Family Policy

For purposes of residing in the Family Apartments at University Apartments, a family will be defined as the following:

  • Legally married spouse
  • Dependent/child(ren)
  • Single student requiring an escort
  • Committed Couples (must meet the following criteria):
    • Landlord verification that they have previously lived together for the duration of more than 6 months
    • Bank statement indicating a joint account (must have been opened 6 months prior to application date)
    • Credit card/financial statements indicating fiscal interdependence (must have been opened 6 months prior to application date)
    • Shared custody of a dependent child(ren)
  • Other Family Member
    • Must provide documentation of financial/medical/sponsorship
    • Must be living with the tenant for 50% of the academic year

Family residents are required to notify Residential Life if their situation changes to single status at any point during the contract period.

All family members residing in the apartment must be listed on the application and/or added to the lease. Family members living with the student must disclose any past criminal records. The Office of Residential Life reserves the right to refuse housing to an individual based on their past criminal record.

Occupancy Limits for Families

One Bedroom:

  • Family with one dependent child under the age of 2
  • Couple with no dependent children

Two Bedrooms:

  • Three adults (couple and one additional adult)
  • One couple with 1 dependent child over the age of 2
  • One couple with 2 dependent children

Three Bedroom:

  • Family with more than 3 dependent children
  • Maximum occupancy is 6 individuals


Residential Life

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Residential Life: (812) 237-3993 or toll-free (888) 824-3920

Residential Life Office
218 N 6th St.
Terre Haute, IN 47809

Fax: (812) 237-8525

Residence Hall Front Desk Numbers

Blumberg (812) 237-2420
Cromwell (812) 237-2354
Rhoads (812) 237-6222
Mills (812) 237-5999
Burford (812) 237-5371
Pickerl (812) 237-6111
Erickson (812) 237-3031
Sandison (812) 237-2068
Hines (812) 237-5666
Jones (812) 237-5777
Lincoln Quad (812) 237-5888

University Apartments

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone UA Office: (812) 237-2443

University Apartment Office
Box 107 201 Crawford Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807

Fax: (812) 237-4943

UA After Hours Duty Line: (812) 229-2041

Duty Hours:
Monday-Friday 4:30 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Weekends 24 hours
Holidays 24 hours

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