Living On Campus Resources

All undergraduates living in on-campus housing are required to participate in the Meal Plan. Plan options vary depending on your class year (not academic standing) and your personal preference. Click on the link below to find the options for first-year, second-year and upperclass students. Please review the meal plan options carefully and decide on a Meal Plan before you complete the housing application. You will be asked to make your Meal Plan selection in the Housing Selection process. As a part of the Meal Plan, you will have the opportunity to use on-campus food facilities. More information can be obtained from Emory Dining and the EmoryCard Office.


To check your EmoryCard balances (Dooley and Eagle Dollar balances), visit the EmoryCard Services Student Financial Services page or click here.

If you have further questions about dining plans, please contact

The cost of using the laundry facilities in the residence halls is included in your room rate. 

You can see the status of a washer or dryer by downloading the CloseLine QuickView app and selecting your building's laundry room(s). 

If you need to report a maintenance issue for any common area laundry machine, you can: 

  • Submit a service request through the app.
  • Request service through the FMB website (using the QR code on the flyer in the laundry room)
  • Call 1-800-832-6193
  • Email

Click here for laundry do's and don'ts. 

On-campus mail service is provided by Emory University Mail Services. Mail Service Centers are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Mail Service team services Emory University students from the following locations: 

- Main Campus Mail Center at Few Hall

- Clairmont Campus Mail Center located inside the SAAC

Mail folders are automatically assigned to incoming students by Mail Services in collaboration with Housing.  Mid-year transfers in/out are handled as exceptions. Learn More.

All on-campus residential students will also be provided with an address. The address will resemble the addresses below depending on their campus location:

Main Campus Clairmont Campus

Recipient's Name

Emory- MSC:######

1762 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

Recipient's Name

Emory- MSC:######

1946 Starvine Way

Decatur, GA 30033

*Your student mail stop code (MSC) can be found on your MyHousing page.

Shipping Your Belongings

The University's mail contractor, RICOH USA, coordinates all shipping and mailing for our residents. Information about shipping is available on the mail services website. Packages sent through a shipping company should be addressed to your Emory University address (as indicated above).

Note - Packages shipped prior to August cannot be accepted before a certain date. We will update this page when we receive this information or you may check on the Mail Services website directly in. When you move in you can pick-up your packages at trailers located near your residence hall.

If you have questions and concerns regarding shipping and mailing, please contact Mail Services at Emory University.

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phone | 404.727.6172
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The Division of Office of Information Technology (OIT) operates a number of services across campus and online, such as learning management systems, video conferencing, and class registration. There are also computing labs, student printing stations, and media production spaces available from ATS: Student Digital Life


Residential WiFi and TV

Emory provides wireless networking, named EmoryUnplugged, and cable TV services in each residence hall or apartment. Students with computing questions or needing assistance, please see the Tech Setup Guide or contact OIT help by calling 404-727-7777, or visit Student Technology Support for in-person assistance. The cable TV service is digital only, and can be accessed via antenna or the coaxial port located in residential rooms. Students will need to provide their own coaxial cable. Channel listings can be found on the OIT website. Emory also offers Xfinity on Campus to all residents to stream directly to their devices. Additional information and channel listings are available on the Xfinity on Campus website.

For more questions about Emory's cable service, contact University IT (404-727-7777)

Other helpful links include:




I am a new, first-year, residential student, when will I receive my EmoryCard?

Welcome to Emory!  If you uploaded an approved photo by the June 1 deadline, you will receive your official Emory University Identification Card, the EmoryCard, when you check-in at your Residence Hall.  

Please keep your EmoryCard safe as it is used for campus access, meal plans, Dooley Dollars, Eagle Dollars and more.  To learn more about your EmoryCard and its usage, visit the Welcome to Your EmoryCard website.

If you have any additional questions, please email us at, and we will respond as quickly as possible.


I am a new, first year, residential student, and I missed the photo upload deadline. What do I do?

We are sorry to hear that you missed the deadline! We ask that you upload photo of yourself and an image of your government issued photo ID to the EmoryCard Photo Upload website as soon as possible.  We will do our best to make your EmoryCard available when you check-in at your Residence Hall – if we are unable to do so, you will be directed to our Pop-Up in the Emory Student Center during Move-In. 

If you have any additional questions, please email us at, and we will respond as quickly as possible.


I am a new, first-year student, but I am not living on campus, where do I pick-up my EmoryCard?

Welcome to Emory!  If you are not residing on campus, you will receive your EmoryCard during orientation, please review the schedule for details on check-in.  If you have questions, please email .


