Housing & Meals

Accommodations are available at Villanova University in the West Campus Apartments located adjacent to St. Mary's Hall. Each apartment has two bedrooms that sleep a total of four people.  Double Rates ($63) are charged per night per person for a shared bedroom.   You may guarantee a single bedroom within an apartment by paying the single rate ($87).  Apartments are air-conditioned and include a shared kitchen, living room and 1.5 baths.  Housing reservations are made directly through Villanova University and is done separately from course registration. 

Bedrooms are furnished with beds, linens, towels, a desk, and chairs. Please bring a lamp, blanket, clock, and all personal items.  Note that no pets are permitted in our residence halls.

Housing check-in

  • Sunday arrivals:  Housing check-in is in Welsh Hall on Sunday evenings from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Welsh is the last dorm behind St. Mary’s Hall on West Campus.  You may park adjacent to the apartments but not in St. Mary's Hall staff/faculty lot.   Remember to leave your parking pass on your dashboard.
  • Monday arrivals:  You may pick up your key at sign-in.  If you plan to visit your room before your course begins, please arrive no later than 7:45am (classes begin at 8:30).
  • Late registrations:  You must register for housing by noon on Friday for Sunday evening/Monday morning move-in.   Otherwise, a room will not be available for move-in until Monday after class.


Items Supplied to You:

  • sheets
  • pillows and pillowcases
  • blanket
  • two bath towels
  • washcloth
  • toilet paper
  • garbage bags

Items to Bring:

  • pots and pans if you wish to cook
  • utensils
  • alarm clock (if your cell phone doesn't have one)
  • small book light or lamp for bedrooms
  • extra towels or pillows
  • soap, shampoo
  • any other personal items

All residents will be issued a card which will allow access to our dorm, Welsh Hall, as well as Villanova’s library and on-campus fitness center. As an alternative to on-site housing, check our information on local hotels near Villanova, PA.


A reasonably priced a la carte lunch menu is available from the Villanova Dining Services in St. Mary's Hall where courses are held.  All courses break for lunch for at least one half hour per day.   At least one on-campus dining hall is open for breakfast & dinner each day.  The Dining Hall Schedule is always posted well in advance of the current week.  Ample dining opportunities exist locally and on campus.

Off-Campus Technology Course Site

Parkland High School

For those attending classes at Parkland High School (Cedar Crest Blvd) in Allentown, here is some local hotel information.

You can also Google Hotels near 18104 (zip code for Parkland High School) for more hotel information.

Econo Lodge Conference Center
1151 Bulldog Drive
US 22 & 309, PA Turnpike
Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 395-3731
(888) 395-5200

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Allentown Center/Dorney Park
3620 Hamilton Blvd. (I-78, exit 54)
Allentown, PA 18103
(610) 437-9255

Super 8 Motel - Allentown

1715 Plaza Lane
(Rt. 22, exit 15th St.)
Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 435-7880; (800) 800-8000

Housing Registration


The Housing Registration Form is now available.

Please be sure you are confirmed in your courses with UArts before registering for housing.  Note - if you are a 'last minute' registrant: You must register for housing by noon on Friday for Sunday evening/Monday morning move-in.   Otherwise, a room will not be available for move-in until Monday after class.