Off-Campus Living

Welcome to the Office of Residential Life and Education's off-campus pages. Here you will find all the information you need about living off-campus including the process for applying, the residency policy, and various resources available in the Crete and Lincoln areas. If you have any questions about the information you see here please feel free to reach out to the Office of Residential Life at or (402) - 826 - 8111.

Process and Application - Currently Closed

  1. Review the Residency Policy and determine which exemption it would be best for you to apply under.
  2. Complete the off-campus housing application.
  3. All supplemental materials (commuter documentation, proof of address, and extenuating circumstance documentation) should be submitted within the application.

If you have any questions about what supplemental forms your application may need please email or please schedule a meeting with a Residential Life staff member.

Applications Currently Closed - Applications open Early Spring

Please allow for a minimum of 10 business days for your application to be reviewed. Also note that submitting an application is not automatic grounds for approval. Late applications will not be reviewed.

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Appeal Process

Students may request reconsideration of an exemption decision within five (5) business days after receving notification of the decision. All requests for reconsideration of an exemption decision must be submitted in writing to the Director of Residential Life and Education. Such special cases will be reviewed individually by the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students (additional supporting documentation is highly recommended).

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