I am a returning student and I lost my EmoryCard, how do I obtain a replacement?

Students in need of a replacement card should visit the EmoryCard office during regular office hours. The cost to replace your EmoryCard is $30.00 payable via Eagle Dollars, debit/credit card, or charged to your OPUS Account. For current hours of operation and location, visit the EmoryCard website.

Shuttle Service

Emory University Parking and Transportation Services operate a shuttle bus service between major buildings, parking areas, and residential centers. Contact Parking and Transportation Services at 404.727.1829 for their shuttle routes and hours of operation, or visit their website at (insert hyperlink, These routes are also available through the Rider App. Shuttles are available to students seeking to go from main campus to Clairmont Campus, or other locations around Atlanta. Around the holiday breaks, shuttles to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport are also available. Emory also provides Experience Shuttles. These are shuttles that go to exciting places around Atlanta, and destinations vary each year. Click here for more information regarding Emory Shuttles and Emory Experience Shuttles


Several MARTA bus routes pass Emory’s campus on a daily basis. Many bus routes will take riders to MARTA train stations, where access to many popular areas of Atlanta is available. For more information on MARTA transportation, including how to get bus tickets or bus passes, visit MARTA’s website.


Biking and other methods of alternative transportation are encouraged at Emory. If you choose to bring a bike to campus, bike racks are located near every residence hall on campus. For more information, visit Biking at Emory


First-year students are not permitted to have cars on campus at Emory. Parking is available to upper-class students and upper-class residents of University housing. Any car driven on Emory campuses at any time must be registered with the Parking and Transportation Services. All parking is managed by the Office of Parking and Transportation Services.   Students who intend to maintain and park a vehicle on campus shall be required to register the vehicle in accordance with and thereafter adhere to all policies and parking fees as outlined by the  Office of Parking and Transportation (404.727.PARK)

Some residence halls have designated parking areas, while residents of other halls may park in on-campus parking decks. The following residence halls have designated parking areas, in which only residents of the hall may park.

  • Clairmont Campus Apartments: Non-Clairmont residents who wish to visit Clairmont residents or utilize the Student Activity and Academic Center (SAAC) are encouraged to shuttle over from main campus (utilizing the C Route or The Loop from Woodruff Circle). Visitors can park for free in the Starvine Parking Deck on weekdays after 4:00 PM (until 6:00 AM) and on weekends. Shuttle transportation is available for all Emory students and employees.
  • Clifton Tower
  • Woodruff Residential Center
  • Select fraternity houses and sorority lodges

Car Registration and Driver's License Information 

For Information on Car Registration, visit Georgia MVR

For Information on Driver's License Information, visit Georgia DDS

The Housing Operations and Residence Life staff recommends that all bicycle users registers their bikes with the Emory Police Department. Register your bike through the Operation ID Program by clicking here.  

Emory Police Department (EPD) - SafeRide

Saferide is a free, on-demand service that operates on Emory’s Atlanta campuses from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., 365 days per year. The SafeRide may be a shuttle, golf cart, vehicle or walking escort to your destination. Rides may be scheduled in advance. Call 404.727.7555 to request the SafeRide service or visit the SafeRide webpage for more information.

The late-night shuttle runs Thursday-Sunday from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. The ultimate goal of this service is to connect you safely to your final destination on Emory University’s campus.

You also can use TransLoc's OnDemand feature for the overnight SafeRide shuttle service. The system allows you to reserve a ride from the safety of your dorm room, office, library, etc., and will provide real-time vehicle tracking. You'll receive an alert when the bus is 3-5 minutes away from picking you up.

If you are traveling on campus after dark, you should always do so in groups of two or more people. If you need to walk alone and want an escort, you should call for a SafeRide escort.


Emergency “Blue-Light” Phones

Blue-Light Phones are located throughout the Emory University campus and provide a direct connection to the Emory Police 24 hours a day. Use the Blue-Light Phones to report an emergency or request a security escort. Simply pick up the handset or press the “call” button and you will be connected to an EPD operator. Remember – help is just a call away!

Download the LifeSafe app

The Emory LiveSafe app provides a quick, convenient, and discreet way to receive alerts and communicate directly with Emory University safety officials any time, day or night. Report an anonymous tip, request a SafeWalk, or receive a virtual escort. Download the app today.


The Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) serves as the center for Emory enterprise-wide planning for and coordinated response to catastrophic events affecting Emory and the broader community. Emory CEPAR is recognized locally, nationally and globally as a leader in sustainable community disaster resilience. Please see useful materials from CEPAR below. 

"Just In Time" A Guide to Campus Emergencies 

Student Preparedness Checklist