Living On Campus

We know that no two students are the same and each one has different needs and interests. The Office of Residential Life and Student Conduct is pleased to offer a variety of housing options to suit the needs of our undergraduate residential students.

Each of our residence halls provide a special interest living community for those students with specific interests in mind:

Academic Excellence—24hr. Quiet Hours Living Community

Located in Cooper Hall, the Academic Excellence—24 Hour Quiet Hours Living Community is designed for students wishing to focus significantly on their academic pursuits. As the smallest residence hall, Cooper Hall provides a quiet setting as students agree to 24 hour Quiet Hours throughout the length of the semester.

First Year Achievement Program (FYA)

Located in Bodine Hall, the FYA Program is designed to provide first year students with a comprehensive support system for academic success, the FYA program offers academically focused programming, personal academic support resources from our First Year Mentors, referrals for studying/student support services and much more.  It is HIGHLY recommended that first year students enroll in the First Year Achievement Program and gain a strong start to their academic pursuits at the University of Bridgeport by ACTIVELY taking part in the program.

Compass: Explore, Engage, Connect

Located in Barnum Hall, this community is a collaborative agreement between the Center for Career Development, the Office of Alumni Relations, and the Office of Residential Life and Student Conduct. Members of Compass attend special academic support and career-oriented programs, and learn how to network with alumni and with members of the local Fairfield County business community as an integral part of their academic, professional and personal development.

L.E.A.D.: Learning, Educating, Acting, Developing (NEW for Fall 2016)

Located in Chaffee Hall, the L.E.A.D. Living Community will give students the opportunity to gain insight on their personal strengths and skills, leading to the development of effective leadership skills and increased self-awareness. By participating in the program, students will learn and develop leadership competencies through specialized programming and leadership involvement opportunities. Participation in the L.E.A.D. program will help students become well rounded leaders both on campus, and in the community.

UB the Change: Community Service Living Community

Located in Seeley Hall, the UB the Change:  Community Service Living Community is designed for students with an interest in Community Service, Civic Engagement and Social Justice and provides students with a variety of options to support the UB and local community. Students participate in 4 hours of community service per week, as well as, a larger community service activity supporting the UB and local community on a monthly basis.  Students on work-study may apply their community service time towards their work-study credit.

Upperclassman Living Community (NEW for Fall 2016)

Located in University Hall, the Upperclassman Living Community offers a variety of housing options for students with more than 60 credits, including traditional double rooms and a select number of suites. The Upperclassman Living Community provides graduate students year-round housing in a comfortable and education-focused living environment.  Students living in University Hall must have a minimum of 60 credits or be a Graduate Student.

Fax: (203) 576-4536


  • Office of Residence Life and Student Conduct
    Seeley Hall (enter from Ingleside Place)

  • (203) 576-4228


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