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Housing & Residence Life: Transfer Student Housing

When you think about your transition into becoming a pirate, know that we have a place for you in campus housing. You have the opportunity to enhance your college experience by living where you learn, making friends, and diving head first into our culture.

Room Selection

We allow our returning students to self-select their Fall assignments. We assign all incoming transfer students to the remaining residence halls, based on preference of theme community, room type, roommate(s), and then a questionnaire you complete on your housing application.

If you have earned less than 30 credit hours before transferring, you will be assigned into Windward Commons, our first-year, suite style residence hall. We will try to cluster you with another resident who has already begun their collegiate experience.

Transfer Strong Theme Housing

Transfer Strong is a residential community within the Compass Point community that houses and specifically addresses the needs of incoming upper-class transfer students. It's a great way to meet other transfer students who will be going through some of the same things you will go through. Transfer Strong will have special programs and give you opportunities to meet more students like yourself who are starting their Armstrong experience.

Important Update: Due to higher than normal occupancy for Fall 2016, we can no longer honor requests for this community. Transfer students will be placed in spaces on an as-available basis.


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(November 10, 2017) – The Student Government Association and the Liberty Center Student Council of Armstrong State University request donations of new toys for their annual Toys for Tots campaign. The goal for the university’s 2017 campaign is to collect 500 toys. Donation boxes are located throughout campus.

Read More Treasure Savannah: The Spirit of Volunteering

(March 7, 2017) On Saturday, March 4, more than 400 students, faculty and staff gathered on the steps of Student Union in the chill of the early morning for Treasure Savannah, Armstrong’s biannual day of community service in Savannah and Hinesville.

Read More Armstrong French Club to Host 9th Annual Francophone Film Festival Feb. 16-18

(February 7, 2017) – Armstrong State University’s French Club will host the 9th Annual Francophone Film Festival Feb. 16-18 at the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St. The festival will screen five French-language movies with subtitles covering a wide range of themes and issues. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Read More Dialogue + Discussion: Campus Conversation Series Tackles Tough Issues

(April 12, 2016) – Presented jointly by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs since December 2015, the Campus Conversation series creates a safe space for students, faculty and staff to address complex issues together.

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