BOARD OF REGENT POLICY RESOLUTION
The UW Board of Regents has mandated that all freshman
and sophomores live in residence halls. Specifically, resolution 173 (May 5,
freshman and sophomore students who are not veterans, married or living with
parents or guardian, shall be required to live in a university-operated
residence hall when such accommodations are available;
Chancellor with a campus situation which he feels would warrant exception to
the provisions of this resolution, may submit a plan to the Board for its
Chancellor may grant exceptions to this policy to individuals with special
situations, such as significant personal hardship.
At UW-Stevens Point, the policy is enforced for those
students who have graduated from high school two years or less prior to the
start of the academic year (e.g., a student graduation in 1995 would be exempt
from the residency requirement for 1997-98 while a student who graduated in
1996 or 1997 would not be).
granted on a routine basis to students who are married, live with their
parent(s) or legal guardian(s) and commute from within a 40-mile radius, have
a dependent child living with them, or are enrolled for five or fewer credits.
Students who feel that they should be exempt from the policy may request an
exception from the UWSP Residential Living Assignments Coordinator. If the
request is denied, the student may appeal to the Housing Policy Appeals
Committee, a group comprised of residence hall students.