Villanova is committed to being a good neighbor by providing resources to build relationships and promoting the connection between students, the University and the local community.




Villanova Good Neighbor Initiatives

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Update 05/23/2022:

The membership application portal for the Friends of Villanova program is now open!

Please visit and complete the form. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please allow 3-5 business days for staff to complete the review and verification process. Once the process is complete, you will be notified of your status via email. 

Once your membership application is approved, you will be prompted to come to the Wildcard Office located on campus in Dougherty Hall (building #23 on the map), beginning June 6th, to verify your address and pick up your Friends of Villanova card. 

Please note: 

  • Walk-in membership registrations and renewals are not available at this time. You must initiate the registration process via the online portal.
  • As a reminder, eligibility for the Friends of Villanova program is limited to residents of Radnor Township and select neighborhoods in Lower Merion Township that are contiguous to campus.
  • All members must fill out their own registration form. All members must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible. 
  • The annual membership fee is $60 per member. If approved, the fee is due when you pick up your Friends of Villanova card.
  • Address verification and Friends of Villanova card pick-up will begin on June 6th, in the Wildcard Office located on campus in Dougherty Hall (building #23 on the map)
  • Access to the fitness center in the Davis Center will begin on June 6th. 
  • Access to the Pavilion Pool, Jake Nevin Fieldhouse and Stadium are not available at this time. 
  • Parking for Friends of Villanova is available in the I-1 Garage, located at Ithan and Lancaster Avenues. ADA parking is available in the A-2 lot behind Finneran Pavilion.

All updates, including hours of operation and facility availability, will be communicated via email, on our website, and Facebook page,

Please contact Hally Ammons at 610.519.7455 or with questions.


Good Neighbor Guide

As positive and contributing members of the off-campus community, students should keep in mind important good neighbor practices throughout the academic year. Villanova has helped develop The Good Neighbor Guide to inform students to be respectful, considerate, mindful and safe while living off-campus. 


Good Neighbor Guide

Additional Resources
We want to provide the best experience possible for our students and community members. Below are helpful resources and tools to get started with off-campus housing needs.

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