Office of Residence Life and Housing

Hampton University provides a variety of services to assist students as they progress in their collegiate careers – from comprehensive academic support such as tutoring and study skills training; to conflict resolution and counseling services; to on-campus housing. Our comprehensive student-specific services are designed to help students meet the challenges of a rigorous university experience, enabling them to reach their fullest potential and to prepare for successful lives after they graduate. With a stylish mix of 24 modern and historic residence halls, living on the Hampton University campus is as comfortable as it is fulfilling. Whether you're overlooking the Hampton River or in the middle of campus, you'll find a wide variety of spacious fully-equipped rooms to choose from. Plus, when you're living on campus, you're already close to exciting university sporting and cultural events.

The Office of Residence Life and Housing plays a significant role in providing an education for life for all students. We are dedicated to the promotion of learning, character building, leadership and service.

Check out the RESIDENCE HALLS at Hampton University and find one that fits your style!

The Office of Residence Life is responsible for the following student functions:
  • Housing Selection
  • Room Assignments
  • Building Maintenance
  • Residence Life Staff
  • Student Residential Programming
  • Room/Building Changes
  • Housing Billing
  • Living-Learning Communities
  • Roommate/Suitemate Mediation
  • Health, Safety and Welfare Inspections

For Residence Life and Housing inquiries, please contact us at, Call: 757-727-5486, or Fax: 757-728-6272.

Office of Off-Campus Housing

Office of Off-Campus Housing

The Office of Off-Campus is designed to service and assist all students, faculty and staff in their off campus housing needs. The Off-Campus Housing Office serves only as an information referral service and cannot be responsible for lease arrangements. Services provided are free for all students, faculty and staff.

Intake Form
The intake form will better assist in forming your individualized housing list. This compiled list will include properties, such as condos, townhouses, houses and rooms, which are owned and managed by individuals within our surrounding communities. All properties listed are inspected and approved by our office, except for apartment complexes; providentially, they have their own inspection process.

Click Here to Access the Intake Form

Off-Campus Housing Fair
The Office of Off Campus Housing at Hampton University hosts an annual housing fair that is designed to provide students, faculty, staff and the community an opportunity to network and connect for housing needs and other resources.

The Off Campus Housing Fair has passed, but check back with us later about our next event!

The apartment quick guide list can be requested via email between 8am and 4pm. Hampton Harbor Apartments are directly adjacent to the campus, and can be reached via email or by calling 757-723-0559. Other apartment listings located in the cities of Hampton and Newport News can be found through the Apartment List, the Apartment Guide, and When it's time to sign a lease, the student, her or his parents, guardians, or other responsible party must read over the application and sign as the responsible party. Persons from North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida are not allowed to co-sign in the state of Virginia. This is a reciprocal law.

Update Address
Students must provide the Office of Off-Campus Housing with an updated address within one week of signing a lease agreement. Students must also notify the Office of the Registrar with their current local address.

Rental Agents/Landlords
All Rental Agents/Landlords that wish to list and advertise property with the Hampton University Off-Campus Housing Office, must submit photos of the property and complete the Landlord Application Form (PDF) below. Please submit this information by mail, email (, or fax.

NOTE: The Landlord Application From (PDF) requires applicants to sign using a Digital ID. To create a new Digital ID, download the PDF form to your computer, open the document in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, click on one of the signature fields, and select Configure Digital ID. You can also follow the instructions here to create a new Digital ID: - Create a Self-Signed Digital ID.

Click Here to Access the Landlord Application (PDF)

If the Office of Off-Campus Housing can be of further assistance, please call 757-728-6746, or email us at