Access to all residences are controlled by an id card monitoring system, and all of the traditional residence hall-style buildings are also staffed 24/7 with Security desk receptionists and are monitored by a closed circuit television camera at the entrance.
Life safety systems include smoke detectors, direct notification to emergency personnel, and regular evacuation drills.
The units that comprise the residential community at La Salle University are within walking distance of all campus facilities. Academic and non-academic resources are just steps away and include the library, recreational facilities, and social and cultural venues.
Students assigned to traditional residence hall-style rooms are required to purchase one of the Food Service residential meal plans. A meal plan is optional for apartment and townhouse residents. Please refer to www.lasalle.edu/businessaffairs/foodservice for complete information.
Cars and Parking
Students may bring cars to campus. Parking in any University lot requires registration with Safety and Security. Freshmen may only park in the Good Shepherd lot at the far northwest end of campus at no cost, while upper division students may park in any University lot. All lots other than the Good Shepherd lot require a parking fee. Please refer to www.lasalle.edu/admin/businessaffairs/security/parking.htm.
La Salle University provides shuttle bus service during the Fall and Spring semesters. The shuttle operates from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday. A second shuttle operates from 7:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students also have convenient access to public transportation through the SEPTA station at Broad and Olney. Escort service is provided by La Salle Safety and Security.
Neither the University nor Administrative Services can assume responsibility for theft, loss, or damage to a resident's personal property as stated in the Student guide to resources, rights, and responsibilities. Homeowners insurance can often be extended to cover such losses. otherwise, national Student Services inc. provides property insurance to students nation-wide. You may apply online at www.nssinc.com. For additional information, please contact NSSI at 1.800.256.6774. Personal property insurance is recommended.
Undergraduate Housing Selection Process
Each Spring semester, the University provides students with the opportunity to select their roommates and housing accommodations for the upcoming academic year through the housing Selection Process. Students select housing based upon their housing points and completion of the housing Selection guidelines. More information can be found in the housing Selection guide and at studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/housingselection/.