Ave Maria University - Latin American Campus offers two modern Residence Halls on campus and is committed to providing students with a residential experience that enhances and extends the educational and spiritual mission of the College.
LIVING ON CAMPUS
Ave Maria University is committed to forming mature Christians in a community environment. Our goal also for incoming students is to provide a university experience that encourages academic success and a better integration into the life of the university. Therefore, full-time undergraduate students aged 16 to 17 must live in the university residence halls. If students turn 18 while living in the dorms, they are still required to live on-campus until the end of that semester. Only students 18 years of age and above or students who reside with parents, in the local area are permitted to live off-campus. In special circumstances, exceptions to this policy may be granted. These are considered on a case by case basis and the decision of the Student Life Department is final; therefore, there is no appeal process. Students who do not abide by this policy will not be allowed to register.
Living on campus at AMULAC allows students to immerse themselves in a Christian community and to take full advantage of the many services and opportunities offered by the Center for Academic Excellence and the Student Life Department. Dormitory residents are able to live in an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity and grow in the areas of academics, faith, community, and leadership through sharing in a family like environment.
Students who are 17 years old or younger are on a curfew, therefore whenever they go outside campus for particular or personal reasons; they need to be back by 11:00 pm on weekdays and 12:00 am (midnight) on weekends. A list of students who are minors is kept at the university's gate for security guards to check their time of entrance. Security guards may also ask students to show an ID or even sign their check-in time. Minors may also be required to sign-in with a Resident Assistant at the hour of curfew to verify their presence on campus
Students, who neglect to be back on campus at the appointed time or leave after curfew time, are written up and called to a meeting with the Director of Residence Life for the first occurrence. Any occurrence after the first one would be considered an infraction and as such penalties apply.