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Our Residence Life and First-Year Experience Office is happy to help answer your questions about housing or living on campus.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Email us: reslife@chapman.edu

Call us: 714-997-6603

Visit us: Our office is located on the second floor of the Davis Community Center. Here are directions for walking to the Center once you are on campus.

Meet our staff: Meet the Residence Life and First Year Experience staff who will be assisting you throughout your time at Chapman.

Additionally, you can use PantherBot, Chapman University’s chatbot, to answer many questions. The chatbot is available on this page

Residential Support Desk

When the office is closed, you can get in touch with a Residence Life and First-Year Experience staff member by going to the Residential Support Desk.

Residential Support Desk location: Henley Hall Basement (next to the Henley Fitness Center)

Residential Support Desk hours: 

  • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.10 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.10 p.m.

If you are unable to contact a staff member in your building or area, you can call Public Safety at (714) 997-6763.

What to do if you are locked out

If you are locked out of your residence hall or apartment, you can call the Resident Support Line to receive a lockout code that will let you in to the building. Call (657) 373-1200 to get your code.

If you are unable to reach the number, you can call Public Safety at (714) 997-6763.

Sending us documents

If you need to send us documents, you can email them to reslife@chapman.edu or use our mailing address:

Chapman University
Residence Life and First Year Experience
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Concerned about a student?

Chapman has a Student Outreach and Support Team who can handle concerns about the wellness of a current student. You can learn more and submit a referral on our Student Outreach and Support page.