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Commencement Housing
Updated 11.11.14

Thank you for your interest in on-campus accommodations for Commencement 2015. Registration for 2015 will open on January 19, 2015 at 8:00 AM (EST). Please review the information below prior to registration.

The offices of Residence Life and Housing offer Commencement housing for family members and guests of Emory University graduates. A limited number of double rooms will be available in first-year residence halls (Raoul Hall) for Commencement 2015.

» GENERAL INFORMATION
» HOUSING PACKAGES
» POLICIES
» FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
» RESERVATIONS

» CONTACT US

 

General Information
Commencement housing for family members and guests of Emory University graduates is being offered in Raoul hall. The maximum occupancy per room is 2 adults; you may reserve more than one room.

Raoul Hall is located in the heart of the University, off of the "Freshman Neighborhood" (on Eagle Row) and in close proximity to the Dobbs University Center (DUC) and Woodruff P.E. Center (WoodPEC). Opened in 2014, Raoul is home to the Residence Life and Housing offices, can house up to 341 residents, and feature traditional doubles, singles, and suites (two rooms joined by a bathroom).

Guests will reside in double rooms that consist of two (2) single, extra-long twin beds, two (2) dressers, two (2) desks, two (2) chairs, and a powder area with sink/mirror. All rooms are air-conditioned with private temperature controls. As a guest with us, we will provide freshly made beds, bath towels, wash cloths, soap and shampoo upon your arrival.

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*rooms may vary by shape and size

Common, single-sex bathrooms/showers are located on each hall. All common, single-sex bathrooms have private shower stalls with a curtained changing area in front of each shower. Family bathrooms are also available on each hall.

New for this year, we are offering 2-bedroom suites that have attached full bathrooms (toilet and shower). View a semi-suite style floorplan here.

We are unable to offer room service, but we will staff a concierge desk and have on-call service to assist with questions and lockouts. While bedrooms do not have telephones, calls can be made from the hall phone on each floor. Wireless internet access on "EmoryGuest" will be available in the building; EmoryGuest wireless access is also available in non-residence halls throughout campus, including the DUC, Barnes & Noble, and Starbucks.

Included in your stay will be:

  • parking in the nearby Peavine Parking Deck for the duration of your stay;
  • 2 passes to the Sunday Commencement Brunch;
  • 2 continental breakfasts on Monday and Tuesday morning; and,
  • 2 passes to the Woodruff Physical Education Center.

To view the schedule of events for Commencement 2015, visit Emory's Commencement website.

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Reservation Packages
Two- and three-night stay packages are available. Prices are flat rates for each package.

Three-night 2-Bedroom Suite Package :: Saturday (5.9.15) - Tuesday (5.12.15)

» Check-in begins at 12 PM (noon) on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Check-out is 12 PM (noon) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
» This is for a 2-bedroom suite with an attached bathroom for a total of 4 people.
» Three-night suite packages are $700.00/suite.

Two-night 2-Bedroom Suite Package A :: Saturday (5.9.15) - Monday (5.11.15)

» Check-in begins at 12 PM (noon) on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Check-out is 4 PM on Monday, May 11, 2015.
» This is for a 2-bedroom suite with an attached bathroom for a total of 4 people.
» Two-night suite packages are $500.00/suite.

Two-night 2-Bedroom Suite Package B :: Sunday (5.10.15) - Tuesday (5.12.15)

» Check-in begins at 8 AM on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Check-out is 12 PM (noon) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
» This is for a 2-bedroom suite with an attached bathroom for a total of 4 people.
» Two-night suite packages are $500.00/suite.

Three-night Package :: Saturday (5.9.15) - Tuesday (5.12.15)

» Check-in begins at 12 PM (noon) on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Check-out is 12 PM (noon) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
» This is for 1-bedroom (2-person occupancy) with access to a community bathroom.
» Three-night suite packages are $325.00/room.

Two-night Package A :: Saturday (5.9.15) - Monday (5.11.15)

» Check-in begins at 12 PM (noon) on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Check-out is 4 PM on Monday, May 11, 2015.
» Two-night packages are $225.00/room.

Two-night Package B :: Sunday (5.10.15) - Tuesday (5.12.15)

» Check-in begins at 8 AM on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Check-out is 12 PM (noon) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
» Two-night packages are $225.00/room.

 

 

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Policies
The following policies will be enforced by Emory Residence Life and Housing staff:

» There must be a supervising adult (18 years or older) present with any children.

» No pets are allowed in the buildings or rooms.

» Smoking is not permitted on Emory's campus. As of January 1, 2012, Emory implemented a tobacco-free policy for all University and Healthcare campuses.

» Each guest is provided with two keys: a room key (handle and bolt) and a building entrance access card. Building doors cannot be propped and will remain locked at all times. Keys AND access cards MUST be returned at check-out. We will assess a $97.00 Lost Key Fee and $25.00 Lost Card Fee to the primary guest during check-out for each item not returned.

» Cancellations must be made in writing to sihp@emory.edu by April 17, 2015 in order to receive a full refund. Reservations are non-transferrable at any time, and non-refundable after April 17, 2015.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many guests can stay in a room?
Each bedroom has a maximum capacity of two guests. With a 2-bedroom suite, you can accommodate a total of four guests.

What are my parking options?
Parking is included for all guests in the Peavine Parking Deck. This deck will remain open through Monday evening. For individuals who purchase a package that checks out on Tuesday, you will be prompted to provide the number of parking passes you will need (if any) in order to access the parking deck Monday night and Tuesday morning. Additional transportation and Commencement Shuttle information may be found on the Emory Commencement website.

Where do I purchase brunch tickets for Sunday?
Each guest room includes two (2) Commencement Brunch tickets. Additional Brunch tickets may be purchased on the Emory Commencement website.

If I purchased more than one room for my family/friends, will our rooms be next to each other or attached?
We will make every effort to strategically place family and friends as close to one another as possible, but we cannot make any guarantees.

What if I have additional housing needs? (ADA accommodations, dietary restrictions, etc.)
Please call our office at 404.727.7632 or email sihp@emory.edu with a description of any needs you may have.

Do I have to bring my printed EventBrite ticket to check in?
Yes. Please bring your printed EventBrite ticket to check in.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?
Cancellations must be made in writing to sihp@emory.edu by April 17, 2015 in order to receive a full refund. Reservations are non-transferrable and non-refundable after April 17, 2015.

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Reservations
Room reservations for Commencement Housing 2015 may be made beginning January 19, 2015.

» 2015 COMMENCEMENT HOUSING RESERVATION

 

Contact Us
For more information, please contact the Housing office at 404.727.7632.

Office of Residence Life and Housing
Re: Commencement Housing
DUC/Drawer B - Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

[F] 404.727.7632
[E] sihp@emory.edu

 

 

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