Living at Lynn

Whatever your lifestyle, you’ll feel right at home at Lynn. Our six residence halls make student life comfortable and convenient. Unwind between classes in one of many beautiful spots on campus. (You’ll love our hammocks!)


Living in a residence hall at Lynn University isn’t just about where you sleep … it’s a way of life.

Living in a Lynn University residence hall rocks …

  • Roll out of bed and into the classroom … everything is within walking distance.
  • Get inspiration from scenic study areas.
  • Enjoy 24/7 dining and perk up with Starbucks coffee.
  • Get to know your neighbors—more than 1,000 of your fellow students from all over the country and the world.
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The effect of living near the ocean comforted my soul, and I was able to focus on my work and my responsibilities like never before.
Fernando Arias '13, B.A. in communication, media and politics

Housing FAQs


Why don’t we say “dorms”?

At Lynn, we believe that the word dorm just means a place to sleep. We don’t offer ordinary dorm rooms, we provide residence halls. Our residence halls act as your home away from home by offering community spaces where you can meet people, study, relax, watch TV and play games. It’s a place to live and learn, and it’s an important part of your journey here at Lynn University.

What furniture is provided?

Each room has one bed, one mattress, one desk, one desk chair and one dresser/wardrobe unit per person. A mirror, closet and overhead light are standard in most rooms.

Are there computer, cable and/or phone connections in my room?

One cable jack and basic cable are provided in each room; all residence halls have wireless connections.

Can I smoke in my room?

All buildings on campus are smoke-free.

Can I access my room before the start of the school year?

Students must move into their residence halls on the designated move-in day.


Do the rooms have private or community bathrooms?

Trinity, Freiburger and de Hoernle have community bathrooms on each floor; E.M. Lynn and Lynn have private bathrooms in each room. Perper has suite style rooms with a bathroom located in each suite.

Do I have to clean my own bathroom?

Community bathrooms are cleaned daily by the housekeeping staff; no housekeeping services are provided for individual rooms or private baths.


How do I find out who my roommate is?

You’ll be matched with a roommate with the help of a special housing questionnaire once your housing deposit is received. Your roommate's information is emailed to your Lynn email in early to mid-July so you can contact him or her before you come to campus.

How many students share a room?

Trinity, de Hoernle and Freiburger are double-occupancy, and E.M. Lynn and Lynn are primarily triple-occupancy. There are a limited number of private rooms. Perper has two suite types; a single room suite for five people or a double room suite for four people.

Laundry facilities

Are there laundry facilities?

E.M. Lynn has coin- and credit card-operated laundry facilities on floors two through five. Perper has coin- and credit card-operated washers and dryers located on the first and second floor of the building.

Coin-operated and credit card washers and dryers are in the campus laundry room open seven days a week, 7 a.m. to midnight. Campus Suds, Inc. is available for pick-up/drop-off laundry service.


Can I bring a car?

Any student, including freshmen, may bring a car to campus. You must register your car with Campus Safety for your free parking permit.

May I have a pet?

Only fish are allowed (in a tank up to 10 gallons).

Do I have to purchase a meal plan?

All residential students are required to purchase one of the three meal plan options. Learn about meal plan options and costs.

What is the visitation policy?

Resident students may have guests on campus. The guest must provide photo ID to get onto campus.

Off campus

Are freshmen allowed to live off campus?

Most first and second year students are required to live on campus. Off-campus approval is only given to students who:

  • are married and/or have children
  • live with their parents within commuting distance of Lynn (proper documentation is required)
  • are beyond their sophomore year of academic standing (60 credit hours or more)
  • are 21 years or older


Our dining hall is open 24/7! That’s right. Eat what you want, how much you want and when you want.

Delicious, fresh dining options

At Lynn, you’ll enjoy a range of fresh and seasonal dining options campus-wide. And the best part? Our amazing dining staff is here 24/7, so if you need a midnight study-break snack, we’ve got you covered.

Each of our dining locations are managed by Sodexo, a leader in Quality of Life services and a partner to more than 850 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

Throughout the year, Lynn’s dining staff sponsors special events such as: Meet the Chef, Pop-Up Dining, Text and Tell, Culinary Battle Royale, Elements dinners and Celebration of Nations.

Meal plans Fuel your mind with 24-hour dining

Silver, gold and platinum meal plans are available. Meal plans expire at the end of each semester.

Silver, gold and platinum meal plans are available. Meal plans expire at the end of each semester.

  • Unlimited meals per week
  • $0 Fighting Knights flex dollars
  • Three guest passes per semester
  • Unlimited meals per week
  • $150 Fighting Knights flex dollars
  • Six guest passes per semester
  • Unlimited meals per week
  • $300 Fighting Knights flex dollars
  • Ten guest passes per semester

Block plans

Students and employees may redeem block plans at Elmore Dining Commons. One card swipe per person counts for one meal.

Fighting Knight flex dollars

You may redeem Fighting Knight flex dollars only at Perper Coffee House and Christine’s. Flex dollars carry over from one semester to the next.



Resident students

Meal plans are required for all undergraduate residential students. The room and board fee includes participation in the Silver dining plan. You may upgrade to the Gold or Platinum plans.

SilverIncluded with room and board
Gold+ $150/semester
Platinum+ $300/semester

Commuter students

Undergraduate commuter students may purchase Silver, Gold or Platinum meal plans. The rates are independent of room and board and should not be viewed in relation to the overall lodging cost. Please note that these costs are per semester with sales tax and expire at the end of each semester.

Online and graduate

Silver, Gold, and Platinum meal plans are available to commuter students. The rates for these plans are outlined below. Please note that the following costs are per semester (Fall I & Fall II, and Spring I & Spring II), and expire at the end of each semester. They do not carry forward to the next semester regardless of the usage.

Block plans
25 meals$180.56
50 meals$347.75
75 meals$481.50

Tax included

Nicole Yellin
Joining a sorority has helped me make life-long friends. Before joining Theta Phi Alpha, I never knew I could have such a strong bond with one group of women.
Nicole Yellin '17, New Jersey, B.S. in marketing

Work hard. Play hard.

Student life on Lynn’s campus offers all the comforts of home … and then some. With 24/7 dining, tons of free events and outdoor recreation options, and more than 30 student clubs and organizations, there’s no time to be bored.