you will be allowed access into the group. If you cannot find a roommate, please complete the Current Student Housing Preference form

Supporting yourselves and others

If you are concerned about the well-being of a friend you are encouraged to submit a care report. Care reports are directed to the Dean of Students’ Office and an appropriate course of follow-up is conducted for each report. This is one way that Linfield students can take care of each other in a time need.

There are many resources available to you and your friends:

  • Counseling Services (Student Health and Wellness Center) - 503.883.2535
  • Meditation or Prayer Room - Riley Hall, Room 208, Open through Friday noon
  • Chaplain - Call 503.883.2278 for an appointment
  • Online Mental Health Screening

Housing Calendar

For information about holiday dates, registration, and other housing informaiton, please see our Housing Calendar

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