The Stonewall community is a gender inclusive housing community specifically geared toward students of all sexual orientations, genders, gender identities, and gender expressions who want to live in a community celebrating their various identities and foster understanding, learning, and community.
Stonewall Housing applications for 2022-2023 are NOW OPEN!
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To apply for Stonewall Housing, please use the link below to complete the Stonewall Housing Interest Form.2022-2023 Stonewall Housing Interest Form
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About Stonewall Housing
Located in the Austin Residence Complex on the Kennesaw Campus and University Courtyard on the Marietta Campus, Stonewall Housing is a gender-inclusive, LGBTQ themed housing community at KSU. Stonewall is available for all students who want to live in a community celebrating their various identities and foster understanding, learning, and community around topics of sexuality and gender.
The Stonewall community thrives on developing academically successful students, inclusive of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and/or expression.
By joining a community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, gender non-conforming, and ally students, residents will be expected to respect the commonalities and differences of the residents.
Add to description: Residents of the Stonewall community are expected to attend 2 KSU Housing and Residence Life events per semester, 2 KSU LGBTQ Resource Center events per semester, and 2 Cultural Competence Workshops with the Cultural and Community Centers per academic year.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Stonewall Housing Application Timeline:
- Stonewall Housing applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all spaces are filled, however priority for Stonewall Housing consideration closes in early March. Students can request roommates at this time.
- We will communicate acceptance or denial to priority Stonewall Housing applicants through the month of March and continue to place later applicants until full.
- Once initial acceptance is received, applicants will then be contacted by Housing to finalize their housing selection.
- Students accepted must accept placement into Stonewall Housing promptly with Housing and Residence Life once contacted.
Please note: The LGBTQ Resource Center is a partner in this process and may not be able to provide status updates after you have received initial acceptance. We are always reachable at email@example.com to answer questions and provide assistance.
Stonewall Housing Rates
Housing rates for Stonewall Housing are established by Housing and Residence Life. For the most current pricing structures, please visit Housing and Residence Life.
Stonewall Housing FAQs
Are rooms assigned based on sex or gender?
Because the Stonewall Housing Community is gender inclusive, rooms will not be assigned based on a persons gender, gender identity, or gender expression. This means that residents of the community may have roommates that identify as a different gender than themselves.
Where is Stonewall Housing Located?
Stonewall Housing is located in the Austin Residence Complex, Phase 1 on the Kennesaw Campus and University Courtyard on the Marietta Campus.
Does my lease extend into summer semester?Yes, Stonewall Housing falls under the 12-month contract distinction established by Housing and Residence Life.
Will I be sharing a bedroom or bathroom in Stonewall Housing?No. The apartments within Stonewall Housing feature a private bedroom and private bathroom, with a shared common area (living room) and kitchen. For floor plans and details, visit Housing and Residence Life.
Can I pick my roommates?Most likely. Prospective Stonewall Residents can indicate a roommate request in the Stonewall Housing application. Each roommate will need to indicate one another in this form in order for us to try and accommodate the request. The LGBTQ Resource Center strives to meet each request to the best of our ability, but approvals are dependent on room availability and mutual requests.
What are the eligibility requirements for Stonewall Housing?In addition to all requirements established by Housing and Residence Life, the LGBTQ Resource Center requires that each applicant demonstrate a sincere desire to live in an LGBTQ-affirming housing community and engages in LGBTQRC and Housing programming. This is accomplished via short essay questions in the application form and a point system.
How many rooms/beds are available in Stonewall Housing?For the 2022-2023 academic year, Stonewall Housing has been approved for 48 rooms/beds in the community. The number of rooms available can fluctuate from year to year based on the number of vacant rooms and student demand.
Can first-year/freshmen students live in Stonewall Housing?
Yes. Although Stonewall Housing is located in 'Upperclass Student Housing,' Stonewall Housing is open to all incoming and current students at KSU. The only eligibility criteria, outside those established by Housing and Residence Life, is that students must demonstrate a sincere desire to live in an LGBTQ-affirming housing community and remain engaged in programming.
Questions, Comments, Concerns?
For questions, comments, and concerns related to the Housing Portal, deadlines, costs, and contracts please contact Housing and Residence Life at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions, comments, or concerns related to Stonewall Housing (aside from the Housing Portal, deadlines, costs, and contracts), please contact the LGBTQ Resource Center at email@example.com.
The Stonewall Housing Community is a partnership between the LGBTQ Resource Center and Housing and Residence Life. All prospective residents will be required to meet all established requirements and expectations of Housing and Residence Life.