International Student On-Campus Housing Application


Please complete the following information. To reserve housing, send a pre-payment check of US$200 to: Office of International and Advanced Study (previous OIP), Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710 USA. $200 pre-payment is REQUIRED to reserve on campus housing. If you are denied a visa, your US$200 will be refunded.

Male    Female  

Family Name: 

Given Name: 

Other Name: 

Country of Citizenship: 

Date of Birth:    month / day / year

Phone Number: 

Fax Number : 

E-mail Address: 

Do you smoke?

First semester you plan to attend SVSU


Please select your preferred housing choice:

Type of Unit / Semester Price *

shared bedroom (shared apartment / $2,085)
private bedroom (shared apartment / $2,850 limited availability)
private efficiency apartment ($3,265 limited availability)

* Rates are subject to change by action of the Board of Control

Please also download documents from these three links which include International Fee Wiring Instruction; International Housing Application, International Housing Contract. Please fill out International Housing Application, International Housing Contract and email back to to secure your reservation.

International Housing Application 2015-2016 (516kB)

International Housing Contract 15/FA-16/WI (2,022kB)

International Fee Wiring Instructions (91kB)


On-Campus Housing Facilities

All units are fully furnished with full-size kitchens. The prices below include electricity, heating, air conditioning, basic cable TV access, computer data port, and local phone. Meals are NOT included, but meal plans are available at the on-campus Food Court. Units remain open and available during all holidays.

On-campus Housing Preference & Deposit

Campus housing is reserved on a first come basis determined by when we receive this application. PLUS THE $200 PREPAYMENT. SVSU also provides a service to wire money through Peer Transfer. Credit card payments may be made by Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express, but are subject to a 2.9% fee. Guarantee of on-campus housing requires that we receive both the application and the prepayment at least one month in advance of your arrival. We will make every effort to honor your request, but cannot guarantee you will receive your preference.

Why pay through peerTransfer?

  •     Eliminate hidden bank fees – ensure Saginaw Valley State University receives the correct amount.
  •     Save on exchange rates – in most cases you can make a payment in your home currency. peerTransfer will process the currency exchange – offering you wholesale exchange rates, unmatched by traditional banks.
  •     Peace of mind – 24×7 multilingual customer support when you need it most. Know where your payment is in the bank transfer process

Check this link for more detailed wiring instruction.

International Fee Wiring Instructions (91kB)

Housing Requirements

  • All those living on campus must be registered for classes (except during Spring/Summer).
  • All students living on campus must sign the housing contract before receiving keys to their unit.
  • When you arrive you must pay for the entire semester in order to move into housing.
  • Students arriving in the Fall must sign a contract for BOTH Fall AND Winter semesters.
  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of the units.
  • In Michigan, including on campus, you must be 21 years old to drink alcoholic beverages.
  • Students may switch units, based on availability, by contacting the Housing Office.


Questions: Contact the Jasmine Cao at


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