Housing On-Campus for Students Temporarily (HOST) Program

Overview of Accommodations
  • Temporary housing accommodations will be in Boyd Residence Hall on the Auburn University campus. (see location on map below)
  • Accommodations in Boyd Residence Hall will include the following.
    • Each room will be shared with one other occupant of the same gender.
    • The building will include both male and female occupants. Each floor of the building is limited to one gender.
    • Room assignments will be made by the Graduate School and University Housing.
    • Each room will share an adjoining bathroom with one other room that will have 1-2 occupants, as shown in the floor plan image here.

Layout of a room accomodation

  • Each occupant will be furnished with the following in the room.
    • One twin extra-long bed
    • Individual closet space
    • Desk
    • Dresser
    • Rooms are not furnished with any electronics or appliances (no television, microwave or refrigerator, etc.)
    • Sheets, blanket and pillow will be provided.
    • Each occupant will be issued a key to unlock his/her designated room as well as an electronic access card to enter the building.
  • Each building has the following shared accommodations:
    • Lounge/common seating area with cable TV
    • Laundry facilities
    • Limited kitchen facilities
    • Campus wi-fi (with university login)
  •  All rules and regulations regarding conduct, safety, and security as outlined in the Guide to Residential Living must be followed. In particular, please note the following:
    • Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed or stored in residence halls or anywhere on Auburn University Campus, regardless of a person’s age
    • Smoking is not allowed anywhere on Auburn University Campus
Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be an International Graduate Student
  • Auburn Global students are not eligible
  • Must be a newly enrolled, first-time arrival to Auburn University
  • Must complete an application before the application deadline of July 23, 2019
  • Spouses and children will not be eligible for these accommodations.
Length of Stay Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 nights must be reserved.
  • Applicants may request to begin their stay anytime during the period of August 1 to August 11, 2019
  • Participants may stay as many additional nights as needed until the move out deadline of August 13, 2019 at 9 a.m.
  • To checkout, students must go to the AU Housing office, 305 West Samford, Burton Hall, Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Costs Involved
  • The cost for the above accommodation will be $20 per person per night for double occupancy room.
  • Students will be billed by AU Housing after termination of their stay.
  • Bill will include cost of the initial 2 night minimum plus the nightly rate of $20 per person for any additional nights prior to the day of checkout.
  • To checkout, students must go to AU Housing office, 305 West Samford, Burton Hall, Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • At checkout students are expected to return keys and access cards

Additional Fee will be charged for the following:

  • Lost/non-returned electronic access card ($15 per card)
  • Lost/non-returned room key ($100 per key)
  • Failure to cancel reservation before the confirmation deadline ($40)
  • Damages to room

Click here to complete an application for the AU HOST program.

Last modified: May 17, 2019