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.

>> EMORY MEAL PLANS

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 dining@emory.edu.

Laundry in residence halls is included in your room rate. You can see the status of a washer or dryer by visiting the LaundryView website here or download the LaundryView app.

To submit a maintenance request for any common area laundry machine download the CSC ServiceWorksService Request App and scan the barcode located on the front of every machine.

On-campus mail service is provided by Emory University Mail Services.

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
MSC _____ (Student Mailstop Code)*
Main Campus
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Recipient's Name
MSC _____ (Student Mailstop Code)*
Clairmont Campus
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

*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.

website | http://www.mailservices.emory.edu/
phone | 404.727.6172
email | eumail@emory.edu

The Division of Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) 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 LITS: 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 visit the LITS help, call 404-727-7777, or visit Student Technology Support. 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 LITS 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:

» LIBRARY AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

» UNIVERSITY IT SUPPORT REQUEST

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, transportation.emory.edu). 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

Marta

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.

Bikes

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

Parking

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

Emory Police Department (EPD) - SafeRide

Now you can use TransLoc's OnDemand feature for the overnight SafeRide shuttle service. The system allow 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.

SafeRide users will still be able to utilize the service by contacting the TPS dispatch by phone (404.727.7555)for shuttle service and walking escorts.  No matter how you use it, the ultimate goal of the SafeRide service is to connect you safely to your final destination on Emory University’s campus.

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.

TPS and the Emory Police Department provide SafeRide service for employees and students. The program provides a safe escort to an employee or student who feels unsafe travelling to areas of campus that are not directly served by shuttle service or for those times when the shuttle service is not in operation.

The SafeRide may be a shuttle, golf cart, vehicle or walking escort to your destination. SafeRide operates from 9:00PM – 5:00AM. Latenight shuttle Thursday-Sunday from 11:00PM to 3:00AM.

To request SafeRide, use the On Demand feature in TransLoc's Rider app, or call 404.727.7555.

» EMORY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Emergency “Blue-Light” Phones

Blue-Light Phones are located throughout the entire Emory University campus that provide a direct connection to the EPD Communications Center, staffed 24-hours-a-day. These phones link directly to Emory Police where the caller can report an emergency or request a security escort. Simply pick up the handset or press the “call” button and you will be connected to a 9-1-1 operator. Remember – help is just a call away!

CEPAR

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