Residence Life Policies and Forms
Housing Accommodation Request Procedure
Download the Disability Accommodation Request Form here
Franciscan University considers residential living to be an integral part of a student’s development. Residence Life is committed to providing a successful residence hall experience for all students, including those with documented disabilities. The Assistant Vice President of Student Life and the Director of Student Academic Services collaborate to determine the most appropriate housing accommodations.
Students may submit a request for an accommodation in university housing by following the process below. The request must include verification from a physician or other diagnosing professional. All accommodations are based on individual needs, on a case by case basis, and will only be considered once all the required documentation is submitted.
Procedure for requesting a housing accommodation
- Submit a signed housing contract
- Complete and submit a Housing Accommodation Application
- Submit completed University Disability Form. Form must be completed by a physician or other diagnosing professional. (application and forms are available at the Student Life Office, Student Academic Services Office, or by download above.)
Deadlines for housing accommodation requests
April 1: Returning Students (accommodations must be requested prior to the Housing Fair)
May 1: New Students enrolling for Fall
Dec. 1: New Students enrolling for Spring
All required documentation must be received by the due date for a request to be considered. Late requests will be considered in the following semester.
Application and forms are available at the Student Life Office, Student Academic Services Office, and via the link above. All forms are returned to:
Student Academic Services
Egan Hall, Franciscan University
1235 University Blvd.
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone: (740) 284-5358
Fax: (740) 284-7095