Residence Life participates in the educational mission of Graceland University by creating safe, organized, and supportive residential learning communities, which are ideal for holistic student development and enhancing students’ sense of belongingness.
Grounded in the value of “The Worth of All Persons", our inclusive House System, robust Residential Living Curriculum, and intentional Guide to Community Living cultivate a culture where students can discern who they are called to be and realize their potential for meaningful and productive lives.
Want to explore the various university housing options? This colorful table contains all you need to know for you and your family to make an educated decision on which housing option is right for you.
Students who live within 25 miles of GU's Lamoni campus may apply to live at home with their parents. Both the student and the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must sign this form in front of a licensed Notary Public.
Please note that you must have earned at least 88 credit hours to qualify (Senior Status) for application. Your application does not guarantee approval. Do NOT sign a lease before being approved.
Are you a junior or senior and interested in growing more in your understanding of Graceland's unique Residence Life program? Students who work in residence life and complete an internship in residence life have a greater chance of obtaining Graduate School Assistantships (free graduate school education) as well as careers in residence life following graduation.
Graceland used to refer to this as a Special Housing Needs Request form
Formerly known as the Special Housing Needs Request Form
This links takes you to the accommodations request form. This is applicable to a special housing request, as well as academic accommodations. If your request is related to housing, please not that on the request form
Graceland University is committed to full compliance with the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You will find the SDS Form along with Additional Information and Documentation Guidelines here.