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First Year Housing and Dining

Welcome to Campus

Can you believe it’s already time to talk about starting your college life at Transylvania? Move-In Day will be here before you know it. Below you will find all the housing and meal plan options, as well as pricing. We can’t wait to have you on campus!

Dalton-Voigt Residence Hall

Dalton-Voigt signals a new vision of campus living and learning. The centerpiece of each floor of this four-story building is a common study space where you can collaborate with your peers outside the classroom.

Each two-person room includes beds, dressers, closets, desks, chairs, sinks and a bathroom you will share with the room next door. Kitchen and laundry facilities are also available.

Kincaid Residence Hall

Kincaid is one of our two newest residence halls, with four floors of rooms, as well as beautiful common areas where you can study, hang out or watch the big game with friends.

Each two-person room includes beds, dressers, closets, desks, chairs, sinks and a bathroom you share with your roommate. Kitchen and laundry facilities are also available.

Thomson Residence Hall

Thomson Residence Hall, opened in 2008, was the first residence hall in Kentucky to earn the EPA’s prestigious ENERGY STAR certification for energy efficiency. The three-story hall features 31 suite-style living units.

Each two-person room features a living room, study area, refrigerator, bathroom and bedroom. There are lounges on each floor, and the first-floor lobby includes tables, booths and an outdoor patio.

Thomson Floorplan: Suite with 13’2″ x 14″ bedroom, 11’3″ x 10’8″ Living area and bathroom

Transylvania Residence Hall Rates & Amenities 2020-2021 First-Year Housing

ThomsonKincaidDalton-Voigt
Single Gender FloorsSingle Gender Floors
Co-Educational FloorsCo-Educational FloorsCo-Educational Floors
Private of Suite BathroomsPrivate of Suite BathroomsPrivate of Suite BathroomsPrivate of Suite Bathrooms
CarpetCarpetCarpetCarpet
AC/HeatAC/HeatAC/HeatAC/Heat
XL Twin BedsXL Twin BedsXL Twin BedsXL Twin Beds
Desks & ChairsDesks & ChairsDesks & ChairsDesks & Chairs
Closets & WardrobesClosets & WardrobesClosets & WardrobesClosets & Wardrobes
Vending/Ice MachinesVending/Ice MachinesVending/Ice Machines
Recreational AreasRecreational AreasRecreational AreasRecreational Areas
Lounge with TVLounge with TVLounge with TV
Study SpaceStudy SpaceStudy SpaceStudy Space
Computer Lab/PrinterComputer Lab/PrinterComputer Lab/PrinterComputer Lab/Printer
ADA Accessible RoomsADA Accessible RoomsADA Accessible RoomsADA Accessible Rooms
Common KitchenCommon KitchenCommon Kitchen
Laundry FacilitiesLaundry FacilitiesLaundry FacilitiesLaundry Facilities
Additional FurnitureAdditional Furniture
Smoke-free EnvironmentsSmoke-free EnvironmentsSmoke-free EnvironmentsSmoke-free Environments
Wireless Internet & Cable IncludedWireless Internet & Cable IncludedWireless Internet & Cable IncludedWireless Internet & Cable Included
$6,260$7,160$7,160

Dining

Transylvania University partners with Bon Appétit Management Company, an award-winning industry pioneer whose mission is “food service for a sustainable future.”  Bon Appétit offers delicious, nutritious and responsibly sourced meals in our three campus dining areas — The Great Hall, Rafskeller and Gratz Perk Cafe. We offer food for all needs and food sensitivities, including lines for gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan diets. View Bon Appétit’s website for their daily menu and subscribe to their menu mail. Also see how Transy dining is modifying its services to protect our community during COVID-19.

Girl in Gratz Perk with laptop

Meal Plans 2020-2021

You can choose from a variety of meal plans to meet your individual dining needs

Plan MealsDining DollarsCost
19 Meals/weeknone$5,050/year
14 Meals/week*$200 Dining Dollars$4,750/year
10 Meals/week$350 Dining Dollars$4,750/year
320 Meal Block$150 Dining Dollars$4,750/year
Commuter 40 meal block$50 Dining Dollars$610/block
Commuter 60 meal block$50 Dining Dollars$860/block

*Our most popular plan!
Learn more about our dining services!

Housing and Residence Life Staff

Jeremy Sheffield

  • Director of Housing and Residence Life

Madelyn Frost

  • Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life