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Lodging and Hotels

On-campus lodging is provided in a vacant residence hall room on campus. While most students choose to stay on-campus during Orientation, most parents and families take advantage of hotel discounts using the link at the bottom of this page.

  • On-campus lodging is available during Summer Orientation sessions only. 
  • Please review the Guest Housing Agreement for the rules and regulations.
  • Linens are provided. However, many participants choose to bring their own pillows, blankets or towels.
  • View the Arrival Instructions for information about when and where to check-in.
  • We are able to offer Disability and Dietary Accommodations to make sure your Orientation experience is as positive as possible.

Note: Staying on campus during Orientation does not include the standard amenities normally found in hotels (toiletries, televisions, etc.).

New Student Lodging

Kelly Residence Hall 

  • One night of lodging is provided free of charge.
  • Students will share a traditional-style room with one other student of the same sex.
  • Additional nights (up to one night early arrival and one night late departure) cost $40 per person, per night. 
  • Staying in the residence hall is not mandatory, but highly recommended to get the full on-campus experience.

Parent and Family Lodging

Race Street Residences

  • On-campus lodging for parents & families costs $70 per person, per night.
  • Parents & families traveling alone will receive a private room in a shared suite with one other single family member of the same sex. 
  • Parents & families traveling together will receive an entire suite to themselves. 
  • Additional nights (up to one night early arrival and one night late departure) are also available at the rate listed above.

Hotel Discounts

Philadelphia Travel and Hotels

Staying at a local hotel will allow you to take advantage of comfortable amenities and experience life in the city. View the Philadelphia Travel and Hotels website for a list of discounts and hotels within walking distance to the University City Campus.