We are excited and ready to welcome you to your new home within Housing and Residential Education at DU! HRE takes pride in providing you with a personalized and unique experience that focuses on inclusivity, community, and engagement.

We have all the important resources you'll need to begin a smooth and successful transition to your new home including what to bring, how to select a room and important details on how to get involved in happenings around campus. 

Why Residential Education is in Our Name

We provide more than housing - HRE's mission is to cultivate individuals and inclusive communities while centering student support to provide you with a quality and meaningful experience throughout your residential experience. We bring this mission to life through our core values of Diversity and Social Justice, Sustainability, and Student and Staff Support and Development. By providing comprehensive training and resources to our staff, prioritizing activism, being agents of change, and a constant commitment to pursuing inclusive excellence, we are able to enrich our students and staff's educational opportunities within HRE.

Our Values

Let's Get Started

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New Students

To prepare for your move to DU, learn about the housing options available to first-year and transfer students, residential guidelines, and what your on-campus life will look like.

Start Here

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Continuing Students

As you get ready to return to DU, revisit room and board rates, residential options, important dates, and more.


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Places to Live

DU has many places to live on campus. Buildings are organized by school year and living community. 

Learn More

Important Resources

Apply for Housing

When you're ready, take the next steps. The Apply for Housing page outlines how you'll use the Housing Portal to apply. 

Room Selection

If you're a continuing or graduate student, it's essential to take the right steps at the right times during the room selection process

Guide to Residence Living

Wondering what to expect as a member of the DU Housing community? Download the Guide to Residence Living.


Services and Policies

From the two-year live-on requirement to winter break housing, find out the important procedures in Services and Policies.


Looking to stay connected with the DU community? Go to Crimson Connect for a full list of in-person and virtual events.

Help a Friend in Need

If you're concerned about a friend's health and well-being, contact Student Outreach and Support (SOS) as soon as you can.


Working for HRE Has Its Rewards

Get training, resources, and experience to inspire students here and excel in future careers.

How to Join Our Staff

Contact Us




(303) 871 - 2246


Dimond Family Residential Village (DFRV) P112

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday (with the exception of University breaks and holidays)