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Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

New Student Orientation

Find your way around campus, make new friends and learn about the many opportunities at UI Aug. 20-23. Learn More

Parent Orientation

Parents are partners in the educational process. Help your student succeed this fall. Learn More

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Join Today

Housing & Residence Life

Explore our 25 residence hall communities designed to support all academic and social needs.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Find students with similar interests, common goals and aspirations in one of our 29 Greek living options.

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Steel House Women's Coop

Looking for a close-knit community of women who care about each other and their house? Find it at Steel.

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Campus Apartments

Townhouses, one-bedroom and community apartments are available for graduate students, families and undergraduates.

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First-Year Students Live On Campus

All University of Idaho students live on campus during their first year. There are a variety of living options to choose from, including 25 residence hall communities, 29 fraternity and sorority chapters and a women's cooperative.

Students who are 21 or older, plan to live with parents, are married, have children or have completed more than 27 college semester credits (excluding dual-enrolled and AP credits) may qualify for an exemption from this requirement.

All exemption requests should be made no later than May 1 for fall semester enrollment and Nov. 1 for spring semester enrollment.

For more information, contact the Dean of Students Office at (208)-885-6757 or email

Campus Dining Options

Choose a plan to fit any eating preference or habit. There are many options available through Vandals Dining.

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