Attention Parents & Guardians -
Please have your student complete this application. You should not complete this application as there is a 76.8% roommate change when someone other than the applicant completes this form, compared to 9.8% when the applicant completes the form. Thank you for making our jobs easier by making your student complete this form.
Note to New Students:Cumberland University requires freshmen students to live in Cumberland University residence halls unless they receive documented exemption from the Office of Residence Life. Students may petition for a waiver from this requirement if s/he meets certain criteria. To complete the waiver, visit: https://www.cumberland.edu/admissions/admitted-students/.
For the purposes of this application, a freshman shall be defined as:1. Any first time entering freshman student attempting nine (9) credit hours or more2. Any freshman with college experience (advanced placement, dual credit, etc.)3. Any transfer student with less than 30 hours earned
Applicants must submit a $250 payment to the Business Office, which includes a non-refundable $50 Residence Life Application Processing Fee and a refundable $200 Residence Life Security Deposit. Your room assignment will not be made until fees are received. Current room and board costs are available through the Admissions Office.
19 Meals per week with $50 Dining DollarsThis is the most prefered option for students who will be on campus the majority of most weekends and eat a full breakfast most mornings. This is also the most recommended meal plan for students who participate in athletics and their coaches require them to eat breakfast every day. Please consult your coach to determine their preference.
14 meals per week with $125 Dining DollarsThis plan is designed for the student who will be on campus most weekends, but does not eat a full breakfast every day.
10 meals per week with $200 Dining DollarsThis plan is designed for the student who does not eat breakfast everyday and who will be traveling or working most weekends away from campus